Every day, CAIR scours the internet for you to find, share and highlight the day’s most important COVID-19 headlines

Just the Facts: COVID-19 News You Need To Know (5/11)

May 11, 2020

By Robert S. McCaw, CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department

Every day, CAIR scours the internet for you to find, share and highlight the day’s most important COVID-19 headlines:

Ramadan-Lockdown:

By the Numbers: U.S. death toll nears 80,000, with more than 1.3 million in the U.S

White House: Officials fear the coronavirus is spreading through the West Wing after two staffers test positive for coronavirus

Congress:

  • More checks? A payroll tax cut? Trump and Congress are split on the next stimulus plan
  • Partisan split as Republicans ramp up attacks on stay-at-home orders

States: Northern Virginia nowhere near ready to reopen under state governor’s plan

Election: Republican U.S. senators worry White House shortcomings in response to COVID-19 could cost them their majority

Local Impact: Immigrant store owner in Detroit and Muslim prayer leader dies of coronavirus

Halal MREs: New York Muslims raise concerns about substandard Ramadan meals, with some meals being military rations

A Safe Goodbye: How an Islamic funeral home buries the dead in response to coronavirus

HATE-MASK: Police in California confront customer wearing swastika face-mask, following similar KKK hood shopper incident

NYT: U.S. accuses China of trying to hack vaccine data in cyberattacks

WSJ: Some manufacturing plants close for good as coronavirus cuts demand

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