Category: Coronavirus pandemic

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Nov
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REPORT: Tennessee Mayor Says He Won’t Mandate Masks Until Ordered To By The Holy SpiritREPORT: Tennessee Mayor Says He Won’t Mandate Masks Until Ordered To By The Holy Spirit

November 19, 2020 11:14 PM ET A mayor in Tennessee won’t force residents and visitors to wear masks unless he feels ordered to do so by the Holy Spirit, according to The AL. “(The virus) is science and it’s true and I do believe masking helps prevent the spread of it,” said Lincoln County Mayor […]

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Nov
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‘It’s Supposed To Be A Free Country’: Restaurant Refuses To Follow State Mask Mandate‘It’s Supposed To Be A Free Country’: Restaurant Refuses To Follow State Mask Mandate

November 19, 2020 6:05 PM ET Don Chilito’s is one of 18 restaurants in Johnson County that has received noncompliance complaints for not following Kansas’ mandatory mask policy, according to The Hill. This chef is not affiliated with the Don Chilito’s or any of the restaurants in this story. By Syda Productions. Shutterstock. “It’s supposed […]

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Wendy’s Bids To Buy Approximately 400 Of Its Restaurant Locations To Combat BankruptcyWendy’s Bids To Buy Approximately 400 Of Its Restaurant Locations To Combat Bankruptcy

November 19, 2020 4:57 PM ET Wendy’s Co. is bidding to buy approximately 400 of its restaurants out of bankruptcy from NPC Quality Burgers, a bankrupt franchisee owned by NPC International Inc., according to The New York Post. Jonathan Weiss. Shutterstock. NPC Quality Burgers filed for bankruptcy and began selling its assets, including Wendy’s restaurants, […]

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Nov
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California Medical Association Officials Among Guests Seen With Gov. Gavin Newsom At Upscale RestaurantCalifornia Medical Association Officials Among Guests Seen With Gov. Gavin Newsom At Upscale Restaurant

California medical officials were among the guests at an indoor dinner party at an upscale restaurant that Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom attended before further tightening coronavirus restrictions, Politico reported. California Medical Association (CMA) CEO Dustin Corcoran and lobbyist Janus Norman were at the French Laundry in Napa alongside Newsom for the birthday celebration of Jacob […]

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‘Reckless And Deceptive’: Government Purchases ‘Sanitizing’ Product With Zero Alcohol In It, Reaches Settlement With Company‘Reckless And Deceptive’: Government Purchases ‘Sanitizing’ Product With Zero Alcohol In It, Reaches Settlement With Company

November 18, 2020 2:07 PM ET The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) sold an ineffective product marketed as hand sanitizer bought from Federal Resources Supply Co. (FRSC), according to ABC’s WCVB. Hand Sanitizer by yurakrasil. Shutterstock. This is not the same product depicted in the story. The MBTA responded to a Federal Resources marketing email […]

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Nov
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Sweden Imposes Partial Lockdown For First Time To Curb Coronavirus SpreadSweden Imposes Partial Lockdown For First Time To Curb Coronavirus Spread

After not employing many of the coronavirus restrictions seen around the world, Sweden is imposing a partial lockdown on bars and restaurants by banning businesses from serving alcohol after 10 p.m., Bloomberg reported. The latest measure is effective Nov. 20 and will require all businesses with a license to serve alcohol to close by 10:30 […]

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Nov
2020

Cruise Ship Forced To Return Early After Passenger Tests Positive For COVID-19Cruise Ship Forced To Return Early After Passenger Tests Positive For COVID-19

November 12, 2020 3:51 PM ET The first cruise ship set to sail the Caribbean since the start of the pandemic has already hit rocky waters – a passenger aboard the vessel tested positive for the coronavirus, sending other passengers back to their rooms. The Captain of SeaDream 1 announced Wednesday to passengers that a […]

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Nov
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French Authorities Reportedly Arrest 7 For Selling Fake COVID-19 Test ResultsFrench Authorities Reportedly Arrest 7 For Selling Fake COVID-19 Test Results

November 06, 2020 2:27 PM ET French officials announced Friday the arrest of 7 people who sold fake negative COVID-19 test results at the largest airport in Paris, the AP reported. Officials charged 6 men and 1 woman with forgery, use of forgery and complicity in fraud, according to the AP. The Bobigny prosecutors office […]

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