It's almost 6 p.m. in New York. Here are some of the top coronavirus headlines you may have missed.
- President Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine: Trump said he is taking hydroxychloroquine after asking the White House doctor if he could take it — despite the fact that he's said he is negative for Covid-19 and several recent studies show the drug is ineffective against the coronavirus and may even be harmful.
- As states relax more rules, US coronavirus death toll passes 90,000: All states except one, Connecticut, have loosened stay-at-home restrictions. But only 18 states showed a downward trend of new cases Monday, according to an analysis of data from Johns Hopkins. That's down from 28 states that showed general declines as of Friday.
- Navajo Nation surpasses New York for highest Covid-19 infection rate: The Navajo Nation, which spans parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, reported a population of 173,667 on the 2010 census. As a result, with 4,002 cases, the Native American territory has 2,304.41 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 people.
- Vaccine trial shows positive early results: Study subjects who received Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine had positive early results, according to the biotech company, which partnered with the National Institutes of Health to develop the vaccine. If future studies go well, the company's vaccine could be available to the public as early as January, Dr. Tal Zaks, Moderna's chief medical officer, told CNN.