How long does a COVID-19 illness last? Your virus questions answered, plus the latest news | National

How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last?

It depends. Most coronavirus patients have mild to moderate illness and recover quickly. Older, sicker patients tend to take longer to recover. That includes those who are obese, or have high blood pressure and other chronic diseases.

The World Health Organization says recovery typically takes two to six weeks. One U.S. study found that around 20% of non-hospitalized individuals ages

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Latest coronavirus news for October 14, 2020: Live updates

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Half of U.S. states now on Chicago’s travel advisory list

A sign along the Indiana-Illinois state line in Dyer, Ind.,

Sun-Times file

Indiana has joined the states on Chicago’s emergency travel order after a surge of coronavirus cases in the Hoosier state.

People coming to Chicago from states on the list are asked to quarantine for 14 days, though there are exceptions for necessary trips, such as for medical care or travel by essential workers.

Changes to the

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Trump, Biden trips illustrate Electoral College calculations; Barrett refuses recusal in election cases | National News

The latest headlines and other things you should know today from the 2020 election.

There are 21 days until Election Day. Here’s today’s latest.

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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Big Island News and Information

Gov. David Ige. Courtesy photo.

All counties will participate in Hawai‘i’s pre-travel coronavirus testing program following negotiations between Gov. David Ige and the mayors of the state’s various counties.

Hawai‘i County will implement the strictest policy, requiring an antigen test for all arriving trans-Pacific travelers. This will be a second test following the mandatory test required at least 72 hours before any travel to Hawai‘i from the mainland. These tests

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Hawaii’s murky reopening, more SFO flights, T-giving travel plans + more travel news

In this week’s TravelSkills on SFGATE newsletter…

With just a few days left before Hawaii-bound travelers can skip quarantine and head straight for the beach, the Aloha State’s plan to reopen tourism is showing as many cracks and fissures as a lava field. The confusion and uncertainty around booking trips will likely prevent an onslaught of visitors right away. Plus Oakland just made a very smart move regarding its free … Read More

The state releases its list of ‘Trusted Testing and Travel Partners’ – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

The state of Hawaii will only accept test results from Trusted Testing and Travel Partners listed here: AFC Urgent Care, Bartell Drugs, Carbon Health, CityHealth Urgent Care, Color, CVS Health, Discovery Health MD, Kaiser Permanente, Quest Diagnostics, Vault Health and Walgreens.

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

• Local airlines acquires ERJ-145 aircraft
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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SAU 16 Joint Board approves $2.5M SAU operations budget – News – seacoastonline.com

EXETER — The SAU 16 Joint Board approved the 2020-21 SAU operations budget after a public hearing and board meeting on Sept. 28.

The $2,552,591 budget represents an increase of .68%, or $17,245.83, over the current year’s budget. It was approved by the Joint Board by a vote of 28-2.

About 91% of the budget is contractual and

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Spirit of Adventure debut pushed back into 2021 | News

The latest addition to the Saga ocean cruise fleet, Spirit of Adventure, was handed over earlier in Emden, Germany, by shipbuilder Meyer Werft.

Spirit of Adventure is the second purpose-built boutique cruise ship for the brand, joining Spirit of Discovery which became part of the Saga Cruise fleet with much fanfare in July last year.

Spirit of Adventure has 554 all balcony cabins and can accommodate 999 passengers with a

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APEX Surface Care Incorporates Latest ICE Robotics For High-Tech Commercial Maintenance | News

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — APEX Surface Care, the nation’s most experienced, reliable and sustainable surface care company, today announced it has integrated industry-leading ICE Robotics autonomous cleaning equipment and technology into its surface care solutions, delivering a more modern, efficient and data-driven maintenance approach. By incorporating the latest high-tech equipment, APEX Surface Care is raising the bar for North America’s most image-conscious facilities.

Incorporating robotics into

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Two downtown hotels get boost from Blue Jays’ games in Buffalo | Local News



Tom Long

Tom Long, general manager of the Westin on Delaware.




The hotel has hosted pro hockey teams and entertainers before, but circumstances were different this time.

“It did open your eyes on how serious they took Covid and all the protocols that were in place,” Long said.

That included the occupancy limits for elevators. “Almost every player walked the stairs every time they went up or down,” Long said.

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Neighbors: Inn brings the world to her door | News Sun

ALBION — In January 2009, Albion resident Tammy Luce was in the crawl space of her historic red brick home, trying to feed wires for cable TV and the telephone up through the floor. Friends were waiting above, ready to grab the wires.

The temperature was well below freezing.

“I love ice fishing, but I’ve never been that cold in my life,” Luce said. “I was in there two or

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Steven Glovsky of Wayland: Final thoughts on epic road trip – News – The Weston Town Crier

Aside from pure courage, perseverance most characterized the women of the suffrage movement. They kept on for decades, compelled to pass the torch from generation to generation before getting it done.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to our Constitution, enfranchising all American women. Big celebrations were in the works for Seneca Falls, New York, where Elizabeth Cady Stanton gathered early women’s rights leaders in July

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Subtle shifts in travel may drive long recovery: trade group | News

As air travel struggles to return to pre-coronavirus levels, the industry is adopting new patterns of operating that might become permanent during a prolonged recovery, the airline trade group Airlines for America (A4A) says.

In particular, airlines are likely to continue to offer customer flexibility, to periodically rethink fleets and routes, and focus on retaining a core group of employees.

But any meaningful recovery will also require widely accepted vaccination,

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With Federal Aid Stalled, No Help for California Budget Cuts | California News

By ADAM BEAM, Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When state lawmakers in July cut $150 million from the California court system, they offered this hope to stressed-out administrators: The cuts would vanish if Congress sent the state more money before Oct. 15.

Riverside County Superior Court officials were optimistic. They stopped buying things and halted all travel and training but put off more painful cuts while they waited for

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Scott Morrison casts gloom on Australia’s prospects for quarantine-free travel with Europe and US | Australia news

Scott Morrison has confirmed Australia will move “very cautiously” to reopen quarantine-free travel with a “handful” of countries, raising the prospect Europe and the United States will be excluded until 2022 unless a Covid vaccine is available.

Morrison made the comments at a doorstop in Redbank, campaigning with Queensland’s Liberal National party leader, Deb Frecklington, and targeting the Labor premier Annastacia Palaszczuk over the state’s reluctance to remove its state

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Debate cancelled as Trump plans first in-person events since Covid diagnosis – as it happened | US news

Hicks had tested negative last Wednesday, the morning after Trump’s first debate with Joe Biden, but she started feeling unwell at a rally in Duluth, Minn., that night. She quarantined herself on Air Force One on the return trip, discreetly enough that other staffers did not know she was ill. When the plane landed, she exited from the rear entrance.

The next morning, Hicks reported for work at the White

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Hotel association: Closures coming without more aid – News – Wicked Local

PLYMOUTH – A country with 30 percent of the hotels it had in 2019?

That’s what The American Hotel & Lodging Association says America will face if more congressional aid is not forthcoming.

According to The American Hotel & Lodging Association, 74 percent of hotels nationwide will be forced to lay off additional employees, and two-thirds of hotels won’t survive another six months without another COVID stimulus bill.

With approximately

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Durham duo taking trip of lifetime in bus, skipping remote learning – News – seacoastonline.com

DURHAM — Roughly two years ago, longtime Durham friends Charlie Brooks and Matthew Williams sat at a Dunkin’ Donuts and pondered a mutual desire: How much fun would it be to travel together for an extended period of time without worrying about other responsibilities?

Starting on Friday, coming amid the oddest and most unforeseen circumstances, the young men began to fulfill that dream.

After about six months of labor, Brooks

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MP Margaret Ferrier: decision to travel despite Covid due to ‘panic’ | UK news

MP Margaret Ferrier has broken her silence to explain how she “panicked” when she received a positive result for a coronavirus test in her Westminster office after taking part in a Commons debate.

Despite the barrage of criticism that followed the revelations 12 days ago that the suspended SNP MP travelled to London after taking the test, then returned to Scotland by train after receiving a positive result, Ferrier said

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