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More Than 80 COVID Outbreaks Reported in Illinois Schools – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Health officials in Illinois say that more than 80 coronavirus outbreaks have been reported at schools across the state, with several involving more than a dozen cases at educational institutions. According to the latest figures from the Illinois Department of Public Health, 81 outbreaks are active at Illinois schools …

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Detroit to roll out plan for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots on Monday

[ad_1] (WXYZ) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is expected to announce the city’s plan for those who are immunocompromised and will need a COVID-19 booster shot. Vaccination rates in the city continue to lag, but later on Monday, the mayor will set out the plan for how residents can get …

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Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 207 million, as U.S.’s daily average rises to 6-month high

[ad_1] The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 207.2 million on Monday, while death toll rose to 4,364,409, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. continued to lead the world in cases with 36.68 million and in deaths with 621,635. On a daily basis, the …

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Workers try to flee Vietnam’s biggest city as coronavirus crisis worsens

[ad_1] Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam, January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue/File Photo/File Photo/File Photo HANOI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Thousands of jobless workers in Vietnam’s biggest city are trying to flee to their hometowns, many on …

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Who’s Eligible for COVID Vaccine Booster Doses – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] U.S. regulators have authorized an extra dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for people with compromised immune systems. Meanwhile, 22 more winners were chosen in another drawing of Illinois’ COVID vaccine lottery. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today: 22 Winners Picked …

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LAUSD’s coronavirus testing effort is key as schools reopen

[ad_1] The scene at Telfair Elementary in the days leading up to the Monday opening of the school year reflected what will be the new normal across the Los Angeles school district: Students, teachers and staff in line for their coronavirus test. Emilio Mendoza, 7, held a toy plane as …

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Misinformation about COVID-19 at public forums vexes local boards, big tech

[ad_1] Public forums before local school boards and city councils are the latest sources of misinformation about COVID-19. Videos of people criticizing masks or vaccines as ineffective have been seen by millions of people and are creating new challenges for local governments and tech companies looking to weigh free speech …

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RIDOH reopening 2 COVID-19 test sites as cases continue to rise

[ad_1] PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — As demand for COVID-19 tests has soared in Rhode Island in recent weeks, the state is reopening two test sites on Monday. Beginning Monday morning, the R.I. Department of Health says tests will be available by appointment only at the Smithfield VFW and Barrington Shopping …

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Austin, Texas COVID-19 updates: Aug. 16, 2021

[ad_1] AUSTIN, Texas — KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus and COVID-19 news in the Austin area.  Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE’s Aug. 13 live blog. For a look at COVID-19 data across all of the state’s counties, click here. [ad_2] Source …

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Hawaii reports 845 COVID cases, four new deaths

[ad_1] Posted: Aug 15, 2021 / 09:01 AM HST / Updated: Aug 15, 2021 / 01:53 PM HST Credit: AP HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Department of Health reports 845 new coronavirus cases and four new deaths on Sunday, Aug. 15. There are 543 coronavirus cases on Oahu, 147 on …

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