Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Nov. 10.
Another record-breaking day of the coronavirus pandemic across the U.S. Monday, the U.S. saw 134,000 more cases. This is the ninth daily record set nationwide since Oct. 22. On Monday, the U.S. had more than 59,200 people hospitalized nationwide, according to the COVID Tracking Project. That's the country's highest total number since July 25, and not far from the nation's pandemic peak of 59,940 set on April 15.
Butte County Board of Supervisors to adopt industrial hemp ordinance
One local county board of supervisors is slated to adopt an ordinance that would allow for the cultivation of industrial hemp. If passed, this industrial hemp ordinance would take effect next month. The meeting is set to start at 9 o clock this morning. Click Here for a link to watch it virtually.
California Governor responds to Covid-19 vaccine news
Gov. Gavin Newsom is responding Monday to the prospects of a possible Covid-19 vaccine. In a coronavirus press conference, he noted a vaccine will not be as effective with a record number of infections and hospitalizations. The governor says the distribution apparatus is not yet sufficient to effectively vaccinate every Californian.
A challenging start for the Biden transition team. As the president-elect focuses on Covid-19 and health care. The Trump administration is not making the turnover process easy. A Trump appointee in charge of aiding the transition is now withholding resources needed to begin the process. Biden campaign reps say they are considering legal action. While Attorney General William Barr encourages investigations into possibilities of election fraud.
A Freeze Warning is in effect for the valley through 8 a.m. Tuesday morning and it will stay chilly today. Chilly and dry conditions last through Thursday afternoon, and then wet and even cooler conditions are ahead for your Thursday night through the weekend.