Idaho’s daily COVID-19 case average down nearly 70%

Idaho has gone seven consecutive days reporting less than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases per day.

As of Tuesday, the state’s seven-day moving average of new COVID-19 cases reached its lowest point since early October, at 534.4 cases per day. The seven-day average has dropped by 67.6% since its peak of 1,650.3 cases per day on Dec. 10.

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the state’s seven public health

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L.A. County opens 5 vaccine sites, plans to reach 20,000 people daily

The Forum in Inglewood, is one of five mass-vaccination sites opening Tuesday, January 19, 2021 in the county.
The Forum in Inglewood is one of five mass vaccination sites opening Tuesday in the county. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles County opened five large-scale coronavirus vaccination sites Tuesday morning, with plans to inoculate 20,000 people daily.

The sites are at the Forum in Inglewood, Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, Cal State Northridge, the Fairplex in Pomona and the L.A. County Office of Education’s Downey Education

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COVID-19, impacts on daily life is top N-M story of 2020

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FREMONT – It should come as no surprise the COVID-19 pandemic and its dramatic impact locally is the News-Messenger’s top story from 2020.

With small businesses struggling from stringent safety protocols and local schools trying to merge online learning with in-person instruction, COVID-19 hit Sandusky County hard.

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This year’s COVID-19 pandemic hurt small businesses and restaurants in downtown Fremont and throughout Sandusky County, with businesses forced to

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The Latest: Texas Reports More Than 15,000 Daily Virus Cases | World News

DALLAS — Texas on Tuesday reported more than 15,000 newly confirmed daily cases of the coronavirus amid spikes in cases and hospitalization as winter approaches.

The Texas Department of State Health Services also said 9,028 people were hospitalized across the state. Last week marked the first time Texas surpassed a daily count of 9,000 hospitalizations since a deadly summer outbreak.

During the summer outbreak, the state saw the numbers of

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Michigan sets daily record for COVID-19 deaths

Michigan on Tuesday reported a record 190 deaths tied to COVID-19 and added 5,793 new cases. Of the Tuesday deaths, 30 were identified during a delayed records review, the state said.

With the additional records, Tuesday surpassed the previous high for deaths of 164 reached on April 16, at the peak of the pandemic, a day that had no additional reviewed records added.

The latest additions bring the state’s total

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Crust & Crumb Cafe launches ‘Starving Artist Series’ to showcase local artists, engage with community during pandemic | State College News | Daily Collegian

Having opened its doors at the start of Penn State’s fall semester, the Crust & Crumb Cafe on Beaver Avenue is looking to establish itself within the downtown State College community amid the coronavirus pandemic by playing into its “artisan-inspired” atmosphere.

To accomplish this goal, cafe owner Amber Winkler and local artist Chloe Jean, who also works at the cafe as a barista, partnered to create the Starving Artist Series

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Julie Doll: Nonprofits need our help more than ever – Opinion – The Hays Daily News

Garden City’s annual Halloween party at the zoo — canceled.

A gala celebration at Hutchinson’s Cosmosphere — canceled.

Topeka’s Fiesta Mexicana — also canceled.

Week after week, from the northeast tip of Kansas to its southwest toe, museums, zoos, churches, and community groups have had to nix their plans to party because of COVID-19.

Fun is not the only casualty.

While most of us view these events as opportunities for

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Penn State students weigh in on returning to the IM Building this semester | University Park Campus | Penn State | Daily Collegian

Many Penn State students have been waiting to take a trip back to the gym as a part of their daily routine for the fall semester — and now they have the chance.

The Intramural Building reopened to students on Sept. 25. The White Building and the Hepper Fitness Center do not have plans to reopen.

According to a Penn State News release, students are required to wear masks, practice

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IM-Rec facilities report compliance with masking and social distancing protocols, see popularity with outdoor recreation programs – The Cavalier Daily

University Intramural and Recreational Sports facilities are operating with modified protocols this semester due to COVID-19, including limited hours and required reservations by students and members for certain spaces. By and large, individuals have abided by masking and sanitation requirements —  among other new regulations — and outdoor IM-Rec activities and facilities have grown in popularity.

The Aquatic and Fitness Center and North Grounds Recreation Center have been operating with

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West Virginia Tourism releases first fall foliage report – News – Mineral Daily News-Tribune – Keyser, WV

CHARLESTON – The higher elevations of West Virginia are staring to show the first signs of fall color just in time for the West Virginia Tourism Office to release its annual autumn forecast to help travelers enjoy peak leaf season.

CHARLESTON – The higher elevations of West Virginia are staring to show the first signs of fall color

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Pakistan hits daily low, cautious before holiday

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan hit another low in COVID-19 deaths with 20 in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily increase since mid-June.

“This is 87% reduction in COVID-19 related deaths,” Dr. Zafar Mirza, special assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan, tweeted Monday.

Pakistan’s daily infections also continued to drop with just 1,176 new cases reported in the past 24 hours. Since records began in March, Pakistan has recorded 274,288 infections

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Scorpio daily horoscope

Photo credit: Elle UK
Photo credit: Elle UK

From ELLE

Thursday 23, July

The Moon is in your social zone for the next few days, Scorpio. This is a lovely, sweet opportunity to connect to your IRL and online friends in ways that you’ve avoided in recent weeks. The eclipses and Mercury Retrograde made you feel a bit more introverted, but now you’re ready to rejoin the world – and to build powerful collabs.

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Florida Breaks Record Daily Cases in U.S. Outbreak: Virus Update

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Florida reported 15,300 new virus cases, the biggest one-day rise since the coronavirus pandemic began in the U.S. The number exceeds records from New York, California and Texas, all of which have reported daily counts at almost 12,000. Reported deaths in Florida dropped to 44, from 95 the day before.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said “the rule should be that kids go back to school this fall,”

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Nevada, New Mexico renew restrictions; Kentucky requires masks starting Friday; Oregon reports largest daily case count

Some bars in Nevada will be closing again Friday amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, and Kentucky will join the growing list of states that require face coverings in public.

There’s another significant change in Nevada: Restaurants can no longer serve parties more than six people and must close their bar areas, Gov. Steve Sisolak said. 

Meanwhile, in New Mexico, indoor dining at restaurants and breweries will be restricted again

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US reports 35K daily cases; New York City Marathon canceled; Fauci warns of ‘disturbing surge’

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in most states, the governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced a joint travel advisory Wednesday requiring all individuals traveling from states with significant community spread to quarantine for 14 days.

The advisory goes into effect at midnight Wednesday and those violating the quarantine will be fined, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference. 

The U.S. reported nearly 35,000

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