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Covid cases are rising and hospitalizations have plateaued even as vaccinations increase

Emergency Medical Technician Lenny Fernandez, Medical Assistant Rodnay Moore and Physician Assistant-Certified Calvin Davis, left to right, prepare doses of the Pfizer COVID vaccine as the city of Vernon Health Department staff used the city’s new mobile health unit clinic to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to nearly 250 essential food processing workers at Rose & Shore,… Read More »

Texas sees decline in new coronavirus cases, data shows

Over the past two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new cases of the coronavirus in Texas has decreased by 42.5%, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott ended the state’s COVID-19 restrictions, including the state mask mandate. The Texas Department of State Health Services on Sunday reported 2,347 new confirmed… Read More »

Time to double down — not let up, WHO chief scientist warns as Covid cases rise

The world needs to ramp up efforts to combat Covid-19 — and countries must not let their guard down, the World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned Monday as coronavirus cases around the world surge. “We’re at a very risky period,” said Dr. Soumya Swaminathan of the World Health Organization. “We need to double down, this is… Read More »

Victoria records no new cases

Victoria has recorded zero new locally acquired cases of coronavirus on Thursday as more than 16,000 people were tested in the past 24 hours. The Department of Health and Human Services also revealed no new infections in returned overseas travellers in hotel quarantine. There are 29 active cases of COVID-19 across the state. There were… Read More »