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Dozens of deaths this week

One was a music teacher who inspired generations of public school students. One was a prison term that ended with a 20-year sentence for aggravated child abuse. The oldest was 95; the youngest, 31. They lived in the middle of downtown Atlanta and the least populated areas of rural Georgia. They were black and white, men and women. A coach …

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Knox County first confirmed cases of COVID-19

-> The Knox County Health Department and the Illinois Department of Public Health say the county has its first confirmed case of COVID-19 Coronavirus from Friday night. Officials say the case is a male in the 50s. Federal privacy restrictions prohibit the release of additional information about this case. Knox County Emergency Management Coordinator Randy Hovind says Unified Command is …

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COVID-19 testing limitations and successes in Monterey County

Monterey County has not seen rapid multiplication of COVID-19 cases in the past week. The relatively flat numbers in recent days have people questioning whether we see a slower transmission or if we just don’t have the test features to track the disease. “I think it’s a bit of both,” said Monterey County Public Health Ombudsman Edward Moreno. The county …

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Bethesda liquor store employee, four Fire & Rescue members test positive for COVID-19

Employees at two Silver Spring nursing homes also receive viruses By Dan Schere | published: 2020-03-27 17:46 Montgomery County officials announced Friday that several people had tested positive for coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, including an employee at a Bethesda liquor store, four Fire & Rescue members and residents and staff at three county health homes. The Montgomery County Alcoholic Beverages …

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The mystery behind Germany’s low coronavirus death rate

Berlin – Compared to other countries, the number of deaths caused by the new corona virus in Germany has been surprisingly low. According to the country’s federal health agency, The Robert Koch Institute (RKI), mortality is currently less than 0.5%. It is remarkable compared to grim figures in Italy or Spain. Italy has reported more than 86,000 confirmed cases and …

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The United States keeps millions of chickens in secret farms to make flu vaccines. But their eggs do not work for coronavirus

The new coronavirus outbreak Chests carrying coronavirus victims are stored in a warehouse in Ponte San Pietro, Italy, on Thursday, March 26. They would be transported to another area for cremation. The new coronavirus outbreak The new coronavirus outbreak Pope Francis prays on an empty St. Peter’s Square on March 27. The new coronavirus outbreak One screen advises motorists to …

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San Antonio, Bexar County officials confirm 7 new cases of coronavirus Friday

Staff Writers, San Antonio Express News Updated 7:20 PM CDT, Friday, March 27, 2020 Stock Photo of Mission Trail Baptist Hospital. San Antonio health officials report that the third person dies of complications of COVID-19 in the San Antonio area treated at the hospital. Stock Photo of Mission Trail Baptist Hospital. San Antonio health officials report that the third person …

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Anchorage sees first COVID-19 dead in Alaska, hospital officials say

We make coronavirus coverage available without subscription as a public service. But we depend on reader support to do this work. Consider joining others to support local journalism in Alaska for just $ 3.23 a week. Alaska’s first in-state coronavirus death was reported Friday at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. The hospital said a patient seen “for an independent …

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