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COVID-19 spike in Kansas casts doubt on allowing local rules | News

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has not contained a resurgence in coronavirus cases, raising questions about whether Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and the Republican-controlled Legislature erred in allowing local officials to set rules for businesses and public gatherings. State Department of Health and Environment figures show that Kansas experienced its worst spike in confirmed new cases since the pandemic began ...
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Brazil’s coronavirus death toll exceeds 70,000: Live updates | Coronavirus pandemic N

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported a record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, with the total rising by 228,102 in 24 hours. Iraqi legislator Ghida Kambash died after contracting the novel coronavirus, becoming the first member of Iraq’s parliament to succumb to the virus as its spreads across the country. More than 12.5 million people around the world have ...
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David Y. Ige | Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release-Gyms Encouraged

Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release-Gyms Encouraged to Practice Safety, July 10, 2020 Posted on Jul 10, 2020 in Latest News (HONOLULU) – Contact tracing by the Dept. of Health has uncovered a total of 17 cases to-date involving two O‘ahu commercial gym facilities. DOH says cases in both gyms are linked to one person who participated in exercise ...
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How coronavirus affects the entire body

The team at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City — one of the hospitals flooded with patients in the spring — went through their own experiences and collected reports from other medical teams around the world. Their comprehensive picture shows the coronavirus attacks virtually every major system in the human body, directly damaging organs and causing ...
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3 people test positive for Covid-19 after taking Delta flight from Atlanta to Albany,

Flight 4815 left on July 6, a release from the Rensselaer County Health Department said. The passengers were not symptomatic on the flight, but began showing symptoms on July 7. “We have been made aware of three customers who tested positive for Covid-19 and recently traveled on Endeavor from Atlanta to Albany. We are following the guidance of local healthcare ...
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COVID-19 related deaths increasing in Volusia County, officials say

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Volusia County is seeing an increase in fatalities in coronavirus cases, county leaders said Friday. In Volusia County, there have been a total of 3,454 positive cases in Volusia County since March, according to the Florida Department of Health. The county has also had an increase of 14 deaths compared to the week prior, bringing the ...
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Gov. Abbott Extends Statewide COVID-19 Disaster Declaration – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has extended his Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a proclamation announced Friday, Abbott renewed the Disaster Declaration originally issued on March 13. The Disaster Declaration provides resources to effectively serve Texans as the state continues to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  “Extending this Disaster Declaration helps ensure that ...
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Alaska hits daily high for new resident coronavirus infections, but no new hospitaliz

We’re making coronavirus coverage available without a subscription as a public service. But we depend on reader support to do this work. Please consider joining others in supporting local journalism in Alaska for just $3.23 a week. Alaska’s daily tally of new confirmed coronavirus infections hit a record Friday for residents, but there were no additional hospitalizations or deaths reported ...
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