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France has kept schools open without driving up infections, and other news from around the world.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here France’s coronavirus test positivity rate, at 11.1 percent, is nearly four times that of New York City. And yet schools across France have remained open during the latest lockdown, in sharp contrast to New York City, which closed......

Euro zone economy suffering even as infections ease – ECB’s Lagarde

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde gestures as she addresses a news conference on the outcome of the meeting of the Governing Council, in Frankfurt, Germany, March 12, 2020. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A second wave of coronavirus cases may be slowing down in Europe but......

Fears mount of post-holiday coronavirus surge

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, health officials are warning travelers who visited family and friends over the holiday to assume they have been infected with COVID-19. Jonathan Vigliotti reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate......

Indonesia reports record daily rise in coronavirus infections

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask rides a bicycle in a shopping mall amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 28, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia reported its record daily rise in coronavirus infections on Sunday with 6,267 cases, bringing the......

Iran health ministry reports slowing of virus infections

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: An Iranian man wearing a protective face mask, walks on the street, as government imposed a full lockdown, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tehran, Iran November 21, 2020. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS/File Photo (Reuters) – Iran’s Health Ministry on Saturday......

U.S. coronavirus infections shoot past 13 million as officials plead with Americans to spend Black Friday online.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The number of coronavirus infections in the United States shot past 13 million on Friday, worsening the world’s largest outbreak. The milestone came as Americans embarked on a Black Friday that looked different from holidays past. The U.S.......

Cuyahoga County Administrative Building Has Run of Covid-19 Infections, But Will Stay Open to Serve Public

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge Internal emails shared with Scene reveal that the Cuyahoga County administrative building on E. 9th and Prospect has had several staffers test positive for Covid-19 in recent weeks. The infections are not unexpected, given the statewide surge in cases. But just like at Cleveland City Hall, where......

India’s total coronavirus infections cross nine million

Reuters
A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a swab sample from a woman amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, in Noida, India, November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi BENGALURU (Reuters) – India crossed the grim milestone of 9 million coronavirus cases, with 45,882......

India’s total coronavirus infections cross nine million

Reuters
A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a swab sample from a woman amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, in Noida, India, November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi BENGALURU (Reuters) – India crossed the grim milestone of 9 million coronavirus cases, with 45,882......

Airline bookings drop ahead of Thanksgiving as coronavirus infections spike

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here During the global coronavirus pandemic Ana Ramos, right, is being tested for covid19 in Tom Bradley international at LAX on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA. Francine Orr | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Airline executives warned......

California considers emergency COVID-19 workplace safety rules as infections rise

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jie Jenny Zou A six-member board overseeing the safety of California’s workplaces Thursday will consider imposing new rules intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus, which has been surging across the state. The new guidelines, if approved, would......

France’s COVID-19 hospitalisations hit new record

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A doctor at Strasbourg’s university hospital is seen taking a break to wash her hands while attending a training for new staff to reinforce ICU regular crews who face a second wave of patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Strasbourg, France, November 13, 2020. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann......

Governors across the country impose new restrictions as coronavirus infections surge out of control

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Coronavirus cases across the nation continue to spiral out of control, breaking record after record each day. Governors throughout the country are imposing new restrictions, hoping to avoid a total lockdown. Danya Bacchus reports. Source link To Return to......

NY Fed’s Williams: U.S. economy still in ‘deep hole’ and rising infections pose risk

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: John Williams, Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, speaks at an event in New York, U.S., November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (Reuters) – The U.S. economy is on a positive trajectory, but it is still in a “deep hole” and a rise in......

Democrats and Republicans are still far apart on economic stimulus deal as coronavirus infections surge

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The top Democrats in Congress said Thursday that a record surge in U.S. coronavirus infections raises the urgency for a new relief bill. The part of the process that has confounded Washington for months — crafting a bill backed by......

U.S. becomes first nation to cross 10 million COVID-19 cases as third wave of infections surge

Reuters
By Anurag Maan, Shaina Ahluwalia (Reuters) – The United States became the first nation worldwide since the pandemic began to surpass 10 million coronavirus infections, according to a Reuters tally on Sunday, as the third wave of the COVID-19 virus surges across the nation. FILE PHOTO: Phlebotomists stand outside a......

Denmark Will Kill All Farmed Mink, Citing Coronavirus Infections

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The Danish government will slaughter millions of mink at more than 1,000 farms, citing concerns that a mutation in the novel coronavirus that has infected the mink could possibly interfere with the effectiveness of a vaccine for humans.......

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