COVID in MN: Tangled trends keep surge path clouded – MPR News

Wastewater, sample data suggest Minnesota might have peaked mid-January25 percent positive test rate, trending at highest point in pandemic1,502 hospitalized, 213 in ICU, lowest since OctoberMinnesota’s latest COVID-19 data remains an enigmatic jumble, making it hard to know whether to cheer or curse as the pandemic stumbles toward February.The percentage of tests coming back positive … Read more

COVID-19 Daily Update 9-1-2022 – West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

9/1/2022The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of September 1, 2022, there are currently 3,151 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been five deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 7,291 deaths attributed to COVID-19. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 79-year old male from Wayne County, … Read more

Bighorn Basin Distillery on USA Today's 10 Best Reader's Choice List – mybighornbasin

USA Today is asking the American people to vote in another 10 Best Readers’ Choice lists for 2022. Travel experts select 20 nominees in contests covering several topics – food, lodging, destinations, etc. – and let readers vote on the best.On the current list, the people are voting for the Best Craft Whiskey Distillery.“The American … Read more

Twitter Publishes New Industry Trend Reports Based on Rising Areas of Tweet Engagement – Social Media Today

Twitter has published a new range of industry reports, based on rising trends, in order to provide more context as to the key elements of focus among its userbase in each sector.The new trend reports, which Twitter’s collectively calling its ‘Birdseye Report’, were compiled by Twitter data partners, including Hootsuite, Meltwater, Sprinklr and more. Each … Read more

CDC recommends reformulated Pfizer, Moderna COVID boosters for all Americans over 12 – USA TODAY

New booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine should be available soon to anyone 12 and older who wants one. A federal advisory panel voted 13-1 Thursday to recommend the boosters after members spent more than six hours reviewing data on the current state of the pandemic and the new shots. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

India Top News Highlights: India’s GDP expands by 13.5 pc in first quarter 2022-23 – The Indian Express

India Top News Today:  India’s gross domestic product (GDP) for the April-June quarter (Q1) of the ongoing financial year 2022-23 rose 13.5 per cent, as per provisional estimates released by National Statistical Office (NSO) on Wednesday. The GDP had expanded by 20.1 per cent in the corresponding quarter of 2021-22.Meanwhile, a day after the Karnataka … Read more

DOJ on possible Trump obstruction, school segregation endures: 5 Things podcast – USA TODAY

On today’s episode of the 5 Things podcast: Justice Department says Trump’s request for special master would impede investigationOfficials are saying the former president may have obstructed the federal investigation. Plus, U.N. atomic energy officials arrive in Ukraine on a mission to Europe’s largest power plant, race and justice reporter Tiffany Cusaac-Smith explains how segregation is still a persistent problem … Read more

Online Crossword & Sudoku Puzzle Answers for 08/31/2022 – USA TODAY – USA TODAY

Note: Most subscribers have some, but not all, of the puzzles that correspond to the following set of solutions for their local newspaper.Play the USA TODAY Crossword Puzzle.Play the USA TODAY Sudoku Game.Jumbles: PILOT    THICK    CLOUDY    PUZZLEAnswer: They’d heard good things about Prague, so they went there to – “CZECH” IT OUT(Distributed … Read more

U.S. COVID daily death toll at highest level since last winter's peak, and WHO says global case tally set record in latest week – MarketWatch

The U.S. daily death toll from COVID-19 rose on Tuesday to its highest level since last winter’s peak, according to a New York Times tracker and other sources, after the surge in cases in December and January driven by the highly transmissible omicron variant.Deaths lag cases and hospitalizations, with the former now finally coming down … Read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First Oral Antiviral for Treatment of COVID-19 – FDA.gov

The .gov means it’s official.Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.The site is secure. The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.FDA News Release EspañolToday, the U.S. … Read more

Artist draws Jimmy Garoppolo each day 49ers QB wasn't traded – USA TODAY

It doesn’t look like San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will be traded any time soon. He reportedly agreed to a restructured, one-year deal to remain with the Bay Area team this week — which means artist Rita Carvalho has a lot of work ahead of her.Carvalho, a 25-year-old artist living in Portugal, started drawing a picture of Garoppolo … Read more

Mar-a-Lago, Gorbachev, Princess Diana, Serena Williams: Daily Briefing Wednesday – USA TODAY

Prosecutors found classified documents on Mar-a-Lago’s floor — despite claims from Trump’s lawyers they didn’t exist. Serena Williams is serving up her second match in the U.S. Open tonight. And we remember Princess Diana 25 years after her shocking death.🙋🏼‍♀️ I’m Nicole Fallert, writer of Daily Briefing, a morning news roundup from USA TODAY. What is … Read more

COVID-19 updates: LA has highest daily death total since April – ABC News

There are over 4,300 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Los Angeles County.Winter omicron surge hits hospitals to the brinkAs the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 849,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and … Read more