California continues to battle a spike in coronavirus cases. Business Insider reports California has banned people from singing or chanting in places of worship. Early in the virus battle California was praised for its successful early response. Now the state has recently experienced record-highs in new cases. On May 25, California started to allow churches to reopen with safety guidelines. This week, it updated its guidelines to advise against singing.
51-year-old California man Thomas 'Tommy' Macias died after contracting COVID-19 at a barbecue in June. A resident of Lake Elsinore, California, Macias died June 21, three days after testing positive for the coronavirus. According to HuffPost, just one day before his death, he posted an emotional note on social media. It was a plea for others to practice social distancing measures to protect themselves against COVID-19.
A 72-year-old California woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park. The incident occurred when the woman tried to take a picture of the animal. According to a statement by the park, the woman approached the bison and got within 10 feet of it. Witnesses say the woman approached the animal within a 10-foot radius multiple times before it gored her. She sustained multiple wounds and was treated on-site before being flown to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July celebration includes fireworks over Mount Rushmore. According to the HuffPost, the last time the landmark held fireworks was in 2009. In the past, the National Park Service didn’t allow fireworks because of a risk in causing wildfires. The state’s tourism site stated this year shows recovered levels that allow a “safe fireworks display.” Despite wildfires, there is a health concern over 7,500 tickets being sold for the event amid a pandemic.
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