Covid headlines from around the world


The SeaDream Yacht Club cruise ship, which cut its Caribbean sailing short earlier this week when a passenger tested positive for COVID, now has five positive cases. (Daily Mail)

The Ivy League announced it is shutting down its entire 2020-21 winter sports season. (USA Today)

A record 153,000 new COVID-19 cases were recorded Thursday in the U.S. (Wall Street Journal)

There are now more than 52.7 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide and more than 1.2 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

In the U.S., there are more than 10.5 million confirmed cases and more than 242,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

California hits 1 million coronavirus cases as L.A. County urges travel quarantine. (Los Angeles Times)

Illinois governor urges people to quarantine ahead of Thanksgiving gatherings. (CBS News)

New Jersey sees COVID-19 surge as positivity rate hits 12-percent. (New York Post)

Dr. Faucisays COVID-19 won’t be pandemic "for a lot longer" thanks to vaccines. (New York Post)

Chicago mayor asks residents to cancel Thanksgiving plans and stay indoors as COVID cases rise. (CNBC)

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has issued stringent new coronavirus orders, but stopped short of issuing a full shutdown. (Chicago Tribune)

Ukraine PresidentVolodymyr Zelenskiyis in the hospital with COVID-19. (NBC News)

Trump advisor Corey Lewandowski has tested positive for the coronavirus. (MSNBC)

The Labor Department said another 709,000 workers filed for unemployment last week. It's a high number, but the lowest since mid-March. (ABC News)

Health experts warn that millions of Americans still plan to travel for Thanksgiving despite the pandemic. (CBS News)

Saturday's college football matchup between Ohio State and Maryland has been cancelled after eight Maryland players tested positive for COVID. (CBS News)