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Louisiana lifts mask mandate amid sharp drop in COVID cases

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana is ending its statewide indoor mask mandate after emerging from its latest and worst coronavirus spike of the pandemic and seeing a sharp decline in new COVID-19 infections, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday.

Four new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Tuesday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 7.02% as of Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas – The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports eight new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Tuesday evening, there are: Four new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 32 currently…

Hong Kong to tighten COVID-19 rules, hopes China reopens

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong will tighten COVID-19 restrictions despite a lack of local outbreaks to better align with China’s policies and increase chances of quarantine-free travel between the territory and mainland, leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday.

US details new international COVID-19 travel requirements

WASHINGTON (AP) — Children under 18 and people from dozens of countries with a shortage of vaccines will be exempt from new rules that will require most travelers to the United States be vaccinated against COVID-19, the Biden administration announced.

COVID cases falling, but trouble signs arise as winter looms

Tumbling COVID-19 case counts have some schools around the U.S. considering relaxing their mask rules, but deaths nationally have been ticking up over the past few weeks, some rural hospitals are showing signs of strain, and cold weather is setting in.

Ivey directs agencies to resist COVID vaccination mandate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday directed state agencies not to cooperate with the federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate, where possible, and instead help with the state's efforts to file a lawsuit challenging the vaccination requirements.

Eight new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Monday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 7.99% as of Monday

VICTORIA, Texas – The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports eight new cases of COVID-19 Monday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Monday evening, there are: Eight new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 50 currently…

Maryland governor urges COVID-19 boosters for those eligible

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday urged all eligible state residents to get COVID-19 booster shots, especially those with health conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes, and the governor said the state will begin vaccinating children as soon as the federal government approves.