NYC announces plans to reopen in-person education
LA starts 3-week lockdown
Surgeon General says COVID vaccination to start in mid-December
UK officials say vaccinations to start before Christmas
China detects virus on seafood packaging
German authority warns virus isn't slowing fast enough for Christmas
Colo. Gov tests positive
Czech Republic plans to ease lockdown
Poland sees jump in new cases
Iran sees drop in fatalities
Update (1430ET): In the latest COVID-19 news out of NYC, Mayor Bill de Blasio has unveiled plans to reopen in-person classes for elementary school students.
More US government officials weighed in on the timing for COVID-19 vaccine rollout, which is expected to begin before the end of December, according to Surgeon General Jerome Adams and Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease specialist.
Across the US, 153,035 new infections and 1,175 deaths were reported on Saturday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg. The US reported just over 150k new cases on Saturday, even as the number of currently hospitalized patients continued to climb.