Monday January 24-th, 2022

Clark County sets new record for COVID-19 cases over weekend Clark County sets new record for COVID-19 cases over weekend

But, for the first time in several days, the tri-county area had zero deaths because of the virus. Globally, 54.8 million cases have been reported and 1.32 million people had died as of Monday, the data show. Almost four out of every 10 new cases...

Nevada County moved into most severe COVID-19 tier Nevada County moved into most severe COVID-19 tier

In a coronavirus press conference on Monday Newsom said the state's number of COVID-19 cases has doubled in the past week alone and 10,968 new cases were reported on Monday. "We are sounding the alarm", the governor said, acknowledging the move wil...

Bach confident of hosting spectators at Games after meeting Japan PM Bach confident of hosting spectators at Games after meeting Japan PM

Bach said: 'We see it as a sign of respect to our Japanese hosts that we want to make sure as many people as possible come to Japan on the occasion of the Games with the vaccine, and the Japanese people can feel as confident as possible in this coro...

Nunavut orders shutdown of non-essential businesses, schools Nunavut orders shutdown of non-essential businesses, schools

Masks are mandatory in the Kivalliq region and Sanikiluaq. The territory said the closures include the suspension of all sporting activities and events. "We're taking these steps for at least the next two weeks to prevent further spread of COVID-19...

Former Harvard fencing coach arrested over college admissions

Harvard in July 2019 fired the longtime coach following the report. A former Harvard University fencing coach and a Maryland businessman were arrested and charged with conspiring to get the man's two sons admitted to the school through bribes of mo...

Tuolumne Moved To Purple Tier: Calaveras To Orange Tuolumne Moved To Purple Tier: Calaveras To Orange

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announces Monday that Santa Barbara County and 41 others are classified in the purple tier, with "widespread" transmission of the novel coronavirus. The governor said California's COVID-19 cases have doubled in the last t...

Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine 94.5 percent effective Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine 94.5 percent effective

The company said it would expect an emergency authorization to be based on a final analysis containing 151 cases, along with two months of safety follow-up data that USA regulators want to see. Both cautions also apply to Pfizer's vaccine. In experim...

Another Rise in COVID-19 Cases in Russell County Another Rise in COVID-19 Cases in Russell County

One of them was under the age of 75, two were between 76 and 85-year-old, and three were over the age of 86. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in Luzerne County to 7,031; the death count is at 222. 87% of all beds are still occupied. ...

COVID-19 counts continue to rise as Canada approaches 300,000 cases COVID-19 counts continue to rise as Canada approaches 300,000 cases

There are now eight patients admitted to Health Sciences North who have been tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting their results. There are now no admitted patients who have tested positive for the virus. Complete the Ministry of Health COVID-19 self-...

Coronavirus emerged in Italy earlier than thought, Italian study shows Coronavirus emerged in Italy earlier than thought, Italian study shows

Scientists have found Covid-19 antibodies in blood samples from as early as September a year ago. "Finding SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in asymptomatic people before the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy may reshape the history of pandemic ". Did the Covid-19 epid...

UK Prime Minister to self-isolate UK Prime Minister to self-isolate

Johnson's self-isolation also risks upsetting a busy week as the United Kingdom enters its third week of reimposed coronavirus restrictions and the prime minister was due to chair a series of key COVID-19 meetings. He will carry on working from Dow...

Pfizer scientist says vaccine could cut corona transmission in half Pfizer scientist says vaccine could cut corona transmission in half

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the U.S., recently said Pfizer and Moderna's vaccine candidates are "almost identical". To test how well the vaccine works, physicians closely monitored cases of covid-19 to see whether they pre...

Moldova Holding the Second Round of Presidential Election Moldova Holding the Second Round of Presidential Election

The election is perceived as a referendum on two divergent visions for the future of the small Eastern European nation sandwiched between Ukraine and Romania. Dodon defeated Sandu in the second round of voting in November 2016 and won his first pre...

COVID-19 Survivors at Higher Risk of Mental Illness COVID-19 Survivors at Higher Risk of Mental Illness

Health services need to be ready to provide care, Harrison warned. Reuters reported that other mental health specialists who were not involved in the study said these findings add to the growing evidence that COVID-19 can affect the brain and...

Ontario reports 1248 new cases of COVID-19, 20 deaths in LTC Ontario reports 1248 new cases of COVID-19, 20 deaths in LTC

The change moved hard-hit areas, including Toronto and Peel, into the red zone with the most stringent restrictions before lockdown. "As premier, I can't accept and I won't accept that". Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of hea...

U.S. COVID-19 cases cross 11 million as pandemic intensifies U.S. COVID-19 cases cross 11 million as pandemic intensifies

The country is now averaging over 141,000 new coronavirus cases every day, which was a 38% jump in averages from the last week. This number of people now hospitalized, as reported by The COVID Tracking Project, 67,096, is almost double what it wa...

Fauci Expresses Concerns Over Biden Transition Delays Amid Rising COVID Cases Fauci Expresses Concerns Over Biden Transition Delays Amid Rising COVID Cases

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that he believes it will be necessary for Americans to continue taking COVID-19 precautions, including wearing masks and practicing social distancing, even after receiving a vaccine. During the interview, he said he be...

Nearly 500 New COVID Cases Reported Sunday in Olmsted County Nearly 500 New COVID Cases Reported Sunday in Olmsted County

With the latest numbers, an average of about 14.9% of tests have been positive over the past week, according to the Star Tribune's coronavirus tracker . Health officials say 17,453 of those are health care workers. More than 167,000 people who were ...

Explained: Pfizer says early data shows Covid-19 vaccine is 90% effective Explained: Pfizer says early data shows Covid-19 vaccine is 90% effective

An analysis of the phase 3 trial showed the vaccine was largely effective in preventing COVID-19 in participants "without prior evidence of SARS-Cov-2 infection", according to the companies' joint statement. Pfizer expects to seek broad US emergency ...

B.C. sees record-breaking 617 new COVID-19 cases B.C. sees record-breaking 617 new COVID-19 cases

Within each week, the pattern of cases being reported to the World Health Organization tends to peak towards Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and dip around Tuesday and Wednesday. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation. The Kenda...

USA election: Trump retracts, says I didn't concede defeat USA election: Trump retracts, says I didn't concede defeat

In a second message, Mr Trump claimed there were irregularities during the counting and votes were stolen. "We have a long way to go". Despite his own intelligence officials' declaration last week that the election was "the most secure in America...

Walmart Grows Pet Services Walmart Grows Pet Services

The Bentonville, Ark. -based retailer announced Thursday the launch of Walmart Pet Care , which introduces discounted pet insurance plans as well as pet-sitting and dog-walking services . In its news release, Walmart describes the Walmart Pet Care...

Rapid tests slow to be used as health officials unsure of reliability Rapid tests slow to be used as health officials unsure of reliability

Hawaii, which requires negative COVID-19 test results for entry since October 15, mandates that visitors register online before travel and upload their results from a lab within 72 hours of traveling. We need to investigate these tests further. T...

United States reports 177,000 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours United States reports 177,000 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

A total of 1,147 deaths from the coronavirus were recorded nationwide on Thursday, bringing the seven-day average deaths to 1,136, the highest since early August. According to the latest update by Johns Hopkins University, the USA now has 10,546,706 ...

Erykah Badu Tests Positive & Negative For COVID-19 Simultaneously Erykah Badu Tests Positive & Negative For COVID-19 Simultaneously

ONLY reported the positive result. Badu reassured her followers she was feeling fine, but called for an investigation into the inconsistent results. Earlier in the day Elon Musk also received some odd test results as he wrote: 'Something extremel...

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