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Rabid Cat Found in Alexandria Prompts Warning to Residents – NBC4 Washington

A feral cat found in Alexandria, Virginia, tested positive for rabies, officials say. The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria said officers captured the small…

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A feral cat found in Alexandria, Virginia, tested positive for rabies, officials say.
The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria said officers captured the small gray cat on Tuesday after it was seen acting aggressively in the Alexandria West area.
Five people were “exposed to” the cat and the health department is working with them, officials said.
Authorities are warning anyone who had physical contact with the cat to call the health department at 703-746-4910 or after hours at 703-735-8506.

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Health department reports 1765 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths Sunday in Utah – KSL.com

The state health department Sunday is reporting 1,765 new test-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four deaths from the disease.

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SALT LAKE CITY In its daily update on the spread of the new coronavirus in Utah, the state health department Sunday is reporting 1,765 new test-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four deaths from the disease.
The update comes as 8,702 more Utahns were reported to have been tested over Saturday’s numbers. Overall, the update brings Utah to 104,882 total confirmed cases and 572 deaths from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
In an email, the health department said the reported deaths were of:

  • A Washington…

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As holidays near, the coronavirus is spreading rapidly, putting families in a quandary about celebrations and travel – The Washington Post

Americans face agonizing decisions on gatherings as experts warn of risks from indoor events.

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Covid doesnt care that its a holiday, and unfortunately covid is on the rise across the nation, she said. Now is not the time to let our guard down and say its the holiday and lets be merry. I think we need to maintain our vigilance here.
The coronavirus pandemic numbers have been going the wrong direction for more than a month, topping 80,000 newly confirmed infections daily across the country, with hospitalizations rising in more than three dozen states and deaths creeping upward. Now, the United…

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Top health official in Illinois breaks down announcing COVID-19 deaths – New York Post

Illinois’ top health official broke down as she announced the coronavirus death toll in the Prairie State.

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Illinois’ top health official broke down as she announced the coronavirus death toll in the Prairie State.
Dr. Ngozi Ezike, Illinois’ Public Health Director, on Friday first started sniffing loudly as she announced an extra 31 deaths, taking the state-wide total to 9,418 people who had succumbed to the pandemic.
“These are people who started with us in 2020 and won’t be with us at the Thanksgiving table,” Ezike said, struggling to also announce an extra 3,874 confirmed cases for a total of 36,433.

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