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What is the Delta variant? Formerly known as B.1.617.2, or the Indian strain, Delta is the name given to a new variant of the strain which devastated India during its second wave. Is Delta more transmissible between young people? It could be. The Delta variant was found in 140 outbreaks in schools and educational settings …

Mr Weimar said locking down the Kings Park complex earlier would not have necessarily prevented more csases. “It highlights how important the circuit breaker has been in terms of minimising movement,” he said. “The recently identified people at Southbank and those in the last 10 days have had far fewer movements in the community, and …

By Richard Wood10 Jun 2021 23:19 Queensland has recorded no new COVID-19 cases, easing concerns about new local infections after a couple who travelled from Victoria to the Sunshine State tested positive earlier this week. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the figures were good news and praised the 6000 people who had come forward for …

In Jackson, the month of June is off to a blistering start. The valley is set to experience several unseasonably hot days in the coming week, with highs expected to reach the upper 80s and low 90s. Locals will have noticed temperatures fluctuating in the past weeks between unusually cold and exceedingly warm extremes. According …

Yakima School District Technology Director Andy Gonzalez was named Regional Classified School Employee of the Year on Wednesday for his leadership in expanding internet and technology access for students. “There’s thousands and thousands of fabulous classified employees across our region … Andy is a fantastic classified employee and what a great representative of our group,” …

A vaccination blitz is underway in Victoria, with aged care and disability workers now a top priority. From tomorrow until Sunday, commonwealth managed private aged care homes and the residential disability sector will be given priority access to walk-in vaccination hubs around Victoria when they present evidence of their employment. The Royal Exhibition Building, the Melbourne Convention …

Hudson Headwaters serves communities from Moreau to the Canadian border, said Jane Hooper, community relations manager for the organization. The network has brick and mortar clinics, “but many places throughout the Adirondacks are underserved,” she said. “Mobile is a good way for us to work with those communities.” Staff at Hudson Headwaters worked with Farber …

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A mass shooting at a northwest Miami-Dade banquet hall on Sunday has left two dead and over 20 injured. “They took your brother! They took your brother,” a distraught father screamed. READ MORE: Coast Guard Suspends Search For 10 Cuban Migrants Who Went Missing After Boat Overturned Near Key West He told …

Many of Anesis’ clients are people of color, many of whom were deeply affected by the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, the protests that followed and further police shootings of Black people last year, McNair said. The high-profile nature of those events and the heated debate around police accountability could …

Superstorm Sandy brought thousands of people to county evacuation shelters at the Jersey Shore in 2012. Were another Sandy to happen during a record-breaking 2020 hurricane season, government officials grapple with how evacuations will keep people not only safe but healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. “An evacuation destination is the most critical component of a …