Bay Area health officials recommend masking indoors; region has the highest infection rate in California

Bay Area health officials recommend masking indoors; region has the highest infection rate in California Twelve Bay Area health officials on Friday recommended that people wear masks indoors amid a new wave of COVID cases and hospitalizations. The Bay Area now has the highest COVID infection rates in California, fueled by ommicron subvariants, according to … Read more

NY recommends indoor masking in ‘high-risk’ counties

article Pedestrians pass in front of a street performer dressed as the Statue of Liberty in Times Square on May 12, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Liao Pan/China News Service via Getty Images) NEW YORK † The New York State Department of Health announced Friday that people living in counties considered “high risk” … Read more

Omicron subvariant causes most new infections, CDC says – NBC New York

The COVID-19 subvariant estimated by New York state health officials to be even more contagious than the first descendant of the potently contagious strain of omicron now accounts for up to 70% of all viruses circulating in the region that makes up the Empire State. includes, according to new CDC data was released Tuesday. The … Read more

Biden welcomes families to White House for Easter Egg roll return – live | American news

The White House’s traditional Easter egg roll returned to the Southern lawn Monday after a two-year Covid-enforced absence. Joe Biden‘s first time hosting it stands in stark contrast to the politically-drenched events of the Donald Trump era. “My job is to prevent it from raining,” the president said as he joined the first lady Jill … Read more

Marin 8th graders return from field trip to Washington DC with COVID-19

article MARIN COUNTY, Calif. † 22 Marin County 8th graders who returned from their field trip to Washington DC last week have tested positive for COVID-19, Marin County Public Health says. The group was among 77 students from two schools who returned from the trip on Sunday, April 10. County health officials said they had … Read more

Gottlieb says US “dramatically undercounting” new COVID-19 cases

Gottlieb says US is “dramatically undercounting” new COVID-19 cases – CBS News Watch CBS News Dr. Scott Gottlieb says only about one in seven new COVID-19 infections are being reflected in public health data, thanks largely to the growth of at-home testing. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, … Read more

Worried About New COVID Variants? Here’s What To Expect.

Whenever a new COVID-19 variant is identified, fear and panic quickly sets in. It makes sense: We’ve been living through two-plus years of a brutal, scary pandemic. Before the data rolls in, many news headlines immediately jump to a worst-case scenario, speculating about whether the new coronavirus variant will be more pathogenic or drastically evade … Read more

Covid’s comeback continues as daily cases hit 98,000

The UK’s Covid outbreak continued to grow today as official data showed daily cases and hospital admissions jumped by more than 10 per cent in a week and infection rates increased in all of England’s local authorities. Hospitalizations are already at their highest ever level in Scotland and rising quickly in England, which combined with … Read more

New York health officials closely monitoring Omicron subvariant BA.2 cases in the state – CBS New York

New York health officials closely monitoring Omicron subvariant BA.2 cases in the stateCBS New York ‘Large surge’ not expected in NY with COVID sub-variant BA.2PIX11 News Health officials: Omicron BA.2 variant progressing more slowly in the NY & US, than other countriesWGRZ.com Could new COVID variant ignite another wave as cases jump 36% in New … Read more