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Health leader says Washington could go back in stages if COVID numbers don’t decrease – KOMO News

Healthcare leader says Washington could go back in stages if COVID numbers don’t decrease KOMO News Washington state reports 664 new cases of COVID-19 and 19 deaths Tuesday Tacoma News Tribune What you need to know about the coronavirus Tuesday August 4th KING5.com Merced County Public Health reports five deaths, 161 new coronavirus cases Tuesday Merced Sun-Star View full coverage …

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CDC warns parents to beware of acute flaccid myelitis in children

NEW YORK (CNN) – Parents and pediatricians must be looking for a rare crippling condition affecting young children in the coming months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. The polio-like condition, called acute flaccid myelitis or AFM, tends to peak every two years and the last wave of cases was in 2018, when 238 cases were diagnosed …

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Covid-19 is more prevalent than ever in the United States, affecting even Americans living on the islands

Coronavirus is more prevalent in the United States than ever, prompting the White House coronavirus response coordinator, dr. Deborah Birx, to say that the country has entered a “new phase” of the pandemic over the weekend. © Go Nakamura / Getty Images North America / Getty Images Medical personnel wearing full PPE pushes a stretcher with a deceased patient into …

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COVID-19 Statistics | 4 August 2020 | Costa Perduta outpost

Press release from the Joint Information Center of Humboldt County: The total number of Humboldt County residents who have confirmed they have contracted COVID-19 now stands at 245, after nine new cases were reported today. Of the 245 cases, 126 people contracted the virus through contact with another known case, 67 acquired it through travel outside the area and 34 …

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COVID-19 outbreak reported at a long-term care facility in Cascade County

BIG FALLS – On Tuesday afternoon, the Cascade City-County Department of Health in Great Falls said it had identified an outbreak of six COVID-19 cases in connection with a long-term care facility in Cascade County. Due to federal privacy regulations (HIPAA), the CCHD will not release the facility name or other details at this time. Similar situations have occurred in …

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Correction agent in FL prison dies for COVID-19

A few days after the death of the first correctional officer in Florida prisons for COVID-19, a second officer died of the highly infectious disease, which infected 9,180 inmates and 1,810 officers across the state prison system. Fifty-four inmates died. Joseph “Joe” Foster was remembered by his family and friends as a devoted husband, father and proud veteran of the …

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Louisiana officials confirm first dog case with coronavirus

Louisiana officials said Tuesday that a dog tested positive for the new coronavirus, the first known case of an animal contracting the disease in the state. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry said in a statement that it appears that people with COVID-19 may be spreading the virus to animals during close contact. The department did not provide details …

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The growth of the COVID-19 case of Minnesota stands out now

The COVID-19 national map has been turned upside down in one way, with Minnesota and other northern states having experienced greater growth in cases in the past two weeks than the southern and western states hit hard by this summer’s pandemic. Minnesota’s average daily count of laboratory-confirmed new COVID-19 cases has increased by 11% in the past two weeks, while …

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