Dr. Raymond Pontzer, UPMC St. Margaret’s Chief of Infectious Disease, told KDKA there’s actually not enough “heat in and of itself” on this planet to kill the coronavirus and “you have to have a higher temperature than you can get in our atmosphere. Eighty or 90 degrees doesn’t kill the virus.” … [Read more...] about Does Heat Kill Coronavirus?
“We know everybody’s working hard to be safe and create the best new normal we can with COVID-19, and we are deeply grateful for the cooperation of our employer community and so many others, and we hope this tool can help promote accountability as we continue to reopen Massachusetts,” Gov. Charlie Baker said at a press conference. “Our success on the reopening piece will be driven in many ways by compliance with the Workforce Safety Standards that have been developed.” … [Read more...] about State Launches Website To Takes Reports Of Coronavirus Safety Non-Compliance
It’s unclear where the employee contracted the virus. The transit service notes that all employees have their temperatures checked before each work shift and both drivers and riders are required to wear masks. … [Read more...] about SacRT Bus Driver Tests Positive For Coronavirus
The active total also accounts for over one-third of the facility’s total inmate population – the CDCR said the prison’s population was reduced to just under 3,500 at the end of June to promote crowding and better social distancing. … [Read more...] about 2 More San Quentin Inmates Die From Coronavirus Upping Death Count To 9
San Joaquin County was one of 29 counties on the state’s watch list ordered to indoor operations of fitness centers, places of worship, non-critical offices, personal care services, hair salons, barbershops and malls. Bars and indoor dining were already ordered to close in those counties on the watch list. … [Read more...] about San Joaquin County Sheriff Tested Positive For Coronavirus
“It’s clear that after months of quarantine, combined with the reopening of many sectors in the span of several weeks, we’ve had a lot of people disregard the very practices that allowed us to slow the spread,” L.A. County health director Dr. Barbara Ferrer said on Monday. “And unfortunately, this cannot continue. Our inability to follow the most basic infection-control and distancing directives leads to serious illness and even the deaths of people we love and the deaths of those who are loved by others. And the evidence is overwhelmingly clear about the impact. … [Read more...] about LA County Reports Over 4,000 New Coronavirus Cases, 46 More Deaths