Receipt of federal unemployment benefits resulted in 44,165 (15.7%) of the 281,289 households who applied for SNAP between March and July of last year being denied food assistance, as the boost in unemployment benefits pushed those families over the income limit. Another 2,185 households who […]
Day: January 7, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – After the Oklahoma State Department of Health launched an online COVID-19 scheduling portal, many Oklahomans rushed to register to receive the vaccine. Organizers say the portal is designed to let Oklahomans know when they are eligible to receive the vaccine. On […]
A Kidder County man in his 30s was among the additional deaths announced Thursday, and his death marks the eighth person in their 30s to die from COVID-19 in North Dakota throughout the pandemic. The vast majority of the state’s now 1,342 deaths were North […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Different groups are teaming up to provide more ways for people to get tested for COVID-19. Dr. Christopher Chao said it’s a busy start to the New Year at WakeMed. “Unfortunately, the predictions we made earlier this year about the winter […]
The U.S. has only four percent of the world’s population — and yet it accounts for 20 percent of all COVID deaths. New Yorker writer Lawrence Wright discusses America’s pandemic year.
Around 28,500 coronavirus infections and 909 deaths have been reported since the pandemic began. By contrast, the US, which is the hardest-hit country, has recorded more than 21 million infections and nearly 362,000 people have died with the disease.
“Schools have made decisions as best they can, we are trying to be supportive in saying, ‘we know this is going to be difficult, we know there are some people that are going to be disappointed, but it is right that we prioritise health workers, […]
People who live in different places can form an “extended household” in the following circumstances: People who live alone If you are an adult and you live alone, or if all others in your household are under 18, you, any children who live with you, […]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is “open” to the idea of producing Russia’s coronavirus vaccine in the European Union, according to a spokesperson for her office. Germany has so far administered the highest number of inoculations among the 27 European nations since the rollout began in […]
A record number of people died from Covid the last two days in America as rioters stormed U.S. Capitol
The number of new daily cases continues to soar, as well. The country reported over 253,100 new cases on Wednesday, bringing the seven-day average up over 222,600, the highest it’s ever been, according to a CNBC analysis of Johns Hopkins University data. That’s an indication […]