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New Jersey Golf Courses and State Parks to Reopen on Saturday New Jersey Golf Courses and State Parks to Reopen on Saturday
- May 01, 2020

The governor, referring to Trump as "Mr, President", was effusive. The fishing industry's really important to New Jersey. Meanwhile, state officials announced the contagious respiratory illness has killed 7,228 residents, while total cases of the virus increased to 118,652. (more...)
Quest Diagnostics makes COVID-19 antibody test available online at $119 Quest Diagnostics makes COVID-19 antibody test available online at $119
- May 01, 2020

A visit for the COVID-19 antibody test, also known as a coronavirus serological antibody test, at Legacy ER & Urgent Care typically takes no more than 30 minutes to complete. "We need clarity on this basic information to start guiding our path out of the pandemic". Want to know about changes in military benefits as they happen? If the FDA gives a green light, the company is awarded an Emergency Use Authorization . (more...)
Russia's COVID-19 cases near 100,000
- May 01, 2020

Russian Federation recently surpassed Iran and China in the number of confirmed infections and is now eighth in the world in virus cases, according to an AFP tally. "The danger and the lethal threat of the virus persist and it goes for everyone". Nevertheless, he instructed the government and the CPS by 5 may to prepare recommendations for a phased exit restrictions, starting may 12. (more...)
Construction workers now eligible for Covid-19 testing Construction workers now eligible for Covid-19 testing
- April 30, 2020

COVID-19 tests are being rolled out across the UK. United Kingdom construction union Unite has welcomed the announcement that construction workers are now eligible for targeted Covid-19 testing . Last week, it closed temporarily following "exceptional demand" when key workers were first able to register. If you are successful in getting a coronavirus drive-through test, a swab of your nose and back of the throat will be taken. (more...)
NPR survey shows there's not enough contact tracers to meet the need
- April 30, 2020

Contact tracing involves identifying individuals who have tested positive for an illness and asking questions about who they were in contact with during their infectious period, then notifying those close contacts of their exposure. Contact tracing is a method of preventing the spread of a disease. Box says all information gathered at the call center will be shared with local health departments. (more...)
Province announces 34 new COVID-19 cases; total at 2087 Province announces 34 new COVID-19 cases; total at 2087
- April 30, 2020

Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry in Chilliwack says in a social media post that an employee tested positive Tuesday but had been in isolation at home since last Friday after developing mild systems. There has also been one death associated with the outbreak. What are the symptoms of COVID-19? "It's very important for us to understand, however, that random testing in the community of anybody with no symptoms is of very little value to us with the current test that we have", Henry said. (more...)
Dead Bodies Found in U-Hauls Outside of NYC Funeral Home Dead Bodies Found in U-Hauls Outside of NYC Funeral Home
- April 30, 2020

Visit Insider's homepage for more stories . NY police arrived at Andrew T. Cleckley Funeral Services on Utica Avenue in Brooklyn at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday and discovered dozens of bodies stacked inside two U-Haul trucks parked near the building, police sources told The Washington Post. (more...)
New York City funeral home was storing bodies on ice in trucks
- April 30, 2020

It was not clear how long the bodies had been stored in the U-Hauls or whether any were Covid-19 victims. People in protective gear could later be seen transferring bodies into a larger, refrigerated truck after the funeral home was able to obtain one. (more...)
WHO Africa Urges: Maintain Routine Immunization Services WHO Africa Urges: Maintain Routine Immunization Services
- April 30, 2020

This year, as most countries remain in lockdown, campaign activities have been postponed in line with physical distancing measures. With disruptions in immunization services due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she stressed that the fates of millions of young lives hang in the balance. (more...)
Lagos Records 80 New COVID-19 Cases Lagos Records 80 New COVID-19 Cases
- April 30, 2020

Nigeria has an estimated population of 200m. It said the new additions bring the number of laboratories in NCDC molecular laboratory network for COVID-19 testing to 17. He said that to achieve the two million target, at least 50,000 samples must be tested in each of the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory within the set period. (more...)
ONS data lays bare catastrophe unfolding in Britain’s care homes
- April 30, 2020

Today's figures have been revised retrospectively by PHE since the first death on 2 March 2020 to include additional data sources. Once you include Northern Ireland and Scotland the figures are almost 25,000. Fears that doctors might be under-reporting coronavirus deaths are not supported by new data from the Care Quality Commission. Speaking from Downing Street, Mr Hancock said: "The proportion of coronavirus deaths in care homes is around a sixth of the total which is just below ... (more...)
CDC: Coronavirus Death Toll Could Be Higher Than Reported In Massachusetts CDC: Coronavirus Death Toll Could Be Higher Than Reported In Massachusetts
- April 30, 2020

But Colorado's surge is consistent with national data, which shows a soaring number of excess deaths as the coronavirus began to spread across the country in early March, and suggests a far higher toll than official COVID-19 death counts indicate. (more...)
Bodies discovered in unrefrigerated trucks in NY during pandemic Bodies discovered in unrefrigerated trucks in NY during pandemic
- April 30, 2020

As of Wednesday afternoon, more than 18,000 people had died of Covid-19 in America's biggest city, according to a Reuters tally. The police officials said that some dead bodies were also found lying on the floor inside the funeral home. In separate news, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio apologised after criticising a gathering at a Jewish funeral - comments some said were anti-Semitic. (more...)
'Distraught' ER doctor took own life after witnessing front-line fatalities at hospital 'Distraught' ER doctor took own life after witnessing front-line fatalities at hospital
- April 30, 2020

Philip C. Breen, said . Describing the horrific scenes, the 49-year-old doctor witnessed and told her father of the "onslaught" of patients dying before they could even reach the hospital from the ambulance. Breen, 71, reportedly said that his daughter did not have any history of mental illness; however, the late doctor contracted the coronavirus disease while treating the patients brought to the hospital. (more...)
Promising Signs After Scientists Test Coronavirus Vaccine On Monkeys Promising Signs After Scientists Test Coronavirus Vaccine On Monkeys
- April 30, 2020

There now are no approved vaccines or specific treatments for COVID-19, which as of Wednesday had sickened more than 3.1 million people worldwide, and resulted in over 217,000 deaths. "More than one vaccine would be needed in any case". Why were they able to leap ahead? Prof. Adrian Hill, one of many 5 researchers engaged on the trials, instructed The New York Instances that if the necessity arises, they'll journey to areas with excessive an infection charges. (more...)
United Kingdom construction workers offered Covid-19 testing United Kingdom construction workers offered Covid-19 testing
- April 30, 2020

Once you have applied, if your request is approved, you will be asked to fill out personal details and receive an email or text inviting you to book a test. Mr Hancock also announced some hospitals will begin testing all patients, with or without symptoms, as part of a pilot scheme. What does a test for COVID-19 involve? The Army is now running 17 mobile testing centres which are travelling around the country, but the plan is to increase this to 70 by the end of the week, Mr Hancock ... (more...)
Smallest businesses get a few hours at head of relief loan line Smallest businesses get a few hours at head of relief loan line
- April 30, 2020

As the government issues a second round of aid for small business owners, some US senators, community banking groups and minority-owned banks said they are anxious businesses owned by people of color may miss out on receiving much-needed loans. (more...)
Costco to require shoppers to wear masks during coronavirus pandemic Costco to require shoppers to wear masks during coronavirus pandemic
- April 30, 2020

The rule is not meant as a substitute for social distancing or keeping distance between an individual and people they don't live with. As of May 4, from 9 a.m.to 10 a.m. Costco has made a number of policy changes due to the pandemic, ordering no more than two people to enter warehouses in the United States with each membership card. (more...)
Ontario's Patient Ombudsman seeks complaints about COVID-19 in care homes Ontario's Patient Ombudsman seeks complaints about COVID-19 in care homes
- April 30, 2020

Robert Kyle, Durham Region Medical Officer of Health said in a statement issued Tuesday, April 28. According to the Durham Region COVID-19 Data Tracker , there are a total of 12 ongoing outbreaks and 11 of those are at long-term care and retirement homes. (more...)
Queensland University Has Major Breakthrough With Coronavirus Vaccine Queensland University Has Major Breakthrough With Coronavirus Vaccine
- April 30, 2020

An Australian clinical research company is set to trial a potential coronavirus vaccine and says it will be seeking volunteers in the next two months. She explained that the effect of the candidate vaccine is akin to the immune responses with SARS vaccines in animal studies, which protected from infection. (more...)

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