Saturday , 15 August 2020

covid 19

Arizona records 933 new COVID-19 cases; 69 new deaths

PHOENIX (KVOA) – State health officials reported 933 additional coronavirus cases Saturday and 69 more known deaths. That brings the state’s documented totals to 192,654 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 4,492 known deaths. Deaths are not recorded until the health department receives a death certificate naming COVID-19 as the cause of death. The data includes people who have recovered. On Thursday, AZDHS …

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Kitsap community members share their experiences living with COVID-19

CLOSE Buy Photo Sarah Milne at Silverdale Waterfront Park on Wednesday with a portrait of her great aunt, who died from COVID-19 last month. Though Milne has not tested positive for COVID-19, she says her family has paid the “ultimate price” in the pandemic with the death of a beloved family member. (Photo: MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN) Shannon George …

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Five new COVID-19 cases in Albany County; New York reports five more deaths

ALBANY – There have been five new cases of COVID-19 in Albany County since Friday and no new deaths, Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy announced Saturday morning. There are 41 active cases. Since Friday, the number of people under mandatory quarantine has increased to 524 from 467. Among the new positive cases reportable on Saturday, McCoy said, are three …

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COVID-19 Daily Update 8-15-2020

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m., on August 15, 2020, there have been 350,076 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 8,457 total cases and 160 deaths.   DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 67-year old female from Pleasants County, an 88-year old …

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Austin Dillon tests positive for COVID-19, will miss Daytona Road Course

Chris Graythen | Getty Images Austin Dillon self-reported a positive COVID-19 test to Richard Childress Racing on Saturday, a development that will keep him out of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet, is self-quarantining, the team said. RCR has named Kaz Grala as his replacement this weekend …

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Voter Registration Lags in Oklahoma Amid COVID-19

Oklahoma, one of 10 states that doesn’t offer online voter registration, has seen a sharp decline in new voter sign-ups this year as COVID-19 has created new challenges for in-person get-out-the-vote efforts.  State Election Board numbers requested by Oklahoma Watch show new voter registrations this year through the end of July are down nearly 22%, or a drop of 30,000 …

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Long Beach mayor soldiers on after COVID-19 deaths in family

When 61-year-old Gaby Elena O’Donnell died on July 26 from complications due to COVID-19, her son Robert Garcia honored her on Twitter, posting photos of his mother at her job as a medical assistant at a clinic. She dutifully wore a mask and scrubs. Two weeks later, on Aug. 9, his stepfather, 58-year-old Greg O’Donnell, who had been fighting for …

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During COVID-19, how I safely photograph life on Wisconsin’s lakeshore

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide SHEBOYGAN – Covering events during the pandemic is a challenge I never experienced before in my career as a photographer. When COVID-19 pandemic reared its head in our area in March, the first event impacted was St. Patrick’s Day. Usually, the Irishman’s Walk in Plymouth is a joyous event. People dressed in their …

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