What you need to know: Oct. 28

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 28.

Posted: Oct 28, 2020 8:37 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 28.

Chico Police searching for armed suspects after early morning robbery

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Chico Police are on the hunt for suspects wanted for robbing two people at gunpoint. It happened early Wednesday morning in the area of West 12th and Ivy Street. Police said the suspects ran off with the victim's phones and wallets. Action News Now is working to learn more details on the suspects.

Washington joins multi-state review pact on COVID-19 vaccine

Three more states have joined California, in seeking an independent scientific review of any coronavirus vaccine approved by the FDA. Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a panel of scientists and public health experts would conduct reviews before any vaccine would be administered to the public. Nevada, Oregon, and Washington state are all now joining the “Western States Pact" for vaccine safety.

U.S. sees nearly 500,000 new COVID-19 cases in a week

Across the country, new coronavirus cases are surging. The United States has added nearly 500,000 new cases over the past week, and about three-quarters of the states are trending in the wrong direction. Data from Johns Hopkins shows the U.S. broke its record seven-day average, with nearly 70,000 cases a day.

Record number of Covid-19 cases reported worldwide in past week at 2.8 million, WHO says

On Tuesday, the World Health Organization reported nearly three million positive cases in just the past seven days. It’s the shortest exponential increase in case numbers since the start of the pandemic, WHO officials said in a news release, but the number of new deaths is comparable to previous weeks. The U.S., Brazil, and Argentina are still reporting the highest number of new regional cases of Covid-19 and new deaths.

Storm Tracker Forecast: Nice & quiet weather for the next 7 days

Wednesday will be a bit cooler than Tuesday with only a few reaching 80s in the valley, while the rest of us stay in the 70s. Light winds, dry conditions, and sunny skies persist throughout the day. Chilly this morning and overnight tonight in the Sierra-Cascades. Thursday will be a few degrees warmer for everyone, but only a few. Most reach 80 but some still stay in the upper-70s through the afternoon in the valley. Sunny skies remain. Most reach the low-80s by Friday, where we remain for the rest of the weekend and sunny.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1145209

Reported Deaths: 18862
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles3741347497
San Bernardino875421129
Riverside821751417
San Diego74361984
Orange719531556
Kern39437445
Fresno36688477
Sacramento34186550
Santa Clara31603467
Alameda27857499
San Joaquin24804504
Contra Costa22747258
Stanislaus20932420
Tulare19882304
Ventura18480175
Imperial15568355
San Francisco14662158
Monterey14265115
San Mateo13561170
Sonoma11608155
Merced11388179
Santa Barbara10944133
Kings1025987
Solano974581
Marin7596129
Placer614868
Madera593883
San Luis Obispo581135
Shasta447043
Yolo436374
Santa Cruz400328
Butte376559
Sutter294814
Napa281117
El Dorado20184
Yuba186610
San Benito176716
Lassen17153
Tehama152623
Mendocino144122
Nevada11319
Glenn8537
Lake84519
Tuolumne8068
Humboldt8019
Colusa6636
Siskiyou5652
Mono5073
Amador45716
Calaveras43421
Del Norte2961
Inyo28016
Plumas1810
Trinity1240
Mariposa1202
Modoc1180
Alpine420
Sierra190
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 50°
Oroville
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 53°
Paradise
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 50°
Chester
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 25°
Red Bluff
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 51°
Willows
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 50°
A cold front has moved over northern California on this day before Thanksgiving, and it brought light rain and snow showers to the higher terrain, gusty wind and cooler air for all. Thanksgiving will still be breezy, but also mild and pleasant.
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