Roughly 7,000 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in California, including about 2,000 in intensive care units. That number may be artificially low due to several hospitals in Los Angeles County — the largest in the state by far — not reporting over the past few days, authorities there said. … [Read more...] about California aims to tamp down coronavirus hot spots in hard-hit Central Valley
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Labor Day celebrants enjoy a day at McFadden Beach Monday, where families were able to distance while swimming, playing in the sand and fishing. Sea Rim and McFadden beaches both were a contrast to Bolivar Peninsula beaches throughout the weekend, which were packed as people enjoyed the final summer holiday. Photo taken Monday, September 7, 2020 Kim Brent/The Enterprise … [Read more...] about Photos: Beaches are hot spot for Labor Day summer farewell
Spike in mystery coronavirus infections hits Sydney as New South Wales records another 12 cases – and the worrying CBD cluster grows yet again New South Wales has recorded another 12 cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 3,902. … [Read more...] about Urgent alert for MILLIONS of Australians in new hot spot suburbs to get tested for coronavirus NOW – even if they have a runny nose – so is your area on the list?
FILE PHOTO: Disinfectant products are seen on a car whilst motorists fill out paperwork for police as they cross back into South Australia from Victoria during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Bordertown, Australia, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy/File Photo … [Read more...] about Australia not worried about vaccine trial pause, cases rise in hot spot
Earlier in the pandemic, Reynolds seemed to warn localities when it came to them moving forward with mask requirements. Speaking to reporters on Aug. 6, the governor said she consulted with the state’s attorney general and “he has backed up that we don't believe during a public health emergency that the local governments have the authority to supersede what has been put in place at the statewide level by the governor.” That approach meant localities had to worry about whether they indeed have the power to put in place a local mask order. … [Read more...] about Iowa Is a National COVID-19 Hot Spot. Just Don’t Tell the Person in Charge