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    Texas helicopter crash kills 3 parks and wildlife employees Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse decision to require masks at all stores, but request customers wear them MLB players who have tested positive for coronavirus: List of COVID-19 cases in baseball As Major League Baseball attempts to play a 60-game season and the playoffs while navigating the perils of the novel coronavirus, its players will be tested and traced incessantly, isolated and placed, as needed, on the COVID-19 injured list.  Click to expand Replay Video UP NEXT Detroit Tigers Spencer Turnbull on seven-inning, one-run outing: Didnt have best stuff Detroit Tigers Spencer Turnbull on seven-inning, one-run outing: Didnt have best stuff Detroit Free Press Aston Martin...
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota -- Minnesota Vikings linebacker Cameron Smith announced on social media Saturday that he will miss the 2020 football season due to open heart surgery.Smith, who has been on the Viking's COVID-19 list since July 27, wrote a post on Instagram sharing that while he tested positive for COVID-19, doctors detected he had a heart issue."I found this out after I tested positive for COVID and had to have further testing done as protocol," he wrote. "The Lord works in mysterious ways but I could really feel him on this one!"He added that the surgery will not end his football career. He expects to return to the Vikings in 2021."Earlier this week, I found out I need open-heart surgery...
    (CNN) — When James Giannetta first called his brother Russ in late June to tell him that the coronavirus was beginning to spread in his Texas federal prison, Russ could hear the fear in his voice. “This place is exploding,” James warned. Russ soon got another call: James, a 65-year-old inmate with diabetes and HIV, had tested positive for the virus himself. Within days, he was rushed to a hospital as his oxygen levels plummeted. A few weeks later, after his condition deteriorated and he was placed on a ventilator, he was dead. As coronavirus has spread rapidly through prisons and jails around the country in recent months, the Texas lockup where Giannetta spent his last days has emerged as...
    (CNN)Georgia's largest school district has confirmed that around 260 employees have either tested positive for Covid-19 or have been exposed.The Gwinnett County School District (GCPS) employees won't be returning to school just yet as districts across the country continue to adjust their back-to-school plans to prevent the spread of the virus. The situation in Gwinnett is fluid, GCPS spokeswoman Sloan Roach told CNN in an email Sunday evening."As of last Thursday, we had approximately 260 employees who had been excluded from work due to a positive case or contact with a case," Roach said. "This number is fluid as we continue to have new reports and others who are returning to work," she added.The district -- which is in the...
    St Louis Cardinals' Busch Stadium (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) The St. Louis Cardinals received more bad news on Sunday afternoon MLB is currently doing some damage control following the Miami Marlins COVID-19 outbreak over the past week, where 18 players on the roster tested positive. The league received even worse news after discovering that more than a handful of individuals on the St. Louis Cardinals yielded positive test results for the coronavirus. Things didn’t get any better for the Cardinals organization on Sunday afternoon. According to USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale, the Cardinals have received more positive COVID-19 results after preliminary testing. Nightengale did stress that an exact number likely won’t come until Sunday night. Either way, this isn’t...
    Alaska lawmaker and six others die when two planes collide midair Shake Shack, Panera, and Chipotle open drive-thrus to keep up with fast-food rivals like McDonalds and Taco Bell At least four more Cardinals players have tested positive for COVID-19? On Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals had to cancel their game after two players tested positive for COVID-19. On Saturday morning, more bad news broke. © Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports It appears the Cardinals are dealing with an outbreak. According to Trevor Plouffe of Jomboy Media, “at least four more Cardinals players” have tested positive for COVID-19. More bad news. I’m hearing at least 4 more Cardinals players have tested positive for Covid.— Trevor Plouffe (@trevorplouffe) August 1, 2020...
    The Los Angeles City Council will determine whether to pay residents who have tested positive with COVID-19 so they can stay at home.  Councilman David Ryu introduced a motion of Wednesday that would set aside $25million for a 'wage replacement program' for any Los Angeles resident.  The program even extends to undocumented immigrants and those who have criminal records, KCAL reports. It also does not discriminate based off income.  Councilman David Ryu introduced a motion of Wednesday that would set aside $25million for a 'wage replacement program' for any Los Angeles resident  Any residents who agrees to self isolate and send their information to the Los Angeles County contact tracers (stock)  However, those wishing to partake in the program...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan said during a press conference Wednesday most people in Maryland who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 went to family gatherings, house parties and outdoor events. Nearly half of those who were interviewed by contact tracers tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a family gathering, according to Gov. Hogan. “The number one activity of those who have tested positive recently, reported by a staggering 44 percent, nearly half of all those who were interviewed by contact tracers, or just tested positive, was attending family gatherings,” the governor said. CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE: TIMELINE: Coronavirus In Maryland, Tracking The Spread Latest coronavirus stories from WJZ Latest CDC Guidelines Gov. Hogan said Marylanders must still remain...
    An LA comedian is claiming that 'a lot' of local influencers have come down with coronavirus after attending large parties in the area — but they're keeping their illnesses a secret and potentially contributing to the further spread of the pandemic. On several occasions over the course of the pandemic, social media posts from popular influencers have shown large groups gathering at house parties without masks or other precautions taken — and according to Elijah Daniel, 26, that careless behavior has led exactly where one might expect. 'Warning: a lot of influencers have been confirmed to me testing positive for COVID-19 after the influencer parties, like a LOT,' he tweeted on July 28. 'And they aren’t saying anything & aren’t...
    Alberto Gonzales Fast Facts Chick-fil-A locations offer free food for coins amid national shortage NFLPA: 21 players have tested positive for COVID-19 at camps Players reporting to training camp are being tested for COVID-19 several times before they are allowed to enter team facilities and Tuesday brought some information about how many of those tests have been positive thus far. Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad The NFLPA announced that there have been 21 positive tests in the testing conducted as part of the training camp reporting process. Rookies, injured players and quarterbacks were allowed to start reporting over the last week. Veterans from most teams began reporting to camp on Tuesday. The union did...
    A discarded mask floats in the ocean surf on July 3, 2020 in Wildwood, New Jersey. It’s been months since we’ve all been attempting to practice social distancing and quarantine efforts, but this coronavirus pandemic is still alive and rampant. As the number of cases in the U.S. continues to grow, some folk have grown tired of stay-at-home efforts and are hitting the beach for summer. But such a move doesn’t come without risk. In New Jersey, a state that began to see a decline in the number of novel coronavirus cases, more than 20 lifeguards tested positive for COVID-19 after gathering together socially, officials said Friday.  According to the Associated Press, the lifeguards are from the New Jersey towns...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department reported Friday that 16 additional employees have tested positive for COVID-19. So far, 435 LAPD employees have tested positive for the virus, according to Jessica Kellogg of the Emergency Operations Center. Of those who have tested positive, 245 employees are at home recovering or self-isolating, and 270 have returned to work. MORE: LAPD Loses First Sworn Officer To Coronavirus Also on Friday, the department announced the first coronavirus-related death of a sworn officer, 45-year-old Valentin Martinez. The Los Angeles Fire Department reported that one employee is hospitalized with the virus, and 145 employees have tested positive since March. As of Friday, 108 LAFD employees have recovered and returned to work, and...
    Transgender teen sentenced to life in prison for deadly Colorado school shooting U.S. Mint asks Americans to start spending their coins to help with coin shortage spurred by COVID-19 Report: 12 rookies have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far Nine NFL teams have received results from the initial round of COVID-19 testing. Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad The NFLPA informed players tonight that 12 rookies from those teams have tested positive for the coronavirus, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. It is unknown how many tests were conducted. The NFL will have positive tests since COVID-19 is not going away. The plan is to mitigate the virus by isolating players who test positive...
    On Friday evening, Real Housewives of Orange County star Shannon Beador took to her Instagram page to reveal that she and her three daughters, Sophie, Adeline, and Stella, have tested positive for COVID-19. She posted a picture that appeared to be professionally taken and said it had been taken “pre-pandemic.” The image showed all four Beador women smiling and dressed in matching black tops. In her caption, Shannon explained that they were COVID-19 “positive times 4.” According to the 56-year-old, she and her girls are quarantining inside of the same house, although they are separated into individual bedrooms to keep isolated from one another. She concluded her message by expressing her gratitude toward the first responders and medical staff who...
    SAN ANTONIO – Alarming numbers released by the city of San Antonio on Tuesday on the amount of positive pediatric COVID-19 cases. As of July 17, there were 3,067 positive cases in children under the age of 18. Here’s a breakdown of the cases in age groups: There are 211 positive cases in children under 1 year of age. There are 686 cases in children 6 to 10-years-old. Just over 50% of the pediatric cases are in the 11 to 17-year-old range. 85 babies under 1 year old in Nueces County have tested positive for COVID-19, according to report The city’s COVID-19 dashboard breaks down positive cases by age group, but until Tuesday, all pediatric cases were lumped...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department reported Monday an additional 15 employees have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the department’s total to 419. Of the employees, 248 are at home recovering or self-isolating due to possible exposure, and 226 employees have returned to work. On July 3, Senior Detention Officer Erica McAdoo died from coronavirus complications. Additionally, the Los Angeles Fire Department has reported five additional employees have tested positive for the virus bringing the department’s cumulative caseload to 137, Kellogg says., the city’s Emergency Operations Center said. Of the employees, 91 have recovered and returned to work and 46 are recovering at home. On Monday, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 3,160 cases of...
    Women in Portland form "Wall of Moms" to protect protesters Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse decision to require masks at all stores, but request customers wear them Zero of 346 NBA players in the bubble have tested positive for COVID-19 since July 13 © Provided by The Comeback The NBA and NBPA announced on Monday that zero players out of 346 in the Orlando bubble have tested positive for COVID-19 since July 13. The NBA and NBPA have announced the following: pic.twitter.com/XLlEU5Dxty — NBA (@NBA) July 20, 2020 The NBA’s initial COVID-19 tests in the bubble resulted in two positive tests, which were announced on July 13. Those players never cleared quarantine and left the campus to isolate at...
    Selling Sunset Star Chrishell Stauses Mother Dies After Battle With Cancer Opinion: There is more to picking a place to retire than low taxes — avoid these 5 expensive mistakes West Virginia announces 28 members of football program have tested positive for COVID-19 The West Virginia athletic department announced Saturday that 28 members of its football program have tested positive for COVID-19. In total, 41 members of the department have reportedly tested positive out of 518 coronavirus tests since June. Five members of the men’s basketball program have also reportedly tested positive. West Virginia said that everyone who tested positive has self-isolated, with contact tracing also deployed. The announcement is yet another wave in the tide threatening the college...
    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Eighty-five children who are under the age of 1 have tested positive for COVID-19 in one Texas county, according to a local health official."I've been reviewing our statistics, and we currently have 85 babies under the age of one year in Nueces County that have all tested positive for COVID-19," Annette Rodriguez, director of public health for Corpus Christi Nueces County, said during the region's daily COVID-19 update Friday."These babies have not even had their first birthday yet," she continued. "Please help us stop the spread of this disease."Rodriguez did not provide additional information on the children's conditions or specify when the cases were confirmed.Many questions remain regarding the infection rates among American children.The CDC says...
    PHOTO VIA ADOBE IMAGESThe number of Florida corrections workers who have tested positive for COVID-19 surpassed 1,000 on Friday, according to the state Department of Corrections.  As the highly contagious virus continues to spread across Florida’s prison system, 3,520 inmates also have been diagnosed with the disease. An additional two prisoners have died, bringing the total number of inmate deaths to 32. The Department of Corrections has been grappling with a soaring number of infections among its workforce. Over the past week, an additional 255 corrections workers --- which include probation officers, corrections officers, nurses, food service workers and administrative personnel --- have tested positive for the disease.  As of mid-day Friday, 1,009 workers had tested positive. ...
    This is how America feels about feminism in 2020 A new survey finds hundreds of McDonalds workers have been assaulted by anti-mask customers, as mandatory masks become the norm NFL Players Association reveals 72 players have tested positive for COVID-19 The NFL Players Association revealed on its website that 72 players in the league have already tested positive for COVID-19 as of July 10. None were named specifically, nor was it specified how many players in a league with nearly 3,000 of them have been screened at this point. © Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports The NFL's golden centennial logo at Super Bowl LIV. It could be the latest obstacle for the NFL given training camps are schedule to...
    Demonstrators march against mass detention policies in Washington State earlier this month. Remember how we noted back in April that immigration rights advocates and experts warned that Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) track record indicated that the mass detention agency would likely try to mislead the public and disguise confirmed COVID-19 cases inside its facilities? Testimony from four private immigration prison executives to House legislators on Monday confirmed they were right. Roll Call reports that in that testimony, GEO Group, CoreCivic, Management & Training Corporation, and LaSalle Corrections executives told legislators that 900 of their employees so far had tested positive for COVID-19, flying in the face of the only 45 detention workers ICE has reported as of June 18. As we’ve previously noted, this is because ICE is...
    WWE (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images) WWE has at least 30 positive COVID-19 tests at PC.  WWE continues to struggle throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic. Last week it was revealed that multiple individuals tested positive for the condition and news on Monday has pushed that number into the 30s. Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet broke the news last week and further increased on that report on Monday. According to his report, “at least 30 people in total at the PC [Performance Center] who’ve tested positive for the virus in the last three weeks.” This list includes people that perform in the ring and individuals behind the scenes. For example, on-air personalities, Kayla Braxton, and Renee Young both took to...
    Thirty-five players in the National Hockey League have tested positive for COVID-19 since June 8, the league announced Monday. According to a statement, 23 of the 396 NHL players who took part in club training and practice in the second phase of eopening plan have tested positive, The Hill reported. And 12 other players tested positive who were not involved in reopening training and practice. More than 2,900 coronavirus tests were given to players who took part in reopening training and practice, according to the league statement. That included more than 1,400 tests in the past week. "All Players who have tested positive have been self-isolated and are following CDC and Health Canada protocols," according to the statement. "The NHL...
    Coronavirus — Three cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed among Liga MX whistles; Luis Enrique Santander, Diego Montaño and one more that the name has not been revealed The Mexican arbitration has not been exempt from the cases of coronavirus COVID-19 and, today that Mexican soccer resumes with the Cup for Mexico, three whistles from the highest national football circuit have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2. He referee Luis Enrique Santander confirmed he gave positive to the COVID-19 test, and he said he is fine, without symptoms of the illness. Through a message in your account Twitter, the whistle of the Liga MX He explained that it is “in insulation at home, abiding by all the recommendations of...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department reported Thursday that 287 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began. As of Thursday, 182 LAPD employees have recovered and returned to work and 235 are self-isolating at home and recovering due to exposure. The number of Los Angeles Fire Department employees who have tested positive for the virus rose to 78 Thursday. Out of the LAFD employees, 43 are isolated and recovering at home.
    Woman charged with helping get rid of body of missing Fort Hood soldier Subway Just Pulled Their Most Popular Sandwich Deal Report: At least 35 construction workers have tested positive for COVID-19 at Bryant-Denny Stadium renovation project © Getty Images The home of Alabama football is dealing with a direct impact from the coronavirus pandemic.  Again. As the leaders in the sports world look to reopen in some form or fashion, various construction projects continue on stadiums across the country.  One of those is Bryant-Denny Stadium, home of the Alabama football team.  Starting last November, the university is in the midst of a $106 million renovation of the 91-year-old facility.  Construction is scheduled to be completed before the Sept....
    3 Pelicans players tested positive for coronavirus | Sean Gardner / . Pelicans president of basketball operations David Griffin said three players on the team have tested positive for COVID-19. The information was released by Andrew Lopez of ESPN. The leader did not disclose the names of those affected but of course many speculate if the rookie, Zion Williamson, is one of them. David Griffin says Pelicans as an organization have had 3 players with positive COVID tests but won’t comment on who that is. – Andrew Lopez (@_Andrew_Lopez) June 30, 2020 The Pelicans are slated to arrive at the Disney World complex in Orlando on July 8, with the second batch of 22 to arrive. For now, the...
    REDWOOD CITY —  A prosecutor in the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office contracted COVID-19 earlier this month and a defense attorney who was in court with her is miffed that he and others weren’t told about it until five days later. District Attorney Stephen Wagstaffe has confirmed that the prosecutor contracted the disease and has been in quarantine since testing positive June 17. He also said in an interview Monday that a courtroom clerk meanwhile has been asked to stay home after her husband began exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms over the weekend until they know more about their health. Wagstaffe said he alerted about 30 people on his staff who may have come into contact with the prosecutor but didn’t...
    The Nets may miss Spencer Dinwiddie from the season restart | Steven Ryan / . Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie told media outlet . that he tested positive for coronavirus, raising questions about his involvement with the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA restart in Orlando. “In the past few months, I have been cautious and have protected myself,” he said. “I was ready and prepared to meet with my teammates as we were going to be one of the first organizations with early entry to the complex. I flew back to New York, passed several COVID-19 tests during my first few days, and was able to participate in a couple of practices during the first week. “ Nets guard Spencer...
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (CBS) — Three Rehoboth Beach lifeguards have tested positive for COVID-19. Beach towns have seen a spike in confirmed cases of the virus lately. Officials don’t think there was any contact with visitors on the beach. Officials say all of the city’s lifeguards will be tested within the next 24 hours. Reopening is also stalling in Delaware. Gov. John Carney pulled the plug on the state’s move into Phase 3 Monday as new coronavirus cases rise across the country. Philadelphia Officials Expected To Push Back City’s Move To Green Phase Of Reopening New Castle County officials support the decision. “You can’t have a healthy economy unless you first have a healthy community, so let’s do the work...
    OXNARD (CBSLA) — An outbreak of COVID-19 has been reported at a farmworker housing facility in Oxnard after 95 residents tested positive for the virus. There are currently 95 positive cases with approximately 100 tests pending at the Ventura County Public Health Lab. Those who have tested positive have been quarantined. The residents are said to be in their 20s and 30s and currently have mild symptoms. They have since been placed under quarantine or isolation depending on their test results. All other residents of the facility are being tested. The Public Health Department and the Ventura County Health Care Agency’s Backpack Medicine Team are providing assistance and guidance for residents of the facility. “Our team responded immediately once we...
    BOSTON (CBS) — As the NHL continues to skate toward its return to action, the league ramped up its testing for COVID-19. As expected, it’s getting its fair share of positive tests. On Monday, the NHL announced of the more than 250 players that have reported to camps over the last three weeks as part of the league’s Phase 2, 15 players have tested positive for the virus. Those were through NHL-administered tests, with 11 additional players testing positive during that period. “As of Monday, June 29, the NHL has had in excess of 250 Players report to Club training/practice facilities for optional participation in Phase 2 activities. There have been in excess of 1,450 COVID-19 tests administered to this...
    More than two hundred gym members of a West Virginia Planet Fitness are being urged to quarantine after one client tested positive for coronavirus late last week. Officials said the person attended the gym on Fort Pierpont Road, in Morgantown, on Wednesday June 24th just days before the positive COVID-19 result was returned. Anyone who was at the Planet Fitness branch from between 9am to 3pm that day has been asked by the Monongalia County Health Department to quarantine themselves at home immediately and monitor any symptoms over the next two weeks. Health officials estimated that as many as 205 people were in the gym between that span of time and may have subsequently been exposed to the virus. The...
    Don Garber, MLS. (Photo by Omar Vega/Getty Images) 20 MLS players have tested positive for the coronavirus since June. The MLS is Back Tournament commences in a few days, but we have still have COVID-19. This one-of-a-kind soccer tournament is slated to being at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida on July 8. There will be at least two matches each day in Orlando for at least a month in this tournament involving all 26 MLS clubs. While there will be certain protocols in place to attempt to control the spread of the virus, it’s still out there. Major League Soccer sent out a memo on Sunday citing how testing is going and...
    VIENNA (Reuters) - Zurich's health authority said on Saturday it had ordered a 10-day quarantine for almost 300 guests and staff of a nightclub after a reveller tested positive for the coronavirus and had been proven to have infected others during his outing. The man was at the Flamingo Club on June 21 and tested positive for COVID-19 on June 25, the statement said. Five other people who were at the club with him have also tested positive since, it said. As other European countries who have eased restrictions, Switzerland has seen a rise in new coronavirus infections. This week, the number of new infections has increased daily from 18 on Monday to 69 on Saturday, according to the Health...
    SPRING BRANCH, Texas – A Comal County nursing home has now reported 35 positive cases of COVID-19, a majority of them among residents of the facility, a spokeswoman confirmed Friday. The Heights of Bulverde, located in the 300 block of Harmony Hills, has had 22 residents test positive for coronavirus along with 13 employees, one of which is a contracted healthcare professional, the spokeswoman said. Fifteen of the residents remain in-house, according to the spokeswoman. Eighty residents at the facility took part in a first round of COVID-19 testing, and a second round remains in progress. Ninety “team members” at the facility also took part in a first round of COVID-19 testing, and a second round remains in progress, the...
    BOSTON (CBS) — With the NBA looking to make its return in the near future, the league took the important step of testing most if its players for COVID-19 over the last week. The results are in, with 16 players testing positive for the virus. The NBA announced its findings on Friday, with a little over five percent of the players who were tested coming back positive. “In tests conducted of 302 NBA players on June 23, 16 players have tested positive for the coronavirus,” the NBA said in a release. “Any player who tested positive will remain in self-isolation until he satisfies public health protocols for discontinuing isolation and has been cleared by a physician.” The NBA has plans...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some people in the Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations have tested positive for COVID-19, officials with the teams said Thursday. Twins president of baseball operations Derek Falvey said Minnesota had “a few” players in the organization recently test positive. He said each player is “doing well” in self-isolation at home. None of the positive tests came from players currently in Minnesota or in Fort Myers, Florida, where the team’s spring training headquarters are. Falvey declined to specify the exact number or whether the players were major leaguers or minor leaguers. Prior to the recent positive tests, Falvey said, the Twins had no known cases among players or staff. Major league players...
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) -- Although the elderly are known to be among the most vulnerable in the fight against the coronavirus, more than half of the confirmed cases in Orange County are among people under the age of 44.According to data from the Orange County Health Care Agency, 52% percent of cases are in individuals who are 44-years-old and below. Sixteen percent of those who tested positive in the county are between the ages of 35-44, 11 percent are 18-24 and five percent fall under the 0-17 age category.The age group with the largest number of positive COVID-19 cases for the county as a whole are those between the ages of 25 to 34, making up 20 percent of...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An inmate at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault died on Tuesday evening, a few weeks after testing positive for COVID-19. The Minnesota Department of Health reports that the 43-year-old man had tested positive for the novel coronavirus on June 4. Last weekend, the inmate’s condition deteriorated until he was hospitalized on Monday. The inmate has been identified as Adrian Raymaar Keys. A medical examiner is working to determine whether COVID-19 was the cause of death, or if it was something else. If COVID-19 is determined to have caused Keys’ death, it would be the first such instance of the virus killing an incarcerated person in this state. RELATED: COVID-19 Spreads Among Staff And Inmates At Minnesota...
    Nikola Jokic, Novak Djokovic, (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images) Any number of positive COVID-19 tests have the potential to disrupt the NBA’s plans for re-starting the season. Who has tested positive so far? The return of the NBA season is, in theory, a little over a month away with Jul. 30 circled as the date for resuming regular-season games. The plan is for 22 teams to play eight games each, before beginning a regular postseason run, all being conducted at Walt Disney World. However, getting to that point is not a sure thing and who will actually be able to participate depends on the COVID-19 testing that began this week and will run regularly through the course of the resumed...
    Photo: Monday Night Raw.. Rich Freeda/WWE, Inc. Multiple talent members test positive for COVID-19 The wrestling industry has been pushed to a near halt during the COVID-19 pandemic. WWE found a way to continue operating even though there were concerns about the ability to stay safe in Florida. Unfortunately, news broke on Tuesday that multiple people within the WWE have tested positive for COVID-19. Ryan Satin broke the news first on Wednesday. According to Satin, at least three individuals have tested positive and each of them have been present at the WWE Performance Center where weekly tapings are held. This is the third time in as many months that the organization has dealt with this situation. “WWE will continue...
    Coronavirus — Serbian pivot Nikola Jokic, 25, tested positive for Covid-19 in Belgrade. The Denver Nuggets player in the NBA was forced to delay his return to the United States to start training prior to the resumption of the regular season. It may interest you: Byron Bonilla’s story: he suffered discrimination as a child and 16 years later he reached the elite of Costa Rican soccer The Nuggets have not released the information officially, however ESPN journalists, Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst, advanced the case and several media have reproduced the news worldwide on a topic that generates much concern. Also read: The first Nicaraguan to ascend in Costa Rican soccer maintains a desire to play for his country...
    (AP) — All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies has become the first Major League Baseball player known to have tested positive for the coronavirus. A person familiar with Blackmon’s situation confirmed the test result to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. The Denver Post first reported Blackmon’s condition, saying Tuesday that three Rockies players had tested positive. Blackmon is a four-time All-Star slugger who hit .314 with 32 home runs and 86 RBIs last season. He turns 34 on July 1, the day players are set to begin reporting for the resumption of spring training. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred imposed a 60-game season Tuesday night after failed financial negotiations between owners...
    The equipment of the Central Division of the American League is another of the franchises with troops infected in the pandemic | Mark Cunningham / . A Detroit Tigers player and a member of the team’s staff tested positive for the coronavirus, general manager Al Avila reported. The American League team is among the group of major league organizations that have been hit by the disease in recent days. The Tigers have had one player and one staff member test positive for the Coronavirus, Tigers general manager Al Avila said. – Anthony Fenech (@anthonyfenech) June 24, 2020 The player was not at the feline training center in Florida and is currently recovering from the disease. Tigers GM Al...
    By Ben Walker All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies has become the first Major League Baseball player known to have tested positive for the coronavirus. A person familiar with Blackmon’s situation confirmed the test result to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. Related Articles Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game schedule, starting late July Kurtenbach: Major League Baseball forgot who pays the bills MLB plans to implement 60-game season as negotiations falter between owners, players On this date, 1988: Giants’ Will Clark erupts for seven RBI On this date, 1985: Chris Mullin, Will Clark meet the Bay Area ...
    Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian delivered some hard news Friday during a shareholders meeting announcing that approximately 500 Delta employees have tested positive for COVID-19. “The vast majority have recovered, thankfully. Unfortunately, we have lost 10 employees to the disease,” Bastian said, according to Newsweek. A spokesperson for the company told Newsweek the number of infected employees represents the total number of reported cases “since March out of our 90,000 employees worldwide.” Be aware of new strict restrictions when traveling into Mexico The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, also reported that Delta had 500 employees test positive and noted that Bastian said the rate of infection in employees is lower than “any national average” he’d seen. Delta is partnering with Mayo Clinic...
    An Amazon warehouse in Minnesota was the site of 'one of the biggest' coronavirus outbreaks in the state, the regional health department said on Tuesday. In 70 days the Shakopee site, which employees around 1,000 people, saw 88 cases - meaning that one in 12 workers contracted the virus. The cases were reported from April 4 to June 14, with most occurring between late April and mid-May. Kris Ehresmann, director of infectious disease for the Minnesota Health Department, said Amazon's warehouse had been identified as a source of a cluster of cases.   'We certainly have seen more cases in some other worksites, but Amazon is one of the largest outbreaks in a warehouse or distribution plant,' she said. The...
    Getty Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin during a game last season. Mike Tomlin made news today during a video call with media when he revealed that two Pittsburgh Steelers’ players have tested positive for COVID-19. Mike Tomlin says there have been two positive COVID-19 tests on the football team, though those players haven’t been in the facility. — Brooke Pryor (@bepryor) June 23, 2020 “We have had two positive tests,” Tomlin said. “It’s guys that are not in our facility. They have gone through the appropriate protocol and are back to work. I’m talking about dating all the way back to the spring of this things there have been two incidents on our football team.”Mike...
    Coronavirus — The number one in tennis worldwide, Novak Djokovic, continues to generate controversy due to the attitude he has generated in the face of the pandemic. This time he organized the Adria Tennis Tour, a tour of exhibition tournaments in Serbia and neighboring countries. Parties with the public, massive events, no social distancing, were some of the measures against the coronavirus that the organizers, as well as participants, skipped. The consequences? Four people have tested positive on Monday, and this Tuesday came the results of other tests carried out, which confirmed the virus in the protagonist. It may interest you: These are the most millionaire athletes of the last 30 years, according to Forbes On Monday morning it...
    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — State health officials say the Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee has one of the larger coronavirus outbreaks in a warehouse or distribution plant setting. At least 88 of its approximately 1,000 workers have tested positive for the disease caused by the virus. Another 99 workers at other Amazon sites in the Twin Cities have also tested positive since COVID-19 arrived in Minnesota. Kris Ehresmann, director of infectious disease for the Minnesota Health Department, said state officials are reaching out to employers when clusters at workplaces begin to emerge and are providing guidance to mitigate the spread of the disease. (© Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten...
    PISCATAWAY, New Jersey (WABC) -- Two players on the Rutgers University football team have tested positive for coronavirus.Players had returned to campus for voluntary workouts in Piscataway earlier this month and had been receiving health screenings and temperature checks.The school says one athlete tested positive in a screening before returning to campus, while the other player tested positive while on school grounds."To say we have the answers, that would be an arrogant statement, we are trying to do our best with all the information that we have," Rutgers Football Head Coach Greg Schiano said. "I can tell you that our administration has done whatever we need to do to be able to get this done."Both players are now under quarantine.MORE...
    Win McNamee, Getty Images You may remember that prior to President Donald Trump’s Tulsa rally Saturday, news came out that six campaign staffers tested positive for coronavirus. Now it appears that two more staffers tested positive after the rally. The campaign told NBC News, “After another round of testing for campaign staff in Tulsa, two additional members of the advance team tested positive for the coronavirus. These staff members attended the rally but were wearing masks during the entire event.” NBC News’ Monica Alba additionally reported that these two staffers were tested after the rally and that the number of Trump staffers testing positive may increase. MORE: These additional staffers were only tested *after* the Tulsa rally as a precaution...
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Out of 4,444 inmates in the Tarrant County Jail’s three facilities, 19 have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Monday. Seven jail team members also tested positive. Prior to last week’s testing, experts warned that in the type of environment being tested, they could expect about 3.5% of the tests to come back positive. But, according to Lt. Jennifer Gabbert with the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office, only .6% (less than 1%) tested positive among inmates and jail staff. “Though we hate that anyone has this illness, we are glad it is so few. All of those individuals have been quarantined and are being cared for and precautions to prevent further spread continue,” said Gabbert. “We know these numbers...
    D.L. Hughley on Saturday revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19, one day after he suddenly collapsed on stage at a Nashville comedy club. Hughley, 57, took to his Twitter page to address his fans about the frightening incident. The comic was mid-joke on Friday when he began slurring his speech and subsequently fainted while three men came to his assistance. Zanies Nashville Comedy Club was hosting him for a four-day set. During treatment at Saint Thomas West Hospital, it was determined that he contracted the coronavirus. In a video posted to his Twitter page, Hughley stated that his fall was most likely the result of “extreme exhaustion and dehydration.” However, doctors performed “a battery of tests,” he said, during...
    Thirteen people have tested positive for the coronavirus at an L.A. County juvenile camp this week, marking the first time youths already in custody have contracted the illness, officials said. Seven juveniles and six Probation Department employees assigned to the Dorothy Kirby Center in Commerce have tested positive since June 15, officials announced in a weekly report on the virus’ spread in juvenile facilities. Six of the youths were asymptomatic, and one became mildly ill, officials said. The status of the employees who tested positive was not immediately clear, said Adam Wolfson, a spokesman for the Probation Department. The employee who first tested positive has not been at work since June 11, Wolfson said. Until this week, all of...
    D.L. Hughley announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. The 57-year-old comedian revealed his diagnosis in a somber Instagram video taken from inside the hospital as he was about to be discharged. He was tested after passed out in the middle of a stand-up set late at a Nashville comedy club late Friday night.  Shocking news: D.L. Hughley, 57, revealed he had been diagnosed with COVID-19 in an Instagram video from Saturday after he passed out a comedy show in Nashville late Friday night D.L. opened by mentioning he was about to leave Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville and gave thanks to his fans for their well-wishes, along with a joking dig at other comedians because...
    SAN ANTONIO – The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center announced Saturday that it had a team member test positive for COVID-19. The employee is believed to have contracted the virus while away from work, officials said. In a statement, Chief Operating Officer Elizabeth Waltman and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rachel Beddard said the employee is recovering from the virus at home. This is the first positive COVID-19 test result among the center’s staff members. The last dates the infected teammate worked were on June 13 and June 14 at the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Northeast Donor Room, located at 8500 Village Drive. The employee also worked on June 15 at the Westover Hills Donor Room, located at...
    Clemson announced on Friday that 23 football players have tested positive for coronavirus since returning to campus this month. Schools spokesman Jeff Kallin said that in all 28 people were found with COVID-19 since testing began for athletes and other personnel on June 8. Two football staffers and three athletes from other sports also tested positive.  MORE: Lightning, Blue Jays halt training in Florida after multiple positive COVID-19 tests  Those known to have close contact with those who tested positive have been asked to quarantine for at least 10 days. The athletic department said most of the total cases have been asymptomatic and no one has been hospitalised. Clemson is the latest program to see positive test results from athletes returning to school....
    Will there be an NFL season this fall? The league is planning on it as they stand to take a $5B hit even if the season is played without fans. But infectious disease specialist and President Donald Trump advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said the NFL should consider the same kind of isolation “bubble” the NBA is planning to complete their season. READ MORE: Dallas Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott and other NFL players test positive for coronavirus In an appearance on CNN, Fauci told Dr. Sanjay Gupta that “Unless players are essentially in a bubble — insulated from the community and they are tested nearly every day — it would be very hard to see how football is able to be played...
    After just four days of voluntary practices the University of Texas football team has 13 players who have tested positive for COVID-19 as another 10 Longhorns have been placed in self-quarantine as a preventative measure.  Two of 13 positive tests came last week, when 58 players returned to campus to begin their off-season training program. The players have not been identified, publicly.  In total, 27 percent of the Longhorns roster is now being quarantined.  After just four days of voluntary practices the University of Texas football team has 13 players who have tested positive for COVID-19 as another 10 Longhorns have been placed in self-quarantine as a preventative measure Two of 13 positive tests came last week, when...
    NEW YORK (AP) — MLB letter obtained by The Associated Press says several players and staff have tested positive for COVID-19. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Less than 1 percent of Long Islanders being tested for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have tested positive in the past five days, according to new data. With thousands being tested, just .9 percent tested positive for COVID-19 in Nassau County, with .8 percent testing positive in Suffolk County, similar to other counties throughout the state. In the past 24 hours, 3,939 people were tested in Nassau, with 36 testing positive for COVID-19. In Suffolk, 4,110 people were tested, with 33 confirmed to have the virus. Upwards of 50,000 COVID-19 tests are being conducted daily statewide, according to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The state currently has the lowest rate of infection in the country, the governor noted. Earlier story - COVID-19:...
    The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on sports around the world (all times local): ___ A football player at West Virginia has tested positive for the coronavirus, the school said Monday on the first day of voluntary workouts. The school’s athletic department said in a statement that contact tracing identified other football players who could have been exposed to the athlete. Both the player who tested positive and the others he may have been in contact with will isolate themselves for 14 days, the statement said. Voluntary workouts will continue for players who have tested negative for the virus, the statement said. When West Virginia begins its fall semester on Aug. 19, students must wear masks on...
    The number of active novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Westchester has dipped below 1,000 after peaking at more than 12,000 less than two months ago. During his daily COVID-19 briefing, Westchester County Executive announced that 34,000 residents have tested positive for the virus, up 46 overnight, though he noted: “the numbers have been decreasing dramatically.” There are currently 951 active COVID-19 cases, down from 1,200 last week, and 1,600 two weeks ago. Latimer noted that at its peak, one in three Westchester residents tested positive for COVID-19, while now only 20 percent of the 186,561 residents tested have been positive for the virus. Since the pandemic broke out in the Hudson Valley 100 days ago, there have been 1,395...
    At least 16 West Point cadets have tested positive for COVID-19 as the 1,100-person class of 2020 makes their return to the New York state military academy ahead of President Trump’s commencement address next week. West Point officials announced that Mr. Trump would be delivering the June 13 commencement address for the academy’s class of 2020 in late April. At the time they also acknowledged it will look different from past ceremonies because of concerns about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At least 14 of the 16 cadets that tested positive have also tested positive for the COVID-19 antibody, meaning the cadets contracted the virus earlier and have since recovered, USA Today reported. TOP STORIES Univ. of Alabama Birmingham professor instructs...