Sacramento, Yolo counties back in CDC’s coronavirus high community transmission category

Sacramento, Yolo counties back in CDC’s coronavirus high community transmission category

OTHER NEWS TO TELL YOU ABOUT RIGHT NOW, AND THAT IS AFTER WEEKS OF GETTING USED TO NO MORE MASK MANDATESND LOOSENING UP COVID RESTRICTIONS AND LOWERING INFECTION RATES THE NUMBER OF CASES HAVE STARTED TO CREEP BACK UP HERE IN CALIFORNIA. ANDREA: MORE THAN 9% 9 OF CASES IS SOME VARIANT OF COVID. BA.2 … Read more

COVID-19 rising in Nevada, officials say; Hotline for help available

The full COVID-19 report for May 3-9 appears below. LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — State health officials said Wednesday that Nevadans should expect to see COVID-19 cases rise through May, and data shows cases rising by about a third statewide since last week. The 14-day moving average of daily COVID-19 cases has grown from 239 to … Read more

Oklahoma mom hasn’t seen family in two years due to COVID-19 vaccine

An Oklahoma mom has been unable to see her family for more than two years because she is unvaccinated. She is originally from Canada and without a vaccine, she can’t get back to visit family.Wendy Mardis, her husband and their four young children live in Alfalfa County. Wendy’s mom, her brother and her best friend … Read more

For widows in Africa, COVID-19 stole husbands, homes, future

By KRISTA LARSON and CHINEDU ASADU May 10, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/covid-health-africa-only-on-ap-nigeria-a1013872cf6b7782627f4c2a46cde23d UMUIDA, Nigeria (AP) — As Anayo Mbah went into labor with her sixth child, her husband battled COVID-19 in another hospital across town. Jonas, a young motorcycle taxi driver, had been placed on oxygen after he started coughing up blood. Jonas would never meet … Read more

Shanghai reaffirms ‘zero-COVID’; WHO says not sustainable

BEIJING (AP) — Shanghai reaffirmed Wednesday it would maintain the “zero-COVID” approach to eliminate a waning outbreak in China’s largest city after the head of the World Health Organization said it was not sustainable and urged China to change strategies. While progress has been made, relaxing prevention and control measures could allow the virus to … Read more

Educators explain COVID-19 outbreak at north Baltimore school

As schools across Maryland deal with increasing COVID-19 cases, officials explained what likely led to one outbreak at a school in north Baltimore.|| COVID-19 updates | Maryland’s latest numbers | Get tested | Vaccine Info ||Thirty sixth-graders tested positive for COVID-19 and the entire grade and its staff members have moved to virtual learning.On Tuesday, … Read more

Over 1,900 cases, 7 deaths per day

MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports COVID-19 case, hospitalization and death numbers continue rising. The state says 2,008 new cases of the COVID-19 virus were confirmed in the last 24-hour period. It was the 5th time in 7 days there were more than 2,000 cases identified in a day. The … Read more

How to know if you have long Covid — and what to do about it

Over the last two years, new Covid cases and deaths have risen and fallen alongside surges of variants and subvariants. One constant, experts say: a continual increase in long Covid cases. The term “long Covid” refers to the wide range of new, ongoing or returning health conditions that can affect people weeks or months after … Read more

As COVID-19 cases rise in NH, testing key to controlling spread

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in New Hampshire, but some residents say they’re still confused by guidelines for testing.New Hampshire is averaging more than 500 reported new cases each day, the most since Valentine’s Day. But the number of hospital patients with COVID-19 is lower than it was at the end of last week. … Read more

COVID-19 ‘outbreak’ confirmed at north Baltimore school

School officials confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Roland Park ElementaryMiddle School in north Baltimore.|| COVID-19 updates | Maryland’s latest numbers | Get tested | Vaccine Info ||According to a letter sent Monday from the school’s principal to parents and guardians of students, 30 cases were identified in the sixth grade.”We consider it an outbreak … Read more