The new testing guidelines reversed the CDC's position to recommend that people exposed to COVID-19, but who are asymptomatic , not be tested. After Monday, August 24 when the USA agency changed the guidelines, the website says: "If you have been in close contact (within 6 feet) of a person with a COVID-19 infection for at least 15 minutes but do not have symptoms ", there is no need for a Coronavirus test "unless you are a vulnerable individual or your health care provider or ...
In Scotland and Northern Ireland, secondary school pupils will have to wear masks in corridors and communal areas, and in parts of England under local lockdown measures. The change is being seen as another policy U-turn, just weeks after ministers were forced to scrap the use of an algorithm which gave 17- and 18-year-olds lower-than-expected exam grades.
In Louisiana, there are at least 109,811 customers with no electricity and 19,270 in Texas. And it would be equal to the strongest-recorded hurricane ever to come ashore in Louisiana - a massive 1856 storm that so devastated Last Island, a pleasure retreat for sugar barons, that it all but disappeared.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers called in up to 250 members of the National Guard and declared an emergency ahead of Tuesday night's violence. Bystanders recorded the violence during the third night of protests over Kenosha police shooting Jacob Blake multiple times in the back at point-blank range on Sunday.
The violence occurred as hundreds of protesters marched for a third night in anger after Jacob Blake was seen in video being shot up to seven times at point-blank range by a white Kenosha police officer on Sunday. The Kenosha Police Department, which has also declined to provide details of what happened, has been at the center of criticism from demonstrators, who protested for a third night on Tuesday.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in July said Beijing's claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea "are completely unlawful, as is its campaign of bullying to control them". Taiwan military's latest move comes days after China media revealed details of PLA's new Tianlei 500, a 500kg (1,100lb) precision-guided munitions dispenser and air-to-surface missile.