Today's news on the global pandemic.

Today's news on the global pandemic.

The Big 10 has reversed course and will begin an abbreviated football season on October 24th. (ESPN)

Officials in Indonesia have ordered eight people who refused to wear masks in public to dig graves for COVID-19 victims. (USA Today)  

There are now more than 29.5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, with more than 934,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

In the U.S., there are more than 6.6 million confirmed cases with more than 195,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

Coronavirus death toll from Maine wedding rises to seven, with more than 175 infected. (NBC News)

Donald Trump claims coronavirus vaccine is coming "in a matter of weeks" (Fox News)

Carnival cruise ship spread coronavirus around the world. (Bloomberg Businessweek)

LSU football coach Ed Orgeron says "most" of his team has had the coronavirus at some point. Over the summer, about 30 Tigers tested positive.