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January 24, 2021


Michigan under 14-day halt after positive tests

Following positive tests for a new coronavirus strain within Michigan athletics, the state department of health and human services has closed all facilities and paused all University of Michigan teams and activities for up to 14 days, according to a release from the school. Per the release, the state is......

Greek foreign minister hopes for ‘positive’ spirit from Turkey in talks

FILE PHOTO: Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias speaks during a joint news conference with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov at the Foreign Ministry in Athens, Greece, October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Costas Baltas ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s foreign minister said he hoped Turkey would have a positive approach towards a meeting next......

38 Capitol Police officers and 150 National Guard members have tested positive for COVID-19 since Capitol attack

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Thirty-eight members of the U.S. Capitol Police force and about 150 National Guard members have tested positive for COVID-19 since responding to the deadly attack on the Capitol earlier this month, officials told CBS News.  Gus Papathanasiou, the chairman......

More than 150 National Guard in Washington for inauguration test positive for coronavirus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for President Joe Biden’s inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a U.S. official said on Friday. The U.S. government imposed unprecedented security measures in the city following the deadly Jan. 6 attack on......

Positive tests (and mice) disrupt Open build-up

Two more Australian Open players have tested positive for COVID-19, government officials said on Wednesday, as authorities were at cross-purposes over who would pay for the tournament’s quarantine bill. Victoria state police minister Lisa Neville said two players and a non-playing Australian Open participant comprised three new infections reported on......

With Positive Tests, the Rules Change for Some Players in Australia

New York Times
Matthew Futterman and Ben Rothenberg MELBOURNE, Australia — Organizers of the Australian Open faced a rebellion from players Saturday after passengers on two charter flights bringing them to Melbourne tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting orders for everyone aboard to go into quarantine for two weeks. The flights carried 47......

California Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for Covid-19

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Yesterday, I tested positive for COVID-19,” Correa said in a statement provided by his office. “I will be responsible and self-quarantine — away from my family — for the recommended time.” The diagnosis, he said, will cause him to......

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns tests positive for COVID-19 as NBA struggles to contain virus

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, whose mother and six other relatives have died from COVID-19, announced Friday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. Towns’ announcement comes as the league continues to struggle with increasing coronavirus numbers.  “I......

Towns says he’s tested positive for COVID-19

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns on Friday said that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The diagnosis is especially hard for Towns, whose mother, Jacqueline Cruz-Towns, died at 59 on April 13 from complications of COVID-19. She had dealt with the virus for a month. Towns said before the season......

NBA Star Karl Anthony-Towns Tests Positive for Coronavirus 9 Months After His Mom Died From Complications – E! Online

Karl Anthony-Towns has tested positive for the coronavirus, the NBA star revealed in a post on social media on Jan. 15. The Minnesota Timberwolves player, who was the NBA’s no. 1… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

6 Wizards test positive; 3 more in protocols

The Washington Wizards have six players who have tested positive for COVID-19, making it a total of nine players who are in the NBA’s health and safety protocols. The Wizards had their next two games against the Cleveland Cavaliers — originally scheduled for Sunday and Monday — postponed on Friday.......

Karl-Anthony Towns Tests Positive For COVID, ‘It Breaks My Heart’

Breaking News Devastating news for Karl-Anthony Towns … the NBA star announced he’s tested positive for COVID-19 … just 9 months after his mother passed away from a lengthy battle with coronavirus. The 25-year-old says he received the news prior to the Minnesota Timberwolves’ matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies —......

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