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    ATHENS (Reuters) - A male migrant died of COVID-19 on Sunday, the first reported death of an asylum seeker since the pandemic broke out in Greece in late February, a government official told Reuters. The 61-year-old Afghan, a father of two children, who lived at the migrant camp of Malakasa north of Athens, was treated...
    SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island has scheduled three live online panel discussions to address the challenges health care workers face and the lessons being learned during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a statement from the school. URI faculty, alumni and community leaders will share their personal experiences and discuss how...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New data shows that New York City is starting to see an uptick in the number of COVID-19 patients in two hospitals in Brooklyn and at least one in Queens, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said.The increase corresponds with the continued growth of cases at an alarming rate...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The New York City Health Department continues to monitor a growing number of coronavirus cases in neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens. In an update Sunday afternoon, health officials said COVID-19 cases in these areas “continue to grow at an alarming rate.” CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Tri-State Coronavirus Travel Advisory Quarantine List Resources,...
    By The Associated Press NEW YORK — Jewish communities across the U.S. are celebrating the holiest day on their calendar within the limitations of the coronavirus, with virtual services and in-person worship with restrictions. Chabad-Lubavitch organized a worldwide pre-Yom Kippur Yizkor event to allow lost family members to be remembered, including a memorial for 1,200...
    Around half a million sharks may be slaughtered in an effort to make a Covid-19 vaccine, wildlife experts have claimed. The top predators are harvested for squalene, a natural oil made in the liver of sharks, which is used medicine - including in current flu jabs. The ingredient is used as an adjuvant to increase the effectiveness...
    ONE million people have died around the world as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest figures. The grim milestone comes amid a second wave of Covid-19 in Europe with the UK announcing a further 17 deaths today. 5Covid-19 has killed more than one million people around the globe In total, the...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY SARAH E. FEINBERG To say it’s been a rough six months is an understatement; the COVID crisis is and remains a national nightmare. But for now, the smoke is starting to clear here in New...
    The Las Vegas Raiders are reportedly facing an NFL investigation for a potential breach of the league’s COVID-19 protocol at a game last week. A report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter claimed that the league is investigating whether the Raiders allowed unauthorized access to its locker room following the Monday Night Football win over the New...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Department of Health officials on Sunday reported 1,077 new cases of the coronavirus, increasing the total to 96,734 cases since the pandemic began. Officials confirmed four additional deaths in the last day, including one person who lived in a long-term care center. The death toll stands at 2,008 people, including 1,445...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County on Sunday reported 197 more confirmed cases of COVID-19, along with four additional deaths. Sunday’s count brings the total in the county to 81,175, which is the second highest in the state behind Harris County. Health officials said 18 of the 197 cases came from earlier in September due to...
    Eight Long Island establishments were cited for COVID-19 guideline violations in patrols conducted by State Police Task Force and State Liquor Authority on Sunday, Sept. 27. A total of 1,604 establishments in New York City and Long Island were visited with a total of nine businesses being found to not be in compliance with state...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Employees in all kinds of different fields have gone above and beyond during the pandemic, but many say they’re not getting the thanks they deserve. Lexi Fields is a career coach at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa. After completing a recent work project, Fields got a ‘you’re awesome’ meme from her boss....
    Wisconsin has hit a record for coronavirus cases reported in a single day as the Department of Health reported 2,217 new coronavirus cases, with zero additional deaths Sunday.The state has seen some of the nation's fastest coronavirus spread over the last two weeks. The rolling average number of daily new cases has increased by 950,...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders are being investigated by the NFL for allowing an unauthorized person in the locker room following the team’s home opener. A person familiar with the investigation said on condition of anonymity that the employee entered the Raiders locker room without a credential following Monday night’s 34-24 win...
    After the White House coronavirus task force pressed for the emergency-use authorization of convalescent plasma as a treatment for hospitalized patients, blood banks are seeking "superdonors," The Wall Street Journal reported. The "high titer" donors, those with a high antibody levels are in particular demand, particularly if they sustain those levels months after recovering from...
    LeBron regrets that he wasnt able to spend time with Kobe Bryant since joining the Lakers Rihanna Wears Cobalt Blue Fenty Eyeliner and Matching Custom Mugler Outfit These 5 passive income ideas can help you through COVID-19 COVID-19 has had an incredibly negative impact on the United States economy. According to The New York...
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Department of Health officials on Sunday reported 412 new cases of the coronavirus, for a total of 2,849 positive tests in seven days and 21,541 cases since the pandemic began. The number of active cases increased by 48, to a record 3,790. Hospitalizations rose by three to 216...
    By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan on Sunday resumed its land border traffic with Syria, following a more than month-long closure, after applying new rules to prevent truck drivers spreading the novel coronavirus into the kingdom, officials and businessmen said. They said authorities imposed back-to-back handling of goods to ensure Syrian, Lebanese truck drivers...
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa health officials reported Sunday the state confirmed 804 more COVID-19 cases and four new deaths. The new numbers raise the state's totals since the coronavirus pandemic began to 86,229 confirmed cases and 1,315 COVID-19 deaths. The state said its numbers during the weekend added about 27,000 antigen test results...
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Southern Mississippi is offering a free online course aimed to educate the public about the coronavirus. The six-part, “Understanding the Pandemic: A COVID-19 Public Service Short Course," is an effort of Dr. Douglas Masterson, senior associate provost for institutional effectiveness and a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at...
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 7,059,087 total COVID-19 cases, an increase of 49,871 infections from its previous count, and said the nation's death toll had risen by 853 to 204,033. The new CDC case tally is as of 4 pm ET (2000 GMT) on Sept. 26...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City For Kenyatta ‘Kymme’ Williams-Davis and her husband Raymond Davis, the survival of their Brooklyn business was an afterthought as COVID-19 ravaged their family, friends, and customers at the height of the pandemic.  Their cozy little...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The city is cracking down on large gatherings, hoping to stop the spread of growing COVID clusters. A wedding celebration in Queens was busted late Friday. The sheriff’s office says there was a wedding going on at the Royal Elite Palace in Woodside with indoor seating, food, alcohol and a live...
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's active cases of the coronavirus rose by nearly 100 in the last day and four new deaths due to complications of the virus were reported Sunday by state health officials. The fatalities included a man in his 60s from Bottineau County, a woman in her 80s from Bottineau County,...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois public health officials Sunday reported 1,604 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 14 additional confirmed deaths. Those deaths are as follows: Carroll County: 1 male 80s Cook County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s DuPage County: 1 female 60s...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois public health officials announced 1,604 new cases of COVID-19 and 14 additional deaths Sunday.The total number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois now stands at 287,930 with 8,601 deaths, the IDPH reported.As of Saturday night, 1,486 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, with 350 patients in the ICU and 144 on ventilators.RELATED: Jewel-Osco...
    Coronavirus has claimed the lives of one million people worldwide since the outbreak emerged in China late last year. The virus has been recorded in 210 countries and infected at least 32 million people across the globe, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP.   Europe is now battling a second surge of the...
    HELSINKI (CBSMiami) – They’re used to sniff out drugs and explosives, but what about the coronavirus? A new pilot project at Helsinki’s airport is training dogs to do just that. The dogs could be Finland’s newest COVID-19 detectors. Officials at Helsinki’s airport are hoping they can provide a quick and cost effective way to tell...
    Michael McAuliff September 27, 2020 5:25PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News. Reopening colleges drove a coronavirus surge of about 3,000 new cases a day in the United States, according to a draft study released Tuesday. The study, done jointly by researchers at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Indiana University, the...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Indiana public health officials Sunday announced 921 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, and an additional three confirmed deaths. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 117,450 and the total number of confirmed deaths to 3,354, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. Another 226 probable deaths have been...
    Sign up here to get our daily updates on coronavirus in Minnesota delivered straight to your inbox each afternoon. And go here to see all of MinnPost’s COVID-19 coverage. MinnPost provides updates on coronavirus in Minnesota Sunday through Friday. The information is published following a press phone call with members of the Walz administration or...
    New York’s COVID-19 infection rate continues to be at least 1 percent, according to statistics released Sunday. The state reported 84,770 people tested Saturday, with 866 of them positive, or 1.02 percent. That’s the fourth day in a row the state’s rate hit at least 1 percent. It was 0.9 percent Sept. 22. Gov. Andrew...
    The city sheriff’s office pulled the plug on a Queens karaoke joint after catching nearly 200 people partying early Sunday morning, authorities said. Deputies arrived at Home Run KTV on Kissena Boulevard in Flushing just after midnight to find approximately 192 people reveling in the facility’s karaoke rooms, in violation of the city’s coronavirus...
    Keeping your bodys immune system running at full strength is imperative amid the global coronavirus pandemic, and vitamin D is an essential piece of that, according to Boston University researchers. Among 235 admitted to the hospital with COVID-19, patients older than 40 were 51.5% less likely to die if they had at least 30 ng/mL...
    I want to briefly follow up on the catastrophic COVID-19 news out of Argentina. Here’s what their case rate looks like: Argentina’s case rate is higher than the worst resurgences in Europe (Spain and France) and far worse than any other country in South America. So what’s going on? Experts link the increase in...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Since its inaugural in 2002, the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run has grown into one of the biggest annual running events in New York City — raising millions of dollars for first responder families while...
    VIDEO2:1302:13Office vacancies won't return to pre-Covid level until 2025: StudyThe Exchange The coronavirus remote work experiment will become a permanent trend, but at some point, employees will return to the office in numbers that match the past. When? It could take five years, according to a new forecast from Cushman & Wakefield. Global office vacancies...
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida now has more than 700,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, according to statistics released by the state Department of Health Sunday. The state reported 1,882 new confirmed cases and 10 new deaths caused by the virus. Overall, 14,200 people have died from the disease in Florida, including 168 non-residents. There...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 412 new coronavirus cases but no additional deaths. The state Health Services Department said there have been 217,237 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began hitting Arizona in March. The known death total remains at 5,622. Heath officials said the number of Arizona’s confirmed or suspected...
    INDIANAPOLIS (WLS) -- Indiana reported 921 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths Sunday.The Indiana State Department of Health confirmed a total of 117,450 positive coronavirus cases in the state, including 3,354 deaths.In the last 24 hours, officials have conducted 22,801 tests, with a seven-day positivity rate of 4%.RELATED: Here's where to find coronavirus testing in...
    Instagram/Brandi Maxiell Brandi Maxiell pictured on her Instagram page in January 2020. Brandi Maxiell the Basketball Wives star and wife of former Detroit Pistons star Jason Maxiell is in the hospital with a “severe case of COVID-19,” her sister said. Maxiell’s sister, Jayde, told The Shade Room in a statement, “My sister...
    The city sheriff’s office pulled the plug on a Queens karaoke joint after catching nearly 200 people partying early Sunday morning, authorities said. Deputies arrived at Home Run KTV on Kissena Boulevard in Flushing just after midnight to find approximately 192 people reveling in the facility’s karaoke rooms, in violation of the city’s coronavirus laws....
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – New cases of the coronavirus are surfacing every day in South Florida and the rest of the state. Here are the latest numbers and information you need to know at-a-glance as of 12 p.m. on September 27, 2020. FLORIDA: 700,564 confirmed cases One-Day Increase: 1,882 Total Florida Deaths: 14,032 Newly...
    The number of positive test results for COVID-19 has remained steady in the Hudson Valley, according to three-day data released Sunday, Sept. 27. Of the  84,770 test results reported on Saturday, Sept. 26 to New York State, 866, or 1.02 percent, were positive.  In the Hudson Valley, the positive percentages in the last three days are as...
    UK coronavirus cases have fallen for a second day in a row with infections falling by 5.7 per cent. The total number of Covid-19 cases has now risen to 429,277 - up by 5,963 in the past 24 hours. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 2 2 Scotland...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In the last 24 hours, Minnesota added 1,077 more cases of COVID-19 to its tally of infections and four more deaths. The additional cases bring the state’s total positive cases to 96,734, with 86,252 no longer needing isolation. More than 7,493 people have needed hospitalization since the pandemic began. The state’s death...
    The number of positive test results for COVID-19 has remained steady in the Hudson Valley, according to three-day data released Sunday, Sept. 27. Of the  84,770 test results reported on Saturday, Sept. 26 to New York State, 866, or 1.02 percent, were positive.  In the Hudson Valley, the positive percentages in the last three days are as...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY MAKINI BRICE, LAUREN YOUNG, MARIA CASPANI AND ANDREW HAY Mel Solomon loved to sing. He knew the lyrics to entire Broadway musicals and shared them with his granddaughters Zoe and Madeline during their annual summer...
    Mid-Hudson infection rate hovers around 1 percent ■ State health officials said that, as of Saturday (Sept. 26), 1,599 (+2 from the day before) people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Putnam County; 5,120 (+5) in Dutchess; 38,098 (+47) in Westchester; 15,167 (+67) in Rockland; 2,260 (+4) in Ulster; and 12,036 (+22) in Orange. Statewide,...