Tag Archives: Cases

Coronavirus Cases Now Climbing in the Midwest

TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2020 — Midwestern states are starting to see surges in coronavirus cases, just as Southern and Western states are scrambling to contain their own outbreaks of COVID-19. Missouri, Montana and Oklahoma are among those witnessing the largest percentage surge of infections over the past week, the Washington Post reported. At the same… Read More »

Sydney venues shut over COVID, 14 cases

Several restaurants in Sydney’s Potts Point have voluntarily shut their doors until the end of the week amid concerns the inner eastern suburb could be the next NSW coronavirus hotspot. Three more positive cases in the densely populated suburb involving The Apollo and Thai Rock restaurants were among 14 new COVID-19 cases announced on Tuesday,… Read More »

Bubonic plague cases confirmed in China

Health News The Yersinia pestis bacterium responsible for bubonic plague (Photo: Adobe stock) Just when you thought there was only one communicable disease to worry about, here comes more news out of China about another one. This time, it’s the bubonic plague, a name that conjures up fear as it was also called the ‘Black… Read More »

U.S. reports 30,000 daily coronavirus cases, highest number since May 1

The U.S reported some 30,000 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the highest number of daily infections recorded since May 1, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. New cases across the country are surging faster than ever, especially in states in the South, West and Midwest. Officials are warning that some clusters of infections… Read More »

The Latest: South Africa reports nearly 4,000 new cases

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa is reporting nearly 4,000 new COVID-19 cases as the country continues to loosen lockdown measures under economic pressure. Casinos, beauty salons and sit-down restaurant service are among the latest permitted activities as President Cyril Ramaphosa this week warned citizens that the fight against the coronavirus is a personal responsibility. South Africa… Read More »