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COVID-19

COVID-19 rates fall for third consecutive week

For the third straight week, the number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 Ohioans declined even though the state is more than five times above what is considered to be a high-transmission area. The 507.4 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents for the period between Sept. 30 and Wednesday is down ...

Hospitals still filled while COVID-19 cases decline

The number of COVID-19 cases in the state is declining, but hospitals remain filled with patients with the virus, said Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, the Ohio Department of Health’s director. “It is far too early for us to claim victory,” he said Thursday. “While cases are declining, the ...

Fri. 10:31 a.m.: India reopens for foreign tourists as virus infections ebb

NEW DELHI (AP) — India reopened to fully vaccinated foreign tourists traveling on chartered flights today in the latest easing of its coronavirus restrictions as infection numbers decline. Foreign tourists on regular flights will be able to enter India starting Nov. 15. It is the first time ...

Fri. 9:45 a.m.: Protests greet debut of Italy’s workplace COVID pass rule

ROME (AP) — Protests erupted in Italy as one of the most stringent anti-coronavirus measures in Europe went into effect today, requiring all workers, from magistrates to maids, to show a health pass to get into their place of employment. Police were out in force, schools ended classes early ...

State rebounds from lower case numbers

After four straight days of COVID-19 cases lower than average, Ohio reported a higher number Wednesday. The state experienced a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases during the past few days, but reported 5,648 new cases Wednesday. It’s the most for a day since Friday, which had 6,651 ...

Thu. 9:19 a.m.: Russia marks pandemic high of infections, deaths

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia today recorded the highest daily numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths since the start of the pandemic, a rapidly surging toll that has severely strained the nation's health care system. The government's coronavirus task force reported 31,299 new confirmed ...