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Oklahoma female prisoner treated for virus dies

Oklahoma female prisoner treated for virus dies

Health
LONDON — Social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England from Monday, as the government tries to curb a significant rise in coronavirus cases.The legal limit on all social gatherings will be reduced from the current 30 people to six, and the new law will apply to parties both indoors and outdoors - including private homes, restaurants and parks. Failure to comply could result in a 100-pound ($ 130) fine.Downing Street said urgent action was needed after 2,988 laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases were recorded in the U.K. on Sunday – the largest daily figure since May.Weddings, school, funerals and organized team sports are exempt, and larger gatherings will also be allowed if the household or “support bubble” is larger than six.———HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TH...
Mel Gibson treated in hospital after contracting coronavirus

Mel Gibson treated in hospital after contracting coronavirus

Entertainment
Mel Gibson spent a week in hospital in Los Angeles being treated for coronavirus, it has emerged.The 64-year-old actor and filmmaker received treatment after contracting COVID-19 in April, his agent confirmed to The Daily Telegraph in Australia. "He tested positive in April and spent a week in the hospital," the representative said."He has tested negative numerous times since then as well as positive for the antibodies."The agent added that the Braveheart star had been treated with the drug Remdesivir during his hospital stay. Advertisement ...
Coronavirus: 12 patients treated by two coronavirus GPs being traced

Coronavirus: 12 patients treated by two coronavirus GPs being traced

Health
Media playback is unsupported on your device Twelve patients treated by two British GPs with coronavirus are being traced, the BBC understands.One worked in A&E at Worthing Hospital in West Sussex and the other is a Brighton GP - they are two of the eight UK cases.Between them, they worked at four different places, including a nursing home, A&E and two GP practices.Worthing Hospital continues to operate as normal, a Department of Health spokeswoman said. It comes after three medical centres were closed in Brighton for precautionary deep cleaning.The World Health Organization has named the disease that the virus causes Covid-19.Public Health England is contacting the small number of patients seen by the GP who worked a shift in A&E,...
Murder of Scandinavian tourists being treated as a ‘terrorist act,' more arrests made

Murder of Scandinavian tourists being treated as a ‘terrorist act,' more arrests made

World
Three more men have been arrested for the murder of two Scandinavian women in Africa's Atlas Mountains, as authorities are now investigating the attack as a possible “terrorist” act. The bodies of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, and Maren Ueland, 28, from Denmark and Norway, respectively, were discovered in the Atlas Mountains on Monday. Authorities arrested a man named Khayali Abderrahmane in Marrakesh on suspicion of murder. An anonymous source at the Moroccan Central Office of Judicial Research (BCIJ) told ABC News that three more suspects have now been arrested. The men, named by the BCIJ as Abdessamad Ejjoud, Younes Ouaziad and Rachid El Afati, had been on the run but were arrested after being identified by CCTV cameras. The source said that Abderrahmane, the main ...
Children burned in Guatemala volcano eruption to be treated in US

Children burned in Guatemala volcano eruption to be treated in US

World
Guatemalan children who were seriously burned in a deadly volcanic eruption in their home country will be brought to the United States for treatment, officials said. Shriners Hospitals for Children, a Florida-based charity providing pediatric specialty care in 22 non-profit medical facilities, said in a statement Tuesday that it will admit several children who are in critical condition with burn injuries from Sunday's eruption. The U.S. military was expected to move the children more than 1,500 miles to the Galveston Shriners Hospital pediatric burn center in Galveston, Texas, according to the charity. The U.S. Southern Command confirmed to ABC News that six children were scheduled to be airlifted Wednesday from Guatemala City. The Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, in Guatemala o...