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1/7/2021 Southeast Texas congressman tests positive for COVID-19 Chron ... Livestock Show grounds in Mercedes, Texas. (Denise Cathey/The Brownsville Herald via AP) Denise Cathey/AP Show More Show LessAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rep. Kevin Brady said he has tested positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.The Southeast Texas congressman and ranking Republican Ways and Means Committee member revealed his test results in a tweet late Tuesday, followed by a prepared statement Wednesday. The disclosure came as ...
1/7/2021 Quebec orders 8 p.m. curfew beginning Saturday, for 4 weeks PBS World Jan 6, 2021 6:43 PM ESTMONTREAL (AP) — Quebec’s premier announced Wednesday that he is imposing a provincewide 8 p.m. curfew beginning Saturday as a way to curb surging coronavirus infections and hospitalizations.The province will become the first in Canada to impose a curfew for addressing the pandemic.Premier Francois Legault spoke of the need to take drastic action as he announced a four-week curfew ...
1/7/2021 Mayor says NYPD can get vaccines, governor says not so fast Crain's New York Business ... things like having to perform CPR or working in very close proximity, that they’re going to get the opportunity to be vaccinated starting right now, starting today," the mayor said at his daily coronavirus briefing.But Cuomo said at his own briefing an hour later that most members of the New York Police Department don't qualify for vaccinations yet under the state's guidelines.“Police who are not health care ...
1/7/2021 Massachusetts coronavirus cases surge 6,419 -- one of highest single-day counts ever Boston Herald Massachusetts health officials on Wednesday reported 99 new coronavirus deaths and 6,419 new cases, one of the highest single-day counts ever as cases surge in the wake of Christmas.Wednesday’s count of 6,419 cases comes after Tuesday’s 4,178 cases and Monday’s 4,358 cases. Last Thursday — the final day of 2020 — was the state’s single-day record high of 6,887 new cases.Wednesday’s ...
1/7/2021 Children's Hospitals Grapple With Wave of Mental Illness WebMD ... a bottle of pain medication in one hand and water in the other.Before Patricia could react, Krissy placed the pills in her mouth and swallowed.Efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus in the United States have led to drastic changes in the way children and teens learn, play and socialize. Tens of millions of students are attending school through some form of distance learning. Many extracurricular ...
1/7/2021 California vaccine committee prioritizes seniors in next wave The Mercury News ... Schechter unveiled criteria that elevate people in two groups: ages 50 and 64, and 65 to 74 years old.The timing of this next step has not yet been announced, and the state’s coronavirus vaccination program for first priority workers and residents is lagging so far.“Very soon, as the supply increases over the next weeks, be expecting a formal announcement of when (the next phase)is in effect ...
1/7/2021 Coronavirus tracker: California counties reported 44,253 new cases, 456 new deaths The Mercury News California reported 44,253 new cases of coronavirus , bringing the total number of people who have been infected to 2,494,255, according to California public heath websites.There were also 456 new deaths reported in California, bringing the total number of people who have died in the state to 27,466.An additional 456 patients were admitted into California hospitals, making for 22,820 hospitalizations statewide.RELATED: What public health leaders mean by ‘0 ...
1/7/2021 CDC reports 22 California cases of coronavirus variant first identified in UK The Mercury News By Michael Nedelman CNN At least 52 cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in the UK have been found in the United States, according to data posted Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.This includes at least 26 cases in California, 22 cases in Florida, two cases in Colorado, and one case each in Georgia and New York.CDC says this does not represent the ...
1/7/2021 Outbreak: US registers highest death numbers so far The Mercury News ... the spread. “I’m begging everyone to help us out because we aren’t the front line. We’re the last line.”About 1.9 million people around the world have died of the coronavirus , more than 360,000 in the U.S. alone. December was by far the nation’s deadliest month yet, and health experts are warning that January could be more terrible still because of family gatherings and travel ...
1/7/2021 The coronavirus vaccines has presented us with three ethical dilemmas Salt Lake Tribune The current state of coronavirus affairs is a little like the famous Trolley problem . If you’re unaware, here’s the quick version.There is a runaway trolley and up ahead are five people tied on the track. You are standing some distance off in the train yard, next to a lever. If you pull this lever, the trolley will switch to a different set of tracks. However, there is ...
1/7/2021 Gap closing Water Tower Place store Chicago Tribune Chicago Tribune Jan 06, 2021 at 5:32 PM The Gap on Wednesday said it is permanently closing its Water Tower Place store, becoming the chain’s second exit on Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile. Confirmation that the store, which has been shuttered for months because of the coronavirus pandemic, will not reopen came just one day after Macy’s announced plans to leave its spot in the North Michigan Avenue ...
1/7/2021 Daywatch: A day of chaos after violent pro-Trump mob storms the US Capitol Chicago Tribune ... on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election. Hours later, though, legislators returned to work and certified Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. Meanwhile, the coronavirus continued to spread. Illinois health officials on Wednesday announced 7,569 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 139 additional fatalities. Gov. J.B. Pritzker said the state will make coronavirus vaccines available to all ...
1/7/2021 Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here's what's happening Thursday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area Chicago Tribune COVID-19 cases in Illinois by ZIP code: Search for your neighborhood Join our Facebook group to get the latest COVID-19 information from Tribune reporters and editors Here’s what’s happening Thursday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area and Illinois: 12:23 p.m.: Illinois coronavirus case count surges past 1 million as state reports 8,757 new and probable cases, 177 additional deaths The number of COVID-19 cases ...
1/7/2021 After quick vaccine success, Israel faces new virus woes - South Florida Sun Sentinel Chicago Tribune Just last week, Israel was seen as a model coronavirus country, outstripping the rest of the world in the pace of vaccinating its citizens by a hefty margin.But the virus had other ideas.This week, Israel faces a tightened lockdown, as infections have spiraled to more than 8,000 new cases a day, officials fear the more transmissible variant of the virus first identified in Britain is spreading rapidly, and Israel’s ...
1/7/2021 Illinois coronavirus case count surges past 1 million as state reports 8,757 new and probable cases, 177 additional deaths Chicago Tribune ... restrictions on businesses in regions that meet state-established bench marks as of Jan. 15, one incubation period after New Year’s Day. To qualify for relaxed restrictions, a region must have a rolling coronavirus test positivity rate — the percentage of positive tests as a share of total tests — below 12% for three straight days. A region also must have more than 20% of intensive care unit and ...