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by | July 09, 2020 | 01:52

Last week, the mayor shut casinos, strip clubs and movie theaters, per the Herald . Miami-Dade County gyms won't close down again after all. Restaurant workers Alvyn Lopez, left, and Maria Lindo watch for customers as they stand outside Aura at Books & Books, Monday, July 6, 2020, on Miami Beach, Florida's famed Lincoln Road.

by | July 09, 2020 | 00:59

The ICUs at four hospitals in Florida's Tampa area were at maximum capacity over the last weekend. The hospital now has 26 out of 234, or 11.11 percent, of its ICU beds available. According to the AHCA, Florida has a total of 47,488 hospital beds, of which 11,975 are available, a total of 6,222 adult ICU beds with 907 (14.58%) available, and a total of 596 pediatric ICU beds with 196 (32.89%) available.

by | July 09, 2020 | 01:30

Constitution". Gretchen Whitmer announced the state has joined a lawsuit filed by six other states, including California, Maine, New Mexico and Wisconsin. When Cavuto asked about the president threatening to cut aid for schools that don't reopen, DeVos said schools would be breaking their "promise" to schools by not reopening.

by | July 08, 2020 | 01:16

According to the NYT , in an open letter to the agency, which the researchers plan on publishing in a scientific journal next week, 239 scientists in 32 countries have outlined the evidence showing that smaller particles can infect people.

by | July 07, 2020 | 00:41

For the first time in four days, the number of new COVID-19 cases in the USA dipped below 50,000. Since late March, Ontario has recorded multiple deaths related to the novel coronavirus each day. There has been a total of 35,948 confirmed cases in Ontario to date, with 31,426 resolved, and a total of 2,689 coronavirus deaths, according to the Province.

by | July 07, 2020 | 00:47

The percent positive of those tested on Sunday saw a slight decrease, dropping from 10.8% on Saturday to 10.4%. As of noon Monday, Deputy Coroner Judith Pleskonko said the county has not received official notification about the death. Thus far, OH has conducted 865,069 tests. Numbers for neighboring states are as follows: Maryland had the 13th-most reported cases with 69,904; West Virginia is 46th with 3,356; OH had the 16th-most with 57,980; New Jersey had the fifth-most cases with ...

by | July 03, 2020 | 00:28

The 19 counties impacted by the new restrictions are: Contra Costa, Fresno, Glenn, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, Merced, Orange , Riverside , Sacramento, San Bernardino , San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Solano, Stanislaus, Tulare, and Ventura.

by | July 03, 2020 | 01:01

So, of course, the Trump administration is doubling down on its attempt to rip up the Affordable Care Act , aka Obamacare. That would mean 24 million Americans losing their health insurance; people with pre-existing conditions being denied coverage or charged exorbitant rates because of their illness; eliminating the federal and state health insurance exchanges; removing children up to age 26 from their parents' health insurance policy; and eliminating critical federal health care funding for ...

by | July 03, 2020 | 02:02

Speaking at a parliamentary hearing on Wednesday afternoon, Gilbert reportedly said: "We're very happy that we're seeing the right sort of immune response that will give protection, and not the wrong sort". Scientists are reluctant to provide any "timeline" as to when the vaccine will be ready, as it is dependant on the results of clinical trials. Ruth Faden , a bioethicist at Johns Hopkins University , is working to address these high-stakes issues as a member of the World Health ...

by | July 03, 2020 | 00:34

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine's Coronavirus Resource Center, which tracks the virus worldwide, says the total number of cases reported in the USA stands at 2,686,480, an increase over Tuesday's figure of 50,700. In the November 3 presidential election, Trump will face Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, who on Tuesday ratcheted up his attack on Trump's handling of the crisis.

by | July 03, 2020 | 01:12

Students are reportedly throwing parties and whoever catches the virus from an infected person first, wins a cash prize. The parties are being held in Tuscaloosa , and infected people are urged to attend so others can intentionally contract the virus, City Council member Sonya McKinstry told CNN .

by | July 02, 2020 | 02:19

Robert Redfield, and White House Coronavirus Task Force member, immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci . American Airlines plans to increase its capacity on Wednesday. Other major carriers like Delta , Southwest , Alaska Airlines and JetBlue have all committed to continue blocking middle seats in an effort to comply with CDC-recommended social distancing coronavirus protocols through at least July.

by | July 02, 2020 | 01:13

The 19 counties affected have been included on the state's COVID-19 watch list for having elevated disease transmission, increasing hospitalization and limited hospital capacity. Gov. Newsom says all parking facilities at state beaches in SoCal and Bay Area will be closed Fourth of July weekend . He added that counties that fail to enforce orders can lose out on state funding.

by | June 30, 2020 | 02:00

There was good news nationally also, with no deaths from Covid-19 reported today. The pandemic death toll remains 1,735. In the past 24 hours 1,405 tests were carried out on 1,023 people bringing the total number of people tested to 108,914.

by | June 29, 2020 | 01:20

The new measures that Zuckerberg announced also include partnerships with local election authorities to determine the accuracy of information and what is potentially unsafe. Coca-Cola CEO and Chairman, James Quincey, said in his statement that the company was not joining the official boycott like other big brands, but was only pausing ads on all social media platforms globally for the month of July.

by | June 29, 2020 | 02:02

For a supporter, it's a historically good day. "We believe in holding officers accountable for their actions, but the effect of this would be making criminals out of decent cops enforcing the laws in good faith", executive director William Johnson said in a letter to the House Judiciary Committee.

by | June 28, 2020 | 01:11

The estimate of 20 million infected with the coronavirus is about 6 percent of the USA population and almost 10 times as many infections as the 2.3 million confirmed cases in the country. The most common is obesity , a condition that affects 42.5% of adults in the U.S . The new guidance breaks down medical conditions that can influence disease severity into those for which there is strong evidence, and those for which the evidence is not as strong, classifying the latter as conditions ...

by | June 28, 2020 | 01:26

Vice President Mike Pence had the most delicate line to walk. "About half of the new cases are of Americans under the age of 35 years, which is encouraging", said Mike Pence. "We require to acquire that into account since we are all in it with each other", he said. The president is still dead-set on cheerleading an economic resurgence even in the face of the spike in infections.

by | June 28, 2020 | 02:17

Authorities urge residents to cover their faces and stay away from each other. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that a rise in coronavirus cases is worrying, and warned counties to heed statewide precautions and enforce them. Some officials across the country have pointed to parties, bars and other gatherings as where the spread is happening. It is unclear if the protests had an impact.

by | June 27, 2020 | 00:42

Abbott on Friday closed bars, ordered restaurants to return to half capacity, and took other measures against the state's rise in coronavirus infections. "The more that we all follow these guidelines, the safer our state will be and the more we can open up Texas for business", he added. During a press conference, the CEOs of Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Health System, St.

by | June 27, 2020 | 01:06

Where around half of employees may have had Covid-19 - such as in health care settings - the researchers estimated that there will be seven false positives and 43 false negatives for every thousand people undergoing combined IgG and IgM testing 15 to 21 days after Covid-19 symptoms appeared.

by | June 27, 2020 | 02:04

Some 20,000 tests were carried out in the first 24 hours of the effort, state Deputy Chief Health Officer Annaliese van Diemen said on Friday. 'One of those cases is quite clearly associated with a large outbreak at Keilor Downs, so we do have a very clear source of acquisition for that, ' she said.

by | June 26, 2020 | 01:24

There have been 153 deaths related to the virus in the province. People who were in that delayed shipment are being contacted, and being advised to get another test just to ensure they are not infected. Serology testing will not replace the current tests used to determine whether someone now has COVID-19, and does not indicate if someone is immune. AHS declares an outbreak at a particular location once it's met a certain threshold of cases.

by | June 26, 2020 | 01:36

The 45 cases reported Monday and Wednesday were the highest daily totals reported in almost two months. Health officials report there remains community transmission of COVID-19 in Missoula County - meaning there are cases that are unable to be linked with other known cases or travel.

by | June 26, 2020 | 01:45

Biden leads Trump by 10 percentage points in Pennsylvania and 11 in MI and Wisconsin, potentially reclaiming the three "blue wall" states that Trump broke through to beat Hillary Clinton in 2016. Democrats will hold a largely virtual convention in August to nominate Joe Biden as their presidential candidate, the party said on Wednesday, with Biden giving his acceptance speech in person in Milwaukee, but state delegations staying home.

by | June 25, 2020 | 00:47

Webster County health officials reported the county's first case of COVID-19 Tuesday . Tehama County has 38 cases; three more than reported yesterday. More than a quarter are recovering at home, in a traditional residence or a long-term care facility, and less than 1% are in the hospital. Less than 1% of the population of Kendall County has tested positive for the illness thus far, according to county and U.S.

by | June 23, 2020 | 02:27

As of June 20, 20 coronavirus-related deaths have been confirmed in Houston. In the last 10 days, there have been 19 new cases. The rate of new cases statewide peaked in mid-April and has largely shown a steady decline, but the rolling seven-day average of new cases did jump slightly Sunday.

by | June 23, 2020 | 00:40

Polk also reported two more people were hospitalized for treatment of the novel coronavirus , bringing the total hospitalizations in the county to 407. Since the start of the outbreak, more than 2.2 million people in the USA have been infected with the coronavirus and at least 119,000 have died. "Things opened up prematurely", Dr.

by | June 22, 2020 | 02:06

The virus was found in samples of sewage water in Milan and Turin, the institute said in a new report. The Italian National Institute of Health looked at 40 sewage samples collected from wastewater treatment plants in northern Italy between October 2019 and February 2020.

by | June 22, 2020 | 01:18

It includes three new cases linked to an outbreak among contractors working at the Stamford Plaza Hotel, where returned worldwide travellers have been quarantined, bringing the total number of cases in that cluster to 13. Deputy Premier and Health Minister Steven Miles said a powerful second wave of coronavirus could be devastating for Queenslanders. "Victoria Police will continue to be out in force, using their powers to help slow the spread".

by | June 21, 2020 | 01:25

Delhi has been one of the COVID-19 hotbeds in the country. On Thursday evening, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had said that testing was conducted at 193 centres and that people living in containment zones were being tested in the initial stage.

by | June 18, 2020 | 00:41

While many experts touted the results published Tuesday, others urged caution, noting that two papers were recently retracted after impacting COVID-19 trials around the world. This is the first evidence that a drug can improve the survival rate. If the drug had been used to treat patients in the United Kingdom from the start of the pandemic , up to 5,000 lives could have been saved in the country alone the researchers said, adding that its use could be highly beneficial now in poorer ...

by | June 18, 2020 | 00:53

Lassen County has 5 confirmed cases. New Mexico health officials are still encouraging people to stay home for all but essential outings and to wear masks when out in public, except when eating, drinking or exercising. For more than two months, Plumas County held steady at four confirmed cases, but one was added yesterday. This week, Northampton County reported improvements at two county-owned facilities: Northampton County Prison and Gracedale nursing home .

by | June 17, 2020 | 01:39

Trump began by saying he'd just met with what he called some "incredible" family members of individuals who have died in encounters with police and corrections officers or in racially-charged circumstances. Trump said in the White House Rose Garden. "Trump and his administration have taken every opportunity to dismantle federal police reform efforts, undercut accountability, and threaten the public with a militarized law enforcement response", said Gupta.

by | June 17, 2020 | 01:31

Moreover, it is coming at the worst possible time. "Allowing discrimination against LGBTQ individuals, women, and others goes against our public health goals and our values as a nation". "We are unwavering in our commitment to enforcing civil rights in healthcare". Reducing overhead costs is clearly the concern of the DHHS's Office for Civil Rights , which boasted on its blog of $2.9 billion in savings over five years as a result of not having to include information about patients' ...