Tag Archives: Coronavirus outbreak

Everett Closes Parks and Playgrounds Amid Coronavirus Outbreak – NBC Boston

Parks and playgrounds are closing indefinitely in Everett as the city reacts to an alarming rise in coronavirus cases. “People frequently ask what the numbers in our hospital are like – these are the highest numbers we have seen in quite some time,” Mayor Carlo DeMaria wrote on Facebook Wednesday. …

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Major coronavirus outbreak doubles at state-run war veterans home

JACKSON – One week after the WBRZ Investigative Unit exposed a major coronavirus outbreak at the War Veteran’s Home, the situation appears to be getting worse with the number of veterans infected doubling. Eight of them have died. As of Wednesday, Sept. 9, there were 67 veterans with positive tests, …

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Coronavirus: ‘rule of six’ to apply in England from Monday | World news

Tough new rules that restrict gatherings to just six people could be in place until the spring to stop a winter surge of the virus, the government’s chief medical officer has warned. Prof Chris Whitty said the period “between now and spring is going to be difficult” and said the …

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Silvio Berlusconi says he is fighting ‘hellish’ case of coronavirus | World news

Silvio Berlusconi has said doctors at the hospital treating him for Covid-19 told him he was “No 1” for the severity of his viral load and that he is fighting to emerge from a “hellish” illness. The former Italian prime minister, who was admitted to Milan’s San Raffaele hospital on …

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Iowa refuses to close bars and require masks as Covid-19 cases surge in cities | US news

Iowa’s governor, Kim Reynolds, is refusing to enforce a White House coronavirus taskforce recommendation to close bars and require people to wear masks after Covid-19 infections in some of the state’s cities surged. Meanwhile, coronavirus cases have risen sharply across the whole midwest in recent weeks putting the region at …

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Coronavirus UK map: confirmed Covid cases and deaths today | World news

Please note: these are government figures on numbers of confirmed cases – some people who report symptoms are not being tested, and are not included in these counts. Coronavirus has hit the UK hard, with the country recording hundreds of thousands of cases and over 40,000 deaths linked to the …

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4 ways to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) this fall in Michigan

The start of fall is expected to bring new challenges in fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan. From the weather to flu season and even the attitudes of residents. Just when people are starting to feel like they’ve learned how to navigate life with the coronavirus, the fall will bring …

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Coronavirus: gatherings of more than six to be banned in England | World news

The government has announced emergency action to try and stem a feared autumn resurgence of coronavirus, tightening laws to ban virtually all gatherings of more than six people in England. Amid concerns that the current rules are both widely misunderstood and too difficult for police to implement, Boris Johnson will …

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Don’t blame us for UK’s coronavirus spike, say young people | World news

Young people have hit back against the suggestion from senior politicians across the UK that they might be responsible for increases in coronavirus cases. England has experienced the largest rise in confirmed Covid-19 cases since May and there are fears of a second wave across the four nations, with the …

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Act now or coronavirus will sentence more prisoners to death, say experts | World news

Chazidy Bowman’s husband Rufus has had Covid-19 symptoms for two weeks. His labored breathing makes it hard to get words out. He has had a fever, chills, a splitting headache, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. But whether he has Covid-19 remains an open question, because Rufus is a 26-year-old inmate at …

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