Connect with us

Health

Coronavirus survives on skin five times longer than flu: study – Medical Xpress

The coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, Japanese researchers have found, in a discovery they said showed the need for frequent hand washing…

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

The coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, Japanese researchers have found, in a discovery they said showed the need for frequent hand washing to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
The pathogen that causes the flu survives on human skin for about 1.8 hours by comparison, said the study published this month in the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal.
“The nine-hour survival of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus strain that causes COVID-19) on human skin may increase the risk of contact transm…

Click here to view the original article.

Health

California passes 900,000 coronavirus cases; L.A. County nears 300,000 – Los Angeles Times

Across the state’s 58 counties, Los Angeles County remains by far the hardest hit, with nearly 300,000 cases and 6,989 deaths.

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

The number of Californias confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 900,000 on Saturday, with total related deaths topping more than 17,300, public health officials reported.
Across the states 58 counties, Los Angeles County remains by far the hardest hit, with nearly 300,000 cases and 6,989 deaths. On Saturday, the L.A. County Department of Public Health confirmed 2,173 new cases and 17 new deaths.
As we move closer to the tragic milestone of 7,000 deaths in L.A. County and are seeing an increase…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

Health

San Diego County COVID-19 Update – 10-24-2020 – countynewscenter.com

Here is today’s COVID-19 update from the County Health and Human Services Agency with data through Oct. 23.

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

Here is todays COVID-19 update from the County Health and Human Services Agency with data through Oct. 23.
State Metrics:

  • San Diego Countys state-calculated, adjusted case rate is currently 7.0 per 100,000 residents, placing the County in the Red Tier.
  • The testing positivity percentage is 3.3%, placing the County in Tier 3 or the Orange Tier.
  • The states health equity metric looks at the testing positivity for areas with the lowest healthy conditions.
  • The Countys health equity testing positivity percentage…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

Health

Coronavirus update San Antonio, Oct. 24: Officials report 215 new COVID-19 cases, no new virus-related deaths – KSAT San Antonio

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 64,476 total COVID-19 cases and 1,232 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Saturday, an increase of 215 new…

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

SAN ANTONIO The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 64,476 total COVID-19 cases and 1,232 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Saturday, an increase of 215 new cases.
No new deaths were reported today.
As of Friday, the 7-day moving average of cases is 177.
City officials also reported that 220 patients are hospitalized, 85 are in the intensive care unit and 41 are on ventilators. There are 14% of staffed beds available and 72% of ventilators available.
MORE
CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

Trending

You might also like ...

post featured image
San Diego County COVID-19 Update – 10-24-2020 – countynewscenter.com
post featured image
Coronavirus update San Antonio, Oct. 24: Officials report 215 new COVID-19 cases, no new virus-related deaths – KSAT San Antonio
post featured image
COVID-19: Far Rockaway Healthcare Facility Cited By Feds For Violations – Rutherford Daily Voice