Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said Monday that metropolitan Manila, the capital region of more than 12 million people, and five densely populated provinces will revert to stricter quarantine restrictions for two weeks starting Tuesday. Mass public transport will be barred and only essential travel will be allowed. … [Read more...] about The Latest: France imposes new rules requiring outdoor masks
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Public gatherings and in-person mosque services were banned. The government mandated that people who wished to slaughter livestock — the mainstay of the Islamic “sacrifice holiday” — should bring their animals to specific, regulated butchers. … [Read more...] about Egyptians Celebrate Eid Al-Adha With Coronavirus Restrictions
GLENVIEW, IL — Like every other municipality in Illinois, the Village of Glenview has been dealing with its own unique data points regarding the coronavirus. According to the Cook County Medical Examiner, 50 people have died due to COVID-19 in Glenview since April 7. That marks an increase of one death since Patch's last report on July 24. There have been two deaths in the month of July in Glenview as of Friday. The most deaths in a single day since the pandemic began was four on April 14. … [Read more...] about 50 Coronavirus Deaths Confirmed In Glenview Since Outbreak
"But I want to be very clear," she said. "What we are seeing today is different from March and April. It is extraordinarily widespread. So everybody who lives in a rural area, you are not immune or protected from this virus and that is why we keep saying, no matter where you live in America, you need to wear a mask and socially distance." … [Read more...] about No one is immune to coronavirus, expert says, with infections rising in both rural and urban communities
2017 was also the year that we were unfortunate enough to inaugurate Donald Trump, and he has successfully flattened the news cycle. Just as he was doing that, just as the media was suddenly hostage to every Trump tweet, that’s when the story first broke. The news media has a lot of responsibility for not having pursued the story, for not having kept it in the news cycle, and allowing the shenanigans in Washington to take all of the attention of this. When the pandemic hit, I think the news media was beginning a reckoning with the way it was constricting its coverage from around the world. So we’ll see whether or not we can bring this issue back to a political discussion. I think it’s going to be up to the media to do that. … [Read more...] about Gay People Are Being Murdered in Chechnya. Why Aren’t We Talking About It?