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    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Orange County did not make it out of the red tier of the state’s COVID-19 monitoring system on Tuesday, but officials said that the county’s numbers continue to trend in the right direction. The Orange County Health Care Agency reported 109 new coronavirus cases and 33 more deaths on Tuesday. The...
    Coronavirus infections are rising among American children, with the sharpest spike recorded among adolescents, according to new research. The portion of children under the age of 18 diagnosed with COVID-19 soared between April to September, rising from 2.2 percent to 10 percent of all reported coronavirus cases nationwide, researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics...
    ELMHURST, Ill. (WLS) -- DuPage County health officials are investigating 18 confirmed cases of COVID-19 that are all tied back to an Orangetheory Fitness facility in west suburban Elmhurst.The location is back open Tuesday, just days after the outbreak."Try to have group exercise outside if you can, because air flow makes a difference," said Dr....
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It seems like every week that we’re hearing about coronavirus cases among students and teachers in various school districts. Statistics from the Pennsylvania Department of Health fluctuate between 5- to 18-year-olds. However, doctors with UPMC said do not be alarmed. Doctors said while transmission of the virus is happening among those 5-18...
    By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's renewed coronavirus surge continued Tuesday when the governor reported 1,018 new cases — the state's second-highest daily total since the pandemic began. Gov. Andy Beshear said the near-record number of daily cases should be a “wake-up call" as he urged Kentuckians to wear masks in...
    The United Kingdom recorded 7,143 new cases and 71 new deaths from coronavirus Tuesday, the most deaths since July 1. That brings the U.K.'s total to 446,156 total cases and 42,072 deaths, according to the U.K.'s coronavirus dashboard. There was some confusion Tuesday as the U.K. announced new restrictions on social gatherings for the northeast. CORONAVIRUS INFECTED...
    The percentage of people who tested positive for COVID-19 in New York City has surged above 3% for the first time since early June, driven by a cluster of cases in a handful of Brooklyn and Queens ZIP Codes, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday. “We’re dealing with specific challenges in specific neighborhoods,” de...
    Coronavirus infections are rising among American children, with the sharpest spike recorded among adolescents, according to new research. The portion of children under the age of 18 diagnosed with COVID-19 soared between April to September, rising from 2.2 percent to 10 percent of all reported coronavirus cases nationwide, researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics...
    Pastor Todd Bell (pictured) has continued to hold in-person services at Calvary Baptist Church in Sanford, Maine, even after he officiated a wedding that was linked to cases and deaths The family of a Maine pastor who officiated a 'super spreader' wedding linked to at least eight coronavirus deaths and nearly 200 cases in...
    (CNN)Cases of Covid-19 surged among college-age individuals in August and September, just as schools were opening across the country. Two new studies released on Tuesday take an in-depth look what may be driving the numbers up. The CDC studyIn the first study, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at nearly 100,000...
    Long Island saw slightly more than 100 new COVID-19 cases as Nassau and Suffolk county officials continue combating the pandemic. In Nassau, the state Department of Health is reporting 80 new positive cases out of 5,621 tested in the past 24 hours, while in Suffolk, there were 36 new cases out of 4,300 who were...
    By Lindsey Tanner | Associated Press After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears fueled by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities. Children of all ages now make up 10% of all U.S cases,...
    By ANDREW DeMILLO, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas school superintendent died Tuesday from the illness caused by the coronavirus, as a White House task force said the state continued to have one of the highest rates of new virus cases in the country. The Atkins School District announced that Superintendent Jody...
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW) –  In the seven months since the first cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed, Tarrant County has surpassed 50,000 cases. It took 203 (3/10-9/29) days to reach 50,057 positive cases and 657 deaths from the coronavirus. Tarrant County Public Health is asking COVID-19 patients and their contacts to answer the call. To date, about...
    Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday the statewide coronavirus limitations on businesses and gatherings will expire, but the state of emergency due to the pandemic will be extended. "I want the economy to move forward," Lee said on a call with state legislators Tuesday, according to The Tennessean. "I dont want any business to...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — With COVID-19 infections rising steadily in the northwest region of Illinois over the past few weeks, Gov. JB Pritzker announced tougher mitigations will go into effect in that part of the state starting Saturday, meaning no more indoor service for bars and restaurants. Last week, Pritzker warned that Region 1 — which...
    The Trump administration will start to distribute millions of coronavirus tests this week and recommend the governors use them so that schools can reopen, officials announced at the White House Monday. Adm. Brett Giroir, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, said in a press briefing that the Trump administration will distribute 6.5...
    Wisconsin reported 2,367 new coronavirus cases, with 17 additional deaths Tuesday, its highest single day increase in deaths from COVID-19 since MayThe 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, an increase of nearly 97%, according...
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A total of $557,000 is going to the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund to support small businesses and promote economic growth in communities amid the pandemic, the state's congressional delegation said Tuesday. “As the economic fallout spurred by this pandemic worsens, it is essential that New Hampshire businesses have the support...
    By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's ban on alcohol sales after 10 p.m. is under review and aid could be on the way to small businesses hurt by the economic slowdown during the pandemic, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday. The Republican governor said he understands the impact the ban...
    Nicole Karlis September 29, 2020 9:02PM (UTC) As a Californian with family in the Midwest, my Instagram feed has become a slideshow of two jarringly different pandemic experiences. I see acquaintances in Kansas having large parties, no masks in sight, literally popping bottles of champagne indoors. An old friend having a big wedding in Wisconsin, and...
    The COVID-19 pandemic is headed in the right direction in several West Virginia counties for public school reopenings, with all of the counties moving out of the red designation and only two counties remaining in the orange designation, according to the state's most-recent numbers. Large counties with a red or orange designation on the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois public health officials announced 1,362 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths Tuesday.The total number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois now stands at 291,001 with 8,637 deaths, the IDPH reported.As of Monday night, 1,535 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, with 363 patients in the ICU and 151 on ventilators.RELATED: Jewel-Osco...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers urged people throughout Wisconsin on Tuesday to “get on the same team” by taking steps to slow the spread of COVID-19, with cases statewide at their highest numbers since the pandemic started. “We are in crisis right now,” said Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Wisconsin’s chief medical officer. READ MORE:...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A group of student athletes and parents have sued the Illinois High School Association, demanding the return of fall sports.In their lawsuit, the group claims the guidelines issued by the IHSA moving falls sports like football to the spring violate the IHSA's own bylaws. The plaintiffs claim the "amendments to the IHSA...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend, authorities say, appears driven by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities. There’s been a sudden and dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases among children, according to new...
    PHOTO VIA RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM/FACEBOOKWhile announcing Phase 3 of Florida's COVID-19 economic reopening on Friday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he expects Tampa to host the Super Bowl next year, as planned. "We're going to be able to host the Super Bowl in February. We expect to do a full Super Bowl," DeSantis insisted. "We're...
    There were 50 newly reported COVID-19 cases in Westchester as the region continues to see a slight uptick in positive cases in the Hudson Valley. Since the virus was first reported in New Rochelle before rapidly spreading more than six months ago, there have now been 38,182 confirmed COVID cases in Westchester out of 38,182...
    By JIM SALTER, Associated Press O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The number of people hospitalized for the coronavirus has nearly tripled in areas outside of Missouri's two largest metropolitan areas since the state reopened for business in mid-June, according to state health department data Tuesday. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services' COVID-19 dashboard shows...
    A father and son in QAnon shirts listen before President Donald J. Trump arrives to speak at a "Keep America Great Rally" at U.S. Bank Arena on Thursday, Aug 01, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images According to believers of the QAnon conspiracy theory, President Donald Trump is...
    The novel coronavirus was more than twice as contagious at the start of the pandemic than first thought, according to a new study from Duke University. Researchers in the peer-reviewed study, which was published last week in the journal PLOSOne, found that the average number of new COVID-19 cases caused by an infected patient —...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Health officials reported 450 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 8 additional deaths in Massachusetts on Tuesday. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 129,243 while the total number of deaths is 9,210. The 7-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts...
    Mass religious gatherings may be responsible for a recent rise in newly reported positive COVID-19 cases in certain parts of New York State. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that while the state has remained at or around a 1 percent infection rate for months, the 20 zip codes where there have been the newest...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by a spike in coronavirus infections in a few Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods, New York City officials will start issuing fines in those areas to people who refuse to wear masks, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. De Blasio said he was sending teams of hundreds of outreach workers and contact...
    NANTUCKET (CBS) – A church gathering is to blame for a cluster of coronavirus cases on Nantucket, health officials said. Since Friday, Nantucket Cottage Hospital reported 19 new cases, and a 7-day positive test rate that increased to 4.3%. Contact tracing is underway for the new cases, but the hospital said among them is a...
    (CBS DETROIT) – At least 27 new Covid-19 outbreaks are being reported in Michigan schools. This comes after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill requiring schools to publish their coronavirus cases. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, universities have the highest numbers. Michigan State University has nearly 1,300 cases linked to...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact across the world and also in cities across Northern California. The latest number of confirmed cases in the U.S. can be found at the CDC's 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. page. (The CDC updates the webpage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.)Join anchor...
    OKLAHOMA CITY (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – An Oklahoma Highway Patrol captain has become the first state trooper in the state to die of COVID-19. Capt. Jeffery Sewell, 58, of Atoka died Saturday at a Denison, Texas, hospital where he had been treated for the virus for about three weeks, OHP spokesperson Sarah Stewart said Tuesday. Capt. Jeffery...
    CHICAGO — Another 23 people were reported to have died from coronavirus during the past day in Illinois, including a Cook County woman in her 30s. At least 8,637 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois since the pandemic began here, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health, which reported 1,362 new cases of...
    MICHIGAN (CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced 898 coronavirus cases in the state and an additional 20 deaths Tuesday. The deaths announced Tuesday includes four deaths identified during a Vital Records review. This brings the state total of COVID-19 cases to 123,633 and 6,751 deaths as of Sept. 29....
    The Tennessee Titans suspended in-person activities on Tuesday after three players and five personnel members tested positive for coronavirus, marking the NFL's first outbreak of the season, the league said in a statement Tuesday. Both the Titans and the Minnesota Vikings, who played the team on Sunday, have closed their facilities for the week while...
    By Vishwadha Chander (Reuters) - Coronavirus cases among young adults rose steadily across the United States in recent weeks as universities reopened, suggesting the need for this group to take more measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a U.S. health agency said. Universities that want to reopen for in-person learning need to implement mitigation...
    Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Tuesday found that coronavirus infections among young adults jumped from August to September, with the agency concluding that some of the increase was likely due to colleges and universities resuming in-person classes. [ SEE: The Latest News on the Coronavirus Outbreak ]From Aug. 2 to Sept....
    By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears driven by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities. Children of all ages now make up 10% of all U.S cases,...
    PARIS (Reuters) - French health authorities on Tuesday reported 8,051 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, up sharply from Monday's 4,070, while intensive care admissions were also on the rise. The number of people in France who have died from COVID-19 infections rose by 85 to 31,893, versus 81 on Monday. The cumulative...
    After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears driven by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities. Children of all ages now make up 10% of all U.S cases, up from 2% in April, the...
    The University of Arizona’s voluntary quarantine ends Tuesday with school officials saying the county showing improvements in COVID-19 infection rates but they’re still not satisfied with student behavior. “We know we need to test more,” said Dr. Richard Carmona, U of A Reentry Task Force Director. “We’re seeing what other universities are experiencing as...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact across the world and also in cities across Northern California. The latest number of confirmed cases in the U.S. can be found at the CDC's 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. page. (The CDC updates the webpage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.)Join anchor...