Tamil Nadu Congress Candidate Madhava Rao Dies Of Covid, By-Election If He Wins

Congress candidate from Tamil Nadu’s Srivilliputhur constituency died of Covid today. Chennai: A Congress candidate from Tamil Nadu has died of COVID-19, a few days after he contested from the Srivilliputhur constituency in the state assembly elections. Congress candidate PSW Madhava Rao died of complications at a hospital today after being infected with coronavirus last … Read more

Minnesota Stares Down Another COVID-19 Surge – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota’s staring down another surge of COVID-19 that health officials say is different from previous ones during the pandemic. Minnesota has the fourth-most new cases per capita in the country over the last seven days. READ MORE: Public Health Alert Issued For Raw Ground Turkey Linked To Salmonella Hardar Illness Doug Schultz … Read more

The rise of the COVID-19 vaccine selfie: Why you should be wary before posting

TORONTO — As Canada’s mass vaccination campaign picks up, people are sharing COVID-19 “vaxxies,” more commonly known as vaccine selfies, on social media to spread an important message. Politicians, actors and celebrities are all apart of the latest social media trend where people share post-vaccine selfies in the hopes of encouraging others to get a … Read more

British Cooking School Life Kitchen Launches Cookbook For Those Who Have Lost Smell, Taste Due To COVID-19 – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A British nonprofit cooking school has published a new cookbook geared toward people who have experienced loss of taste and smell from COVID-19. Life Kitchen is offering “Taste & Flavour: A Cook Book to Inspire Those Experiencing Changes in Taste and Smell” as a Result of COVID” for free as a digital … Read more

AstraZeneca vaccine in high demand in Kelowna: Pharmasave – Okanagan

The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is available for people ages 55 to 65 at 13 pharmacies in the Okanagan. Vaccinations for the age group began yesterday — and it didn’t take long for the downtown Pharmasave in Kelowna to become fully booked. “It’s busy. Super, super busy. Right now, the phone is ringing off the hook,” … Read more

Majority of Canadians not using COVID Alert app, study finds

TORONTO — When the federal government launched its COVID Alert app in 2020, it was a way to help keep Canadians safe by alerting them to possible virus exposures before showing symptoms. But, after nearly a year, has the app been making a difference in Canada’s fight against COVID-19? Research from York University suggests that … Read more

COVID-19: Canucks returning to ice Sunday, set to play Edmonton Friday

The Vancouver Canucks appear to have stickhandled their way through a COVID-19 crisis. The NHL said Saturday afternoon that “pending today’s test results,” the team would reopen their facilities for practice on Sunday, and face off against the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, April 16. Read more: No timeline for Vancouver Canucks’ return to play as … Read more

1,380 New Cases, 7 Deaths – CBS Chicago

INDIANAPOLIS (CBS) — The Indiana Department of Health announced 1,380 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, and seven deaths. A total of 697,533 Indiana residents have now tested positive for the coronavirus since the pandemic began – a figure that was revised following corrections to the data from the day before. READ MORE: Man With 13-Year-Old … Read more

Pasco Schools May Eliminate Mask Requirement For Students By The End Of April – CBS Tampa

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The Pasco County School district announced it might not enforce mask-wearing by the end of April 2021. The announcement comes after the Pasco County Government decided to end its local mask mandate on Monday. The decision has parents in Pasco County divided. READ MORE: UPDATE: St. Pete … Read more

Too much Prince Philip coverage? BBC says complaints have been received

LONDON — The British Broadcasting Corporation said on Saturday it had received complaints about the amount of coverage it dedicated to the death of Prince Philip after some viewers were upset that normal programming was cancelled. The BBC interrupted normal programming on radio and television a few minutes after Buckingham Palace announced at midday on … Read more