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Trump, Biden trips illustrate Electoral College calculations

With Election Day just three weeks away, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden concentrated Tuesday on battleground states both see as critical to clinching an Electoral College victory, tailoring their travel to best motivate voters who could

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Air travel records low COVID-19 infections with 44 total cases | The Guardian Nigeria News

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has demonstrated the low incidence of in-flight COVID-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases.

Since the start of 2020, there have been 44 cases of COVID-19 reported in which transmission is thought to have been associated with a flight, inclusive of confirmed, probable and potential cases. Over the same period some 1.2 billion passengers have travelled.

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Indiana, 3 Other States Added To Chicago Travel Quarantine Order As Cases In Hoosier State Continue To Surge

CHICAGO (CBS) — Indiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and New Mexico have been added to the list of states and territories covered by the city’s emergency travel order, which requires people to self-quarantine for 14 days after arriving from COVID-19 hotspots.

Effective Friday, the city’s travel quarantine order now applies to 25 states and Puerto Rico. The list now includes: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi,

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Covid-19 Cases Are Back To July Levels, And Rising Fast

Here we go again. Seven months into the coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19 numbers are going in the wrong direction in 29 of 50 states.

Despite President Trump saying repeatedly that Covid-19 is “going away,” the data shows that the virus is not going anywhere.

The U.S. is seeing widespread increases in Covid-19 cases at

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Chicago residents urged not to travel to Indiana amid surge in coronavirus cases

CHICAGO — Indiana hasn’t made Chicago’s quarantine list yet, but officials from the Windy City are urging residents not to travel to the Hoosier State, citing rising COVID-19 numbers.

The city updated its emergency travel order last week. Indiana was added to the warning category:

Indiana is seeing a daily case average of over 15 cases/100k/day. To allow residents enough time to plan travel to this border state, it has

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Australia in Travel Talks With Japan, Korea as Coronavirus Cases Ease | World News

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia is in talks with Japan, South Korea, Singapore and South Pacific nations on reopening travel as coronavirus infections ease, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday.

Australia shut its borders in March to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and is looking to revive tourism to help pull the country out of its first recession in nearly three decades.

While Australia has managed to contain

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New Brunswick reports 14 new cases of COVID-19, travel advisories issued

New Brunswick officials announced 14 new cases of COVID-19 in the province Sunday, all linked to outbreaks in Moncton and Campbellton.

In response to the rise in active cases, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador issued advisories urging residents to avoid travel to those two regions of New Brunswick.

The cases in the Campbellton region (Zone 5) are three people between the ages of 30 and 39, two people

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UCC confirm cases of COVID-19 in campus accommodation

University College Cork (UCC) has today confirmed the presence of COVID-19 among a number of students living in on-campus accommodation.

The college confirmed to the Irish Times that three cases of the virus were diagnosed in student accommodation after the information surfaced on social media a number of days ago.

The accommodation remains open while measures are in place such as enhanced cleaning to ensure the safety of other students

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UCC confirms cases among students in campus accommodation

University College Cork (UCC) has confirmed that it has notified the Health Service Executive (HSE) of a number of cases of Covid-19 among students in campus accommodation. The university said the appropriate protocols have been put in place.

Three cases of Covid-19 in a university run accommodation block were reported on social media earlier this week and UCC has now confirmed to The Irish Times that a number of cases

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Douglas Uggah: S’wakians should avoid non-essential travel to lower Covid-19 cases

KUCHING: Sarawakians should avoid non-essential travel outside the state in October in order to bring down the number of imported Covid-19 cases, says Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah (pic).

The Deputy Chief Minister said this advice was based on data which showed that 29 of the 40 cases reported in Sarawak in the last 14 days were imported.

He said seven cases were imported from overseas, while 22 came from

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Chicago quarantine COVID-19 travel order: Alaska added to list; officials warn of rising Indiana coronavirus cases

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago’s COVID-19 emergency travel order was updated to include Alaska Tuesday, with Georgia and Texas being removed.

Chicago health officials are also warning about rising cases in Indiana, which could be added to the quarantine order next week if the state’s average daily cases does not decrease.

States on the travel order are seeing new cases at a rate of greater than 15 per 100,000 per day

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Rising COVID Cases Will Stall UK Recovery, Budget Watchdog Warns | Investing News

By David Milliken and Andy Bruce

LONDON (Reuters) – A sharp rise in coronavirus cases is likely to cause Britain’s economic recovery to stall until the resurgence comes under control, the country’s budget watchdog said on Wednesday.

Britain has recorded more than 14,000 new cases on each of the past two days, the most since mass testing began in April, and has increased curbs on socialising, with Scotland announcing the

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111 coronavirus cases at University of Sunderland with outbreaks mainly clustered around student accommodation

The University of Sunderland has seen 24 new cases of coronavirus this week bringing the total number of cases to 111.

102 students and nine staff have tested positive for the illness and are self-isolating.

The University has said that the majority of cases are centred around student accommodation.

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There has now been a total of 85 cases of Covid-19 at the University of Sunderland.
There has now been a total of 85
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Head of Northwestern Health Unit addresses risks of travelling as COVID-19 cases rise across provinces

The head of the Northwestern Health Unit is asking residents in the region to assess the “risk and benefits” of travelling domestically as COVID-19 cases rise across the country.

Dr. Kit Young Hoon said in a press conference on Tuesday that the health unit is monitoring the rise in COVID-19 numbers in the province, and within the Winnipeg Health Authority area, and is looking closely at whether those recommendations should

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Northwestern Ontario residents told to avoid non-essential travel to Manitoba as COVID-19 cases climb

Residents in northwestern Ontario are being warned not to travel outside their region because of a spike in COVID-19 cases in both Manitoba and southern Ontario.

“Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Manitoba and southern Ontario, non-essential travel outside of northern Ontario should be avoided,” said Dr. Kit Young-Hoon, medical officer of health at Northwestern Health Unit, in an Oct. 1 news release.

That health unit serves a

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Can I travel to Italy from the UK? Latest FCO advice, Covid-19 cases and if it could be added to the quarantine list

A few months ago, when Italy was the European epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, a summer trip to Rome or Venice looked impossible.

Since then, the country managed to reduce the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which put Italian holidays back on the cards.

However, the UK Government has refused to rule out scrapping air bridges and reinstating quarantine rules for any countries which see spikes in infections.

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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records seven new Covid cases and two deaths as Qld border to open 1 November | Australia news

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1,362 new Illinois coronavirus cases as Chicago adds four more states to travel quarantine list

Public health officials on Tuesday announced 1,362 more people have tested for COVID-19 in Illinois, the lowest number of new cases confirmed in a single day statewide in almost three weeks.

The latest coronavirus cases were detected among 45,624 tests submitted to the Illinois Department of Public Health, lowering the state’s average testing positivity rate over the last week to 3.6%. Tuesday’s daily caseload is the lowest since the state

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Can I travel to Spain from the UK? Foreign Office advice, latest quarantine rules and Covid-19 cases update

A few months ago it almost felt like holidays to Spain could be back to normal.

The Government had announced a list of air-bridges, which would mean travellers could avoid two weeks of quarantine after foreign travel, and the Mediterranean was open for business.

It didn’t take long, however, for cases to rise and the rush to return from Spain began to avoid 14 days at home when it was

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CDC says seasonal flu cases hit record lows around the world

Social distancing may have kept cases of the flu at historic lows around the world, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests.

Data from Australia, Chile and South Africa shows a tiny fraction of influenza cases from April to July, the months that constitute the typical flu season in the Southern Hemisphere.

In those three regions, there were just 51 influenza positive specimens among 83,307

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