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    Major League Baseball has postponed scheduled games between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Pirates after additional members of the Cardinals’ team and staff tested positive for Covid-19. The Cardinals organization told CNN Sunday that John Mozeliak, the team’s president of baseball operations, confirmed one additional Cardinals player has tested positive. A total of 17 members of the organization — 10 players and seven staff — have tested positive for the virus, resulting in the postponement of the three-game series between the teams scheduled for Monday through Wednesday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The Cardinals have now had 13 games postponed. The team has not played a game since July 29. “In light of the most recent positive...
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    These data come at a time when the reopening of schools is still being discussed Most children are not seriously ill from COVID-19. Photo: Ketut Subiyanto / Pexels At least 97,000 children in the United States tested positive for coronavirus in the last two weeks of July aloneaccording to a new study from the American Academy of Pediatricians and the Children’s Hospital Association. The report adds that around 338,000 minors have been infected since the pandemic began. These figures reveal that in just two weeks a quarter of the total were infected. The data comes out at a time when families and educational leaders are trying to find a way to get around the challenges involved...
    A Georgia high school that was featured in a viral photo showing students packed tightly in a hallway has closed temporarily after nine students and staff members tested positive for the coronavirus, CBS Atlanta affiliate WGCL-TV reports. North Paulding High School in Dallas, Georgia, reopened for in-person learning August 3. The school will be closed to in-person learning Monday and Tuesday, according to a letter sent to students' parents and guardians on Sunday. Extracurricular activities have also been canceled for those days. Students will be informed if they can return for in-person learning on Tuesday night, the letter stated. The letter also noted the building will be "thoroughly cleaned and disinfected" while the school is shuttered. Get Breaking News Delivered...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff BEAVER FALLS (KDKA) – All middle and high school sports in the Blackhawk School District have been postponed for two weeks after the district learned of a student-athlete tested positive for coronavirus. According to a letter sent from Superintendent Dr. Robert Postupac, the district was alerted to the positive test this weekend. They have said the district contacted the Pennsylvania Department of Health and contact tracing was initiated. They identified close contacts of the athlete and those people are also following isolation and quarantine protocols. Dr. Postupac has said that sports programs, including the marching band, may resume on August 24 pending no further directives from the department of health. “Should community...
    Two members of Atlético Madrid's group set to travel to Portugal for the Champions League quarterfinals tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday — the first pandemic-related setback among clubs participating in the final stage of Europe's top club competition. The last eight is scheduled to begin in Lisbon on Wednesday amid tight health safety protocols to prevent a coronavirus outbreak from derailing the competition’s finale. The semifinals and Aug. 23 final will also be played in Lisbon. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Other clubs involved in the quarterfinals have not reported any positive tests among its players recently. The Spanish club did not name those who tested positive and did not say if a player was...
    Nearly 100,000 children tested positive for COVID-19 in the last two weeks of July, just weeks ahead of schools reopening in some states amid the pandemic. In total 97,000 children tested positive for the novel coronavirus from July 16 to July 30, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Today there are more than five million cases of COVID-19 in the country and over 162,000 deaths. Out of those infections more than 338,000 were children. Dr. Tina Hartert of Vanderbilt University says increased testing of children will be the key to determining their role in transmitting the virus – data more important than ever as some school districts return to in-person class this month. She’s leading a government-funded study where...
    Black people in Portland struggle to be heard amid protests Dont eat that sausage and bratwurst in your freezer before you check this USDA health alert Two positive COVID tests for Atletico Madrid ahead of Champions League Atletico Madrid announced two positive coronavirus tests from its crew set to travel to Portugal for this week’s UEFA Champions League quarterfinal against RB Leipzig. © Photo by Rubén de la Fuente Pérez/NurPhoto via Getty Images [ MORE: JPW’s European predictions ] The team says it will test all of its players and staff again to assure that there are no positive COVID-19 cases affecting the tournament. Atleti asked for extreme privacy regarding the individuals who tested positive. The match with RB Leipzig is...
    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...
    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...
    MADRID (AP) — Two members of Atlético Madrid's group set to travel to Portugal for the Champions League quarterfinals have tested positive for the coronavirus. The Spanish club did not name those who tested positive and did not say if a player was involved. It said in a statement that the entire squad will be tested again before the team can travel. Atlético is set to face Leipzig on Thursday in the last eight. ___ More AP soccer https://apnews.com/Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
    ATLETICO MADRID have confirmed two of their staff have tested positive for coronavirus. Diego Simeone's side are set to take on RB Leipzig in their Champions League quarter-final clash in Lisbon on Thursday. 1NINTCHDBPICT000599993519Credit: EPA But now their preparations have been thrown into chaos. The club are having to change their training schedule before submitting everyone else to more tests. A statement on the club's website read: "Among the results known today, two positives have appeared, which are isolated in their respective homes, and which were immediately communicated to the Spanish and Portuguese health authorities. "Likewise, the corresponding action protocol foreseen for these cases has been activated, which requires new PCR tests to be carried out on the first team...
    MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid says 2 members of group due to travel to Lisbon for Champions League test positive for coronavirus. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The El Paso County Public Health Department says a sheep in the Black Forest area tested positive for rabies. The sheep was attacked by a pack of coyotes on Aug. 4 before the test. Now health experts are warning residents to be aware of wild animals, specifically coyotes, bats, raccoons, skunks and foxes. A preventative vaccination is available for people known to have been in contact, or suspected, with a rabid animal. Veterinarians also have rabies shots available for pets. RELATED: Group Of Children May Have Touched Rabid Bat In Westminster Wildlife with rabies often do not run away when spotted by people, and will act aggressively toward people or pets. County health experts say,...
    Texas scientists have reported finding two pet cats with the coronavirus — the first in the state. The cats were swabbed as part of a study being conducted at Texas A&M University to understand how pets living in “high-risk” households may be impacted by COVID-19. The cats were in separate homes in Brazos County — and asymptomatic. One cat began sneezing after a visit from researchers. A nasal swab sample is collected from Crocket, a study participant from Bryan, Texas. (Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences) Dr. Sarah Hamer, an epidemiologist, told KBTX-TV Friday that her team was testing dogs and cats who live in homes where the coronavirus has infected at least one person. The study began in...
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    The Georgia high school that was the subject of viral photos and videos last week, in which students were crammed into a hallway and few of them were wearing masks, has had nine people affiliated with it test positive for the coronavirus, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, North Paulding High School made headlines last week after a student, sophomore Hannah Watters, snapped a photo of the unsafe situation and shared it on Twitter. Day two at North Paulding High School. It is just as bad. We were stopped because it was jammed. We are close enough to the point where I got pushed multiple go to second block. This is not ok. Not to mention...
    DALLAS, Georgia -- Nine staff members and students tested positive for coronavirus days after a viral photo of their Georgia high school surfaced, showing a packed hallway and dozens without masks.Parents were told Saturday that six students and three staff members at North Paulding High School in Paulding County had confirmed COVID-19 cases after going to the school last week, according to a letter provided by a parent to ABC News.Principal Gabe Carmona's letter said the school's custodial staff will continue to disinfect the building but did not detail whether or not exposed students should quarantine.North Paulding was thrust into the national spotlight last week when students posted images to social media showing crowds and several maskless students.The picture prompted...
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Sunday sought to reassure Americans about the efficacy of coronavirus testing after he tested positive last week for the coronavirus before meeting with President Trump  -- then tested negative just hours later. He told CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday that the antigen test he took, aimed at getting a quick result, is not the test most Americans are getting -- a PCR test -- which he said is "very, very, very" accurate. "What people should not take away from my experience is that testing is not reliable or doesn't really work," DeWine said. "What I took was an antigen test, which really should be looked at as a screening test. 1.3 million Ohioans have taken a...
    Nine people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at the Georgia high school that gained national attention after photos surfaced online showing dozens of students crowding into hallways. North Paulding High School Principal Gabe Carmona said in a letter to parents on Saturday that at least six students and three faculty members who were in school for "at least some time" last week have since contracted COVID-19, according to a copy obtained by The Atlanta Journal Constitution.  In the note, Carmona said that the Paulding County School District was working with the state's Department of Public Health (DPH) to implement "safety precautions and response plans." He said the custodial staff would continue to clean and disinfect the school buildings daily....
    Nine people have become infected with coronavirus at the Georgia school where a teen was suspended for recording footage of a crowded hallway in which many students were seen without masks, according to a report. North Paulding High School in Dallas, Ga., informed parents in a letter Saturday that six students and three faculty members have tested positive for the virus, ABC News reported. “We have anticipated that COVID-19 would impact us as it has nearly every community, and the district has worked in partnership with the Department of Public Health (DPH) to proactively implement safety precautions and response plans,” they wrote in the letter. The outbreak comes after Hannah Watters, 15, was suspended last week for posting to...
    Nine people have become infected with coronavirus at the Georgia school where a teen was suspended for recording footage of a crowded hallway in which many students were seen without masks, according to a report. North Paulding High School in Dallas, Ga., informed parents in a letter Saturday that six students and three faculty members have tested positive for the virus, ABC News reported. “We have anticipated that COVID-19 would impact us as it has nearly every community, and the district has worked in partnership with the Department of Public Health (DPH) to proactively implement safety precautions and response plans,” they wrote in the letter. The outbreak comes after Hannah Watters, 15, was suspended last week for posting to Twitter...
    There are several celebs from the entertainment industry and personalities from other fields who have been tested positive for coronavirus. Despite taking maximum safety measures, many have been affected by this deadly virus. Natasha Suri, former Miss India World and actress, has also been tested positive for COVID-19. The 31-year-old diva confirmed about the same to a leading daily. Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam Tests Positive for Coronavirus. Natasha Suri, in an interview with Bombay Times, confirmed that she has been tested positive for coronavirus. Natasha, who is currently under home quarantine, stated about the symptoms that she faced. She was quoted as saying, “Around six days ago, I had gone to Pune for some urgent work. After I came back,...
    A new report claims that more than 97,000 American children have tested positive for coronavirus in just the last two weeks of July.  The news comes as school districts around the country are preparing to reopen for the new school year or have already started in-person classes.   The American Academy of Pediatrics released the report stating that the positive test results came in between July 16 to July 30, according to CBS News This Morning.  A new report reveals that more than 97,000 kids tested positive for coronavirus between July 16 to 30. A child is seen getting tested for the virus in Los Angeles (file image) The news comes as schools across the country prepare for the...
    SAN ANTONIO – Lactation specialists note that after a brief period of uncertainty about whether COVID-19 could be passed from mother to child while breastfeeding, new research is coming to light, proving it is safer than once thought. A study in The Lancet medical publication looked at 120 babies born to women who tested positive and were breastfed and handled with surgical masks and other virus containment procedures. None of the infants tested at 5-7 days, and then again at 14 days, contracted COVID-19. University Hospital in San Antonio is one of the hospitals taking note and allowing newborn babies to have full contact with their moms so that they can enjoy skin-to-skin contact and breastfeed. The change came after...
    The White House has reportedly mandated random coronavirus testing for its staffers in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Staffers at the EEOB, which is situated next to the West Wing and houses the majority of White House offices, will be tested over the following weeks, the Daily Beast reported Saturday. Politico reported earlier in the week that all staffers in the White House complex will be subjected to mandatory random COVID-19 testing, with a few exceptions. The policy shift marks an expansion for who is required to be tested for the virus. Previously just staffers working in the White House would be required to submit to mandatory testing. The building includes offices for the National Security Council; the new testing...
    A medical staff member takes the blood pressure and heart rate of a baby girl positive for COVID-19 while her mother holds her in her arms at the door of her hotel room turned into a hospital for people who do not need hospitalization during the week in Venezuela. (Photo by Leonardo Fernandez Viloria/Getty Images) In Corpus Christi, a coastal city in South Texas, nearly 100 babies tested positive for COVID-19. In mid-July, Nueces County, where Corpus Christi is located, announced that nearly 85 newborns were positive for COVID-19. One 6-week-old infant even died after contracting it. Corpus Christi, TX: 187 INFANTS have tested positive for COVID-19 and sadly one has died. Georgia: 260 students in quarantine due...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fourth COVID-19 test result for Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine came back negative Saturday after he received conflicting positive and negative results two days before, ahead of a scheduled meeting with President Trump. The governor and first lady, Fran DeWine, were tested at Ohio State University “out of an abundance of caution” following a rollercoaster day Thursday that began with DeWine receiving a positive test result followed by two negatives. The governor announced the negative results on Twitter on Saturday afternoon, thanking “everyone who sent along good wishes.” The Republican governor had to take a COVID-19 test Thursday morning in Cleveland as part of White House protocol for anyone scheduled to come in contact with the...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fourth COVID-19 test result for Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine came back negative Saturday after he received conflicting positive and negative results two days before, ahead of a scheduled meeting with President Trump. The governor and first lady, Fran DeWine, were tested at Ohio State University “out of an abundance of caution” following a rollercoaster day Thursday that began with DeWine receiving a positive test result followed by two negatives. The governor announced the negative results on Twitter on Saturday afternoon, thanking “everyone who sent along good wishes.” The Republican governor had to take a COVID-19 test Thursday morning in Cleveland as part of White House protocol for anyone scheduled to come in contact with the...
    Washington, DC (CNN)Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Saturday afternoon that he and his wife have tested negative for Covid-19 for a second time after getting a false positive. "Today, Fran and I were tested again for #COVID19. Administered the PCR tests, and the results for both tests were negative. Thank you to everyone who sent along good wishes for our family and staff! We're #InThisTogetherOhio!" said DeWine in a Saturday tweet. DeWine had first said he tested positive for the virus on Thursday ahead of a scheduled meeting with President Donald Trump in Cleveland."The test results today follow the negative PCR test results for the Governor and First Lady on Thursday. The PCR tests taken Thursday were negative for the...
    By FARNOUSH AMIRI, Report for America/Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fourth COVID-19 test result for Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine came back negative Saturday after he received conflicting positive and negative results two days before, ahead of a scheduled meeting with President Trump. The governor and first lady, Fran DeWine, were tested at Ohio State University “out of an abundance of caution” following a rollercoaster day Thursday that began with DeWine receiving a positive test result followed by two negatives. The governor announced the negative results on Twitter on Saturday afternoon, thanking “everyone who sent along good wishes.” The Republican governor had to take a COVID-19 test Thursday morning in Cleveland as part of White House protocol for anyone...
    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Public Safety announced Friday that a new inmate at the Oahu Community Correction Center tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week, raising concerns about the safety of others crowded in jails and prisons statewide. The inmate, who remained unidentified, was brought to the facility Monday and was tested Tuesday after officials learned of a possible exposure prior to entering the facility, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. The inmate is believed to be the first inmate at a Hawaii jail or prison to have tested positive. “The facility acted quickly to implement the department’s COVID-19 pandemic protocol for correctional facilities, in an effort to mitigate any potential spread of the virus,” Department Director Nolan Espinda...
    (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...
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 28: A detail shot of the shoes of Dexter Fowler #25 of the St. Louis Cardinals against the Minnesota Twins on July 28, 2020 at the Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images) The Cardinals are just trying to make it back onto the diamond. The St. Louis Cardinals are in the midst of an unprecedented situation. The team has not played a game since July 29 and has only played a total of five games this season. The club is now facing a reality of cramming 55 games into about seven weeks. However, there will be zero games played until the team can get a day without any positive COVID-19 test...
            by Mary Rose Corkery  Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine tested negative for the coronavirus Thursday after testing positive earlier that day, according to The Wall Street Journal. DeWine first tested positive for the virus Thursday before his scheduled meeting with President Donald Trump in Cleveland, the WSJ reported. DeWine’s office said the 73-year-old governor doesn’t have any symptoms, according to the WSJ. The second test DeWine and his staff took is known as a PCR test that screens for the “genetic material specific for the virus that causes COVID-19,” the governor’s office said in a statement provided to the Daily Caller News Foundation. “This test is known to be extremely sensitive, as well as specific, for the virus....
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Four Pittsburgh neighborhoods will get sprayed for mosquitoes next week. Perry South, Allegheny Center, Mt. Washington and Beltzhoover will be sprayed after the Allegheny County Health Department says mosquito samples from those neighborhoods tested positive for the West Nile virus. They will be sprayed Monday night.
    FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) –  Frisco Animal Services issued an alert Friday night after a bat tested positive for rabies. Animal Services officers were notified of a bat on the ground in the Preston Manor subdivision near Preston and Main around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday. They found it exhibiting abnormal behaviors. The bat was sent to Austin for testing and was found to be positive for rabies by the Texas Department of State Health Services Zoonosis Control. Animal Services officers remind citizens that while bats are naturally nocturnal animals, it’s not unusual to see a bat during daylight hours. Symptoms of rabid bats include inability to fly, disorientation, staggering,\ and screeching or crying. The Frisco Police Department and Frisco Animal Services...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The entire three-game series between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis at Busch Stadium was postponed Friday night after two more Cardinals players and a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus. Major League Baseball announced that the whole weekend set was off. Hours earlier, MLB said Friday night’s game had been scrapped to ensure everyone affected on the Cardinals was identified. There have been 24 games postponed in the majors this season because of coronavirus concerns. St. Louis has missed 10 games while Miami and Philadelphia each have had seven postponements. In order to complete the 60-game schedule in this shortened season, the Cardinals will have to play 55 games in 49 games once they...
    (CBS DETROIT) – 53 employees at one Oakland County business tested positive for Covid-19 according to the Oakland County Health Department. “The big number got our attention and we haven’t seen numbers like this at a company until now,” Oakland County Health Department Spokesperson Bill Mullan. Between the end of June and beginning of August, Oakland County Health Officials say 53 employees of the United Shore Mortgage Headquarters in Pontiac, tested positive for Covid-19. “That big number was coupled with numerous complaints from employees about either relaxed or lack of enforcement for face masks, social distancing, among other complaints,” Mullan. Those complaints prompted the Oakland County Health Officer, to issue an emergency order to the company. The order...
    LANSING, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Friday to reinstate protections for Michigan workers as the state continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes after the federal government allowed federal pandemic unemployment assistance for Americans who have lost work as a result of this virus to lapse at the end of July, putting pressure on more people to return to work, even if they’re sick. Under this executive order: The governor prohibits employers from discharging, disciplining, or retaliating against employees who make the responsible choice to stay home when they or their close contacts are sick. Employers must treat employees who stay home when they are sick as if...
    The school district's Superintendent called the fifth day of school an "amazing milestone." Getty More than 200 students in a Georgia public school district have been placed in quarantine after 11 schools have reported cases of coronavirus, according to the school district. The Cherokee County School District reopened for in-person teaching on Monday. On Tuesday, the second day of instruction, the school district reported that a second-grade student tested positive for coronavirus. The school district's superintendent lauded the first week of reopening as an "amazing milestone," and said the district makes decisions "not based on what people in New York or Kansas think." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. More than 200 students in a Georgia public...
    Positive test results for COVID-19 on Long Island remained steady, according to brand-new five-day data released by New York State on Saturday, Aug. 8. Of the 74,857 test results reported to New York State Friday, Aug. 7, 703, or 0.93 percent, were positive.  On Long Island, the positive percentages in the last five days are as follows: Monday, Aug. 3: 1.3 percent Tuesday, Aug. 4: 1.2 percent Wednesday, Aug. 5: 1.0 percent Thursday, Aug. 6: 0.9 percent Friday, Aug. 7: 0.9 percent A total of 703 new COVID cases brought the statewide total to 420,345 confirmed cases during the pandemic. There were 48 new COVID-19 cases reported in Nassau County (up two from a day earlier) with another 68 positive...
    Alyssa Milano revealed she has tested positive for coronavirus antibodies after receiving multiple COVID-19 negative test results.The actress said she had fallen ill in March and experienced basically "every COVID symptom." Milano posted a picture of herself using a breathing apparatus, along with her antibody results, on Instagram."I had never been this kind of sick. Everything hurt. Loss of smell. It felt like an elephant was sitting on my chest. I couldn't breathe. I couldn't keep food in me," Milano captioned the picture.After experiencing COVID-19 symptoms for nearly two weeks, Milano said she tested negative for the virus twice. The actress also took the finger prick test for COVID-19 antibodies after her symptoms started to subside, but the results also...
              Governor Mike DeWine was headed to Cleveland to meet President Trump who is visiting the state today. During his ride to the Burke Lakefront Airport, he took a rapid response test which returned a positive result for the coronavirus. DeWine is headed back to Columbus after his positive test. Currently, the 73-year-old has not experienced any symptoms, according to the Governor’s statement. The positive test raises several questions, the most apparent is whether the positive test result is accurate. The gold standard in COVID-19 testing is the molecular test.  The rapid test is an antigen test with rapid return technology, which does not detect the COVID-19 virus, instead the test measures viral proteins...
    New Jersey officials this week reported the death of a 7-month-old who had been diagnosed with COVID-19, though they said the primary cause of death was unclear. The fatality was reported during Gov. Phil Murphy’s (D) news briefing on Wednesday. “Sadly today we are reporting the death of a 7-month-old baby who, after death, tested positive for COVID-19. However, we do not know the primary cause of this death at this point in time,” New Jersey health commissioner Judy Persichilli said during the briefing. In addition to the baby, the state reported seven other COVID-19 deaths during the briefing.  On Thursday, Murphy reported eight additional deaths, bringing the state’s total fatalities to 13,996. He also reported 411 new positive cases, bringing the...
    Republican Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for coronavirus Thursday before his scheduled visit with the president, according to NBC News. “Ohio Governor Mike DeWine took a test for COVID-19 as part of the standard protocol to greet President Donald Trump on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland,” DeWine’s office said in a statement, according to NBC. “Governor DeWine tested positive. Governor DeWine has no symptoms at the present time.” (Related: Ohio Governor’s Alarming Claim About The Number of Coronavirus Cases Was Based On A ‘Guesstimate’) Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma was the first governor to test positive for the virus in July, NBC reported. Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas also tested positive before his scheduled visit with...
    Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has tested positive for Covid-19 hours before a meeting with President Donald Trump, who is visiting the Midwest state. Gov DeWine is not experiencing symptoms and will remain at home for the next 14 days, his office said on Thursday His statement adds that he was tested "as part of the standard protocol" to meet Mr Trump at the airport, as is customary for governors. Ohio has seen over 90,000 cases and 3,500 deaths. Mr DeWine was praised in the beginning days of the outbreak in the US for taking early action to stem the tide of infections. Ohio was the first state in the US to close schools due to the pandemic. The...
    Ohio Governor Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.   The test was done as a matter of standard protocol because DeWine was on his way to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland.  According the governor’s official Twitter account, DeWine currently shows no symptoms. After he received his positive test results, both he and his wife returned to Columbus, where they will both be tested again. Governor DeWine has tested positive for #COVID19. He has no symptoms at this time. Full statement below. pic.twitter.com/WnkmoGxR2m— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) August 6, 2020 DeWine plans to quarantine for a minimum of two weeks.    Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted was also tested for COVID-19 but...
    Ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from his office. DeWine had been slated to greet Trump on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland on Thursday. Per a post on the official Twitter account of DeWine’s office, the governor had taken the test as part of the standard protocol for meeting with the president. DeWine has yet to exhibit any symptoms of the illness associated with the novel coronavirus, according to the statement. DeWine will now head to Columbus where he and his wife — First Lady Fran DeWine — will both be tested for COVID-19. The governor’s office further stated that DeWine...
    AN unnamed Aberdeen player has tested positive for coronavirus. The result, which has been confirmed by an NHS test, leaves Saturday’s clash against St Johnstone in doubt. Getty Images - Getty 1 The latest batch of tests revealed one positive result from an Aberdeen player Lockdown restrictions have been in place in Aberdeen since Wednesday. Pubs and restaurants have been closed after the number of new cases rocketed up to 79. And the latest test results revealed one Aberdeen player has contracted the virus. A spokesperson from the club said: “We have had a positive test but we are awaiting further guidance from Scottish government and the joint response group.” Most read in Football NO KIDDING Supernanny...
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday ahead of President Donald Trump's visit to the state where the governor was planning to greet him. DeWine was tested for the virus as part of the process to meet with the president, who will deliver remarks at the Whirlpool Corporation Manufacturing Plant in northeast Ohio. The Republican governor is currently asymptomatic and will return to his home in Cedarville where he will quarantine for the next 14 days. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, who is also expected to greet Trump when he arrives in Cleveland, tested negative for COVID-19.Cartoons on the CoronavirusView All 342 Images"Today, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine took a test for COVID-19 as part of the standard...
    By The Associated Press The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ NASCAR driver Spencer Davis says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Friday night’s Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway. Davis said he tested positive Thursday and his team’s entry has pulled out of the Michigan race. “I support the protocols in place by the CDC and NASCAR and plan on taking the correct steps to come back to the track,” Davis said. Davis is 18th in the Truck Series standings after nine races. His best finish this season was 12th at Las Vegas in February. Davis is the second full-time NASCAR driver in the sport’s top-three national...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ohio Governor Mike DeWine said on Thursday he has tested positive for COVID-19 as part of a safety protocol to greet U.S. President Donald Trump as he arrives in Cleveland to visit a Whirlpool washing machine factory. A statement issued on DeWine's twitter feed said the governor, a Republican, has no symptoms at the present time and will return to the Ohio capital of Columbus to quarantine at home for the next 14 days. Ohio Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted also took the coronavirus test and tested negative, DeWine's statement said. (Reporting by David Lawder; Editing by Chris Reese) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    Getty Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for coronavirus on Aug. 6. Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, a spokesperson announced in a statement. The Republican governor was tested just in advance of President Donald Trump‘s visit to the state, according to the statement, and will be quarantining for two weeks, although he is currently asymptomatic. Trump was to visit Ohio Thursday to tour a Whirlpool manufacturing plant and hold a campaign fundraiser, local CBS affiliate WBNS 10 reported. Here’s what you need to know:DeWine Was Supposed to Greet President Trump on the Tarmac Before Trump Toured a Manufacturing Plant & Held a Campaign Fundraiser Just departed for the Great State of Ohio! pic.twitter.com/vAg0tdRFP8...
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus before President Donald Trump landed at the Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, the governor’s office announced on Thursday. The governor took the test as part of the “standard protocol” to greet Trump — who is traveling to the Buckeye State on Thursday to sign an executive order requiring the government to buy certain essential drugs from U.S. manufacturers — on the tarmac. While DeWine tested positive, he is not currently exhibiting any symptoms. Nonetheless, he is returning to Columbus “where he and First Lady Fran DeWine, who also has no symptoms, will both be tested,” according to his office. DeWine, who issued a sweeping statewide mask mandate last month, plans...
    By Farnoush Amiri and Dan Sewell | Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive Thursday for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump. The Republican governor’s office said he took the test as part of standard protocol before he was to meet Trump at an airport in Cleveland. He had planned to join the president on a visit to the Whirlpool Corp. plant in northwest Ohio. His office said the 73-year-old DeWine had no symptoms, but was returning to Columbus before Trump had landed. His office said he and his wife, Fran DeWine, will both be tested there. DeWine then plans to quarantine at his home in Cedarville for...
    Alex Thomas August 6, 2020 0 Comments Ohio Governor Mike DeWine (R) tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of a scheduled appearance with President Donald Trump in the state. Dewine tweeted on Thursday morning, “As part of the standard protocol to greet President Trump on the tarmac in Cleveland, I took a COVID test. I tested positive. I have no symptoms at this time. I’m following protocol and will quarantine at home for the next 14 days.” As part of the standard protocol to greet President Trump on the tarmac in Cleveland, I took a COVID test. I tested positive. I have no symptoms at this time. I’m following protocol and will quarantine at home for the next...
    Hours before he was supposed to meet with President Donald Trump, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine (R) announced that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. DeWine’s office released a statement on Thursday, saying he was tested according to standard protocol in preparation to greet Trump when he arrives in Cleveland. DeWine’s office says he is currently asymptomatic, but he and his wife will now return to Columbus and self-quarantine for the next 2 weeks. White House testing protocols once again prevent Trump from being in close contact with a COVID-positive individual: This time its Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, who tested positive this morning.He was slated to greet Trump on the tarmac in Ohio today pic.twitter.com/xJUkDeQg26 — Jeremy Diamond (@JDiamond1)...
    The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ NASCAR driver Spencer Davis says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Friday night’s Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway. Davis said he tested positive Thursday and his team’s entry has pulled out of the Michigan race. “I support the protocols in place by the CDC and NASCAR and plan on taking the correct steps to come back to the track,” Davis said. Davis is 18th in the Truck Series standings after nine races. His best finish this season was 12th at Las Vegas in February. Davis is the second full-time NASCAR driver in the sport’s top-three national divisions...
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for coronavirus Thursday — ahead of a scheduled meeting with President Trump. The Republican took the COVID-19 test as part of standard protocol before he was supposed to greet Trump at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland Thursday afternoon, DeWine’s office said in a tweeted statement. “Governor DeWine tested positive. Governor DeWine has no symptoms at the present time,” the statement said. The governor is now headed back to Columbus with first lady Fran DeWine, who will also be tested. The statement said the governor plans to quarantine at his home in Cedarville for the next two weeks. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted was also tested for coronavirus but was negative. The president is scheduled...
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s former Supreme Court chief justice has tested positive for COVID-19. Justice Gerald VandeWalle, 86, “has tested positive and he is currently receiving treatment,” Chief Justice Jon Jensen told the Bismarck Tribune. VandeWalle had been the longest-serving chief justice in state history, holding the job from 1993 through 2019. He did not seek reappointment to the post last year but remains on the court. Court administrator Sally Holewa said no other justice or member of the Supreme Court staff has tested positive for the virus. Jensen said most court employees have been working remotely. A telephone listing for VandeWalle was not answered on Thursday. Case arguments have been held virtually with an online livestream. Jensen...
    Ohio Republican Governor Mike DeWine, 73, was scheduled to meet President Donald Trump on the tarmac but will not be there after testing positive for coronavirus. He reportedly has no symptoms. DeWine refused to mandate masks until July 22. NEW: ⁦@GovMikeDeWine⁩ was supposed to greet the President on the tarmac today, but that’s not happening now because he just tested positive for COVID-19. pic.twitter.com/Jf7X8oc2ib — Weijia Jiang (@weijia) August 6, 2020
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for coronavirus Thursday — ahead of a scheduled meeting with President Trump. The Republican took the COVID-19 test as part of standard protocol before he was supposed to greet Trump at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland Thursday afternoon, DeWine’s office said in a tweeted statement. “Governor DeWine tested positive. Governor DeWine has no symptoms at the present time,” the statement said. The governor is now headed back to Columbus with first lady Fran DeWine, who will also be tested. The statement said the governor plans to quarantine at his home in Cedarville for the next two weeks. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted was also tested for coronavirus but was negative. The president is scheduled to...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive Thursday for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump.The Republican governor's office said Thursday that he took the test as part of standard protocol before meeting Trump at an airport in Cleveland. He had planned to join the president on a visit to the Whirlpool Corp. plant in northwest Ohio.His office said the 73-year-old DeWine had no symptoms but was returning to Columbus. His office said he and his wife, Fran DeWine, will both be tested there. DeWine then plans to quarantine at his home in Cedarville for 14 days.Lt. Gov. Jon Husted tested negative. DeWine, a longtime elected official in Ohio, is in his first...
    Washington (CNN)Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced on Thursday that he has tested positive for coronavirus.The announcement came shortly before DeWine, a Republican, was scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump in Cleveland. He currently has no symptoms."As part of the standard protocol to greet President Trump on the tarmac in Cleveland, I took a COVID test. I tested positive. I have no symptoms at this time. I'm following protocol and will quarantine at home for the next 14 days," DeWine tweeted.This story is breaking and will be updated.
    CHICAGO (CBS) — DePaul University confirmed a student on its Lincoln Park campus has tested positive for the coronavirus. School officials said the student was last at Centennial Hall Wednesday. That student apartment building is being thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. An email was sent to all faculty, staff and students making them aware of that positive case. The email said in part “we are writing to inform you that a student has tested positive for COVID-19.  The student was last at Centennial Hall on August 5, 2020. To ensure the health and safety of our community, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), appropriate areas in Centennial Hall will receive a thorough cleaning and disinfection.” The...
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for the coronavirus moments before he was set to meet President Trump for his visit to Cleveland. DeWine, a Republican, tested positive on Thursday during the standard testing that is completed by all individuals before they meet with the president. The governor's office said that DeWine has "no symptoms at the present time." "Governor DeWine is returning to Columbus where he and first lady Fran DeWine, who also has no symptoms, will both be tested. Governor DeWine plans to follow protocol for COVID-19 and quarantine at his home in Cedarville for the next 14 days," the statement read. Governor DeWine has tested positive for #COVID19. He has no symptoms at this time....
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for coronavirus Thursday morning. He was tested in advance of meeting President Donald Trump at Cleveland’s Burke Lakefront Airport.
    COLUMBUS (KDKA) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus. In a statement released on Twitter, the governor announced he tested positive for COVID-19. He says he has no symptoms at this time. Governor DeWine has tested positive for #COVID19. He has no symptoms at this time. Full statement below. pic.twitter.com/WnkmoGxR2m — Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) August 6, 2020 The Ohio governor was tested Thursday to greet President Donald Trump on the tarmac at the Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, as is protocol. He’s returning to Columbus where he and First Lady Fran DeWine will both be tested. The first lady has no symptoms at this time. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted also took a COVID-19...
    Ohio's Republican Governor Mike DeWine has tested positive for COVID-19, hours before he was set to greet the president at the airport for his visit to the Buckeye State. DeWine was slated to greet Mr. Trump on the tarmac in Cleveland Thursday afternoon.  DeWine's office confirmed the positive test in a news release. DeWine was tested as a part of the usual protocol for being in close proximity to the president. The state's lieutenant governor, Jon Husted, tested negative for the virus. At this point, the Ohio governor has no symptoms. DeWine is returning to Columbus with his wife, who also has no symptoms. He will quarantine at his home in Cedarville for the next 14 days, according to the...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus ahead of planned meeting with President Donald Trump. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWineMike DeWineOhio governor mandating masks for K-12 students Ohio State capping stadium attendance at 20 percent if football games played this year Ohio governor issues travel advisory for 9 states in attempt to slow coronavirus MORE (R) tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday. He was tested as part of the required protocol before meeting President TrumpDonald John TrumpLincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' Pence: Chief Justice Roberts 'has been a disappointment to conservatives' Twitter bans Trump campaign until it deletes tweet with COVID-19 misinformation MORE at the airport during the president's visit to the state.  Governor DeWine Tests Positive for COVID-19(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Today, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine took a test for COVID-19 as...
    (CNN)Alyssa Milano says she has tested positive for coronavirus antibodies after having tested negative for Covid-19.The actress and activist is now taking aim at what she says is a flawed testing system.On Wednesday Milano posted a photo of herself using a breathing apparatus on her verified Instagram account and wrote in the caption, "This was me on April 2nd after being sick for 2 weeks.""I had never been this kind of sick. Everything hurt. Loss of smell," she wrote. "It felt like an elephant was sitting on my chest. I couldn't breathe. I couldn't keep food in me. I lost 9 pounds in 2 weeks." View this post on Instagram This was me on April 2nd after being sick...
    BILLINGS, Mont, (AP) — A Canadian company says two people working on the Keystone XL oil pipeline have tested positive for the coronavirus in northern Montana, prompting a temporary shut down of a pipe yard. Calgary-based TC Energy says the first pipe yard worker in Phillips County tested positive at a local clinic on July 28, Yellowstone Public Radio reported. Testing on six close contacts of the infected person found a second worker with the virus. Native American tribes and others along the pipeline's 1,200-mile (1,930-mile) route have raised concerns that workers could bring the virus into rural communities unable to handle a large outbreak. The infected workers were in quarantine and not expected to return to the worksite, where...
    KEENE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Keene ISD Superintendent Dr. Ricky Stephens sent a letter to teachers notifying them about a COVID-19 positive staff member who was recently on the campus of Keene Junior High. Stephens told CBS 11 News the infected person’s last day was Thursday, July 30. Also, during time at work, the staff member was wearing a mask and working in the office area. The letter said workers cleaned all the areas accessed by the COVID-positive person and the district is working closely with the local health department on the matter. Stephens said they don’t believe that those who were not in close contact with the infected person have reason to be concerned. In Wylie, a dozen people from Burnett Junior...
    Alyssa Milano thought she “was dying” after contracting the coronavirus earlier this year. Alongside a photo of herself wearing with what appears to be a mask attached to a breathing machine the “Who’s the Boss” star wrote on Instagram Wednesday, “This was me on April 2nd after being sick for 2 weeks. I had never been this kind of sick.” “It felt like an elephant was sitting on my chest,” the 47-year-old actress continued. “I couldn’t breathe. I couldn’t keep food in me. I lost 9 pounds in 2 weeks. I was confused. Low grade fever. And the headaches were horrible.” Despite displaying “every COVID symptom,” Milano says she tested negative for coronavirus twice at the end of March and...
    116 students have been sent home to quarantine after several people in Corinth School District in Mississippi tested positive for the coronavirus, a spokeswoman for the school district said Thursday. Schools in Corinth opened last week and welcomed back roughly 2,700 students. A high school student tested positive for the coronavirus Friday and the number of people infected had risen to six students and a staff member earlier this week, The Washington Post reported. A memo posted Wednesday on Facebook said Corinth School District used contact tracing and notified anyone who was “within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more.” The memo added that notified students would have to self-quarantine for 14 days and switch to...