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The death toll since the latest outbreak was detected in Sydney in mid-June is now One of the latest deaths is a man in his 80s who was infected overseas, while the rest caught the virus locally. The Sydney lockdown began June 26, and hopes are fading that restrictions will be eased as planned on Aug. Abbott directed the Department of State Health Services to use staffing agencies to find additional medical staff from outside Texas.
He also is urging the Texas Hospital Association to request that hospitals postpone all elective medical procedures. The governor also ordered an expansion of coronavirus vaccine availability in underserved communities.
Abbott is not lifting his emergency order banning local governments from requiring mask use and social distancing. He says people are able to make their own decisions on protecting their health. Food and Drug Administration fully approves a vaccine.
University President Joan Gabel announced the mandate in a letter to students and employees on Monday, ing hundreds of colleges across the country in requiring vaccinations.
Under the new measure, faculty and staff will either need to be vaccinated or submit to regular coronavirus testing. Clinical leaders from four coastal Georgia hospitals said at a news conference Monday that their institutions are rapidly running out of beds and pleaded that more people get vaccinated and wear masks. Donna Cochrane is the chief nursing officer at Liberty Regional Medical Center in Hinesville and says her bed hospital has 33 patients as of Monday morning, holding eight additional patients in the emergency room.
The of COVID patients in hospitals statewide rose to nearly 3, eight times the lowest level earlier this summer.
The state said Monday that hospitalizations rose to 1, Arkansas ranks third in the country for new virus cases per capita, according to s compiled by Johns Hopkins University researchers. All people age 5 and older — vaccinated and unvaccinated — in Multnomah County will be required to wear masks in indoor public spaces including stores, restaurants and gyms as of Friday. The Oregon Health Authority recommends that people, vaccinated or not, wear masks while in indoor public spaces, but has stopped short of reinstating an indoor mask mandate.
Multnomah is the first county in the state to require masks in all indoor public spaces. It has the second-highest vaccine rate in the state. LAS VEGAS -- Schools have reopened in the Las Vegas area, with masks required for the more thanstudents and about 18, teachers returning to in-person classes at the fifth-largest district in the nation.
The Clark County schools that were shuttered through most of the last school year began a new semester Monday still shadowed by the pandemic but with classrooms open for all grade levels and some online options available. Washoe County schools also opened amid plans to follow Gov. Vaccines are not yet available for children under age State data show Kansas averaged 1, new virus infections daily for the seven days ending Monday. It was the first time the average topped 1, since Feb.
Hospitalizations had dropped below 10 per day in mid-June. The latest average for deaths was the highest in five months. Federal data, meanwhile, show Kansas averaged 6, vaccine shots daily for the seven days ending Monday. The average had dropped below 3, in July.
SEATTLE — Most state workers in Washington, as well as private health care and long-term care employees, will be required to show proof of vaccination for the coronavirus by Oct. Jay Inslee said Monday that weekly testing for the virus rather vaccination will not be an option. The only opt-out of the requirement is either a medical or religious exemption. Those include the departments of corrections, social and health services and transportation, as well as the Washington State Patrol.
Employees in the private sector who are covered under the order include those who work in health care and long-term care and other congregate settings, including nursing homes, assisted living and treatment facilities. Justice has said he will not consider reinstating an indoor mask mandate and has continued to urge residents to be vaccinated.
The of active cases statewide has reached at least 4, after bottoming out at cases on July 9, according to state health figures. Schools in many other counties are set to open their fall terms this month. Leon County Schools Superintendent Rocky Hanna said children from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade will be required to wear masks when classes in Tallahassee on Wednesday.
He said students who want to opt out need a note from a physician or a psychologist. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an order in late July for the education and health departments to come up with ways of punishing school districts that mandate mask-wearing in classrooms. The Florida Department of Health issued a rule last week that districts must allow parents to decide.
The latest: sydney has new high for coronavirus infections
Medical officials have blamed low vaccination rates for a rapid rise in cases and hospitalizations as the highly contagious delta variant of the virus spre throughout the region. On Sunday, there were 2, patients with COVID in state hospitals, including in intensive care units and patients on ventilators, according to s provided by the Alabama Hospital Association. Thomas Dobbs also said Monday that more than people are waiting in hospital emergency rooms to be admitted.
Monday and is an effort to combat the rapid spread of the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus. The order has no expiration date, but Schewel says the city and county will reevaluate the order every week or two. Vice President Kamala Harris during a call scheduled for later in the day. It has received The state hit a record of coronavirus pandemic hospitalizations Tuesday, and the has grown each day. The highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus is being blamed for the spread.
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