The TAPS Daily - October 26, 2020


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Today's Highlights

 

  1. Coronavirus deaths are rising again in the U.S., as feared
    Stars & Stripes
    Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the rise again, just as health experts had feared, and cases are climbing in nearly every state.
  2. Understanding the economic impacts of COVID-19 on veterans and military families
    Military Times
    Along with many Americans, COVID-19 has dealt a blow on veterans' and their families' health. But the hard economic impacts on them have garnered far less attention.
  3. More than 5,000 VA patients are dealing with active cases of coronavirus
    Military Times
    Active coronavirus cases among Veterans Affairs patients topped 5,000 on Sunday, the first time the total has surpassed that mark since the department’s massive spike in cases in mid-summer.
  4. How Police, National Guard And Military Are Preparing For Election Day Tensions
    NPR
    November 3 promises to be an Election Day unlike any other, and public safety entities say they're preparing for tensions and the possibility of violence.
  5. Army-Navy Game to Be Played at West Point This Year
    Military.com
    For the first time since World War II, the Army-Navy football game will be played at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, school officials announced Friday.
  6. Target Parking Lots Will Host Drive-Thru Trick-or-Treating This Halloween
    Mental Floss
    Though costume masks won’t protect against the coronavirus, experts say it can still be safe for kids to trick or treat this Halloween—as long as they follow CDC guidance.

 

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