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Coronavirus Updates: The latest COVID-19 news and updates

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jun 1st - 7:19am

Here are the latest coronavirus-related updates from Utah and around the world.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jen Riess, KSL.com and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 1st - 6:41am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Zimbabwe summons US envoy over White House adviser's comment

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 6:27am

Zimbabwe has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Harare to a meeting over comments by a White House official suggesting Zimbabwe is among “foreign adversaries” that could face retaliation for trying to foment unrest in the U.S. over the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded for air as a police officer pressed a knee into his neck.

Louisville police and soldiers return fire, killing man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 6:21am

Police officers and National Guard soldiers enforcing a curfew in Louisville killed a man early Monday when they returned fire after someone in a large group fired at them first, the city's police chief said.

Semi driver arrested after rolling into Minneapolis protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 6:18am

The driver of a semitrailer who rolled into the midst of thousands of people marching on a closed Minneapolis freeway over the death of George Floyd has been arrested on suspicion of assault, authorities said.

Louisville chief: Police and National Guard enforcing curfew fatally shot a man after someone in a group fired at them.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 6:13am

Louisville chief: Police and National Guard enforcing curfew fatally shot a man after someone in a group fired at them.

US heads into a new week shaken by violence and frustration

Ashraf Khalil, Aaron Morrison and Jim Vertun0, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 2:31am

After six straight days of unrest, America headed into a new work week Monday with neighborhoods in shambles, urban streets on lockdown and political leaders struggling to control the coast-to-coast outpouring of rage over police killings of black people.

Deadly police raid fuels call to end 'no knock' warrants

Dylan Lovan, Michael Kunzelman and Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 11:10pm

It’s the stuff of nightmares: Breonna Taylor and her boyfriend were in bed when a trio of armed men smashed through the front door. Gunfire erupted, killing the 26-year-old black woman.

Use of force criticized in protests about police brutality

Jay Reeves and Kat Stafford, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 11:08pm

like the elderly man knocked over by police as he walked with a cane on a Salt Lake City sidewalk.

Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 11:06pm

Protests erupting across the nation over the past week — and law enforcement's response to them — are threatening to upend efforts by health officials to track and contain the spread of coronavirus just as those efforts were finally getting underway.

Lives Lost: A century of learning, bookended by pandemic

Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 10:04pm

her in a hand-beaded gown of Alencon lace, him in a morning coat with striped pants and an ascot — and were feted in a reception at the Waldorf-Astoria.

After downtown Chicago protests, unrest spreads to suburbs

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 8:40pm

While Chicago officials took extraordinary steps Sunday to patrol and restrict access to downtown in the hopes of preventing further chaos after tense weekend protests over the death of George Floyd, destruction and unrest spread to the city's neighborhoods and suburbs.

Associated Press tally shows at least 4,100 people arrested over days of protests since killing of George Floyd

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 8:37pm

Associated Press tally shows at least 4,100 people arrested over days of protests since killing of George Floyd.

Semi rolls into Minneapolis protesters; no apparent injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 8:11pm

Thousands of people marching on a closed Minneapolis freeway on Sunday over the death of George Floyd ducked for their lives when a semitrailer rolled into their midst. Authorities said it appeared no one was hurt.

Trump took shelter in White House bunker as protests raged

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 8:09pm

Secret Service agents rushed President Donald Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion, some of them throwing rocks and tugging at police barricades.

In staff memo, NBA's Adam Silver addresses racial tensions

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 7:37pm

as well as Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man chased and killed by armed white men as he jogged through a south Georgia neighborhood, and Breonna Taylor, a black emergency medical worker who was fatally shot by police serving a narcotics search warrant in Kentucky.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says Attorney General Keith Ellison will take lead in any prosecutions in George Floyd case

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 6:13pm

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says Attorney General Keith Ellison will take lead in any prosecutions in George Floyd case.

What we do and don't know about the extremists taking part in riots across the US

Jeremy Herb, Evan Perez, Donie O'Sullivan and Mark Morales, CNN  |  Posted May 31st - 6:08pm

Law enforcement and federal officials say outside elements from both far-right and far-left groups are helping fuel the violent and damaging confrontations that have marred protests across the country in recent days, despite President Donald Trump's focus just on Antifa and the far left.

State Patrol: Driver of semi that drove into Minneapolis highway march arrested, no protesters appear to have been hit

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 5:46pm

State Patrol: Driver of semi that drove into Minneapolis highway march arrested, no protesters appear to have been hit.