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Green River District reports 28 new coronavirus cases

The Green River District reported 28 new coronavirus cases on Saturday.

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  Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

  Indianapolis man relocates, volunteers at COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Evansville for weeks

  COVID-19 vaccine clinics held in housing complex lobbies

  Ind. reports 16 new COVID cases, 1 new death in Vanderburgh Co.

  US setting up $1.7B national network to track virus variants

  J&J COVID-19 vaccine clinic canceled in Dubois Co.

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  Green River District reports 1 new COVID-19 death, 37 more cases

  Downtown Evansville restaurant closes for the week due to worker shortage

  Ky. Gov. Beshear responds to report of state workers gaming unemployment system

  Deaconess President provides coronavirus and vaccine updates

  US opens more distance in worldwide race against coronavirus

  Pfizer: 3rd COVID vaccine dose likely needed within 12 months

Coronavirus hug image named World Press Photo of the Year

The image by Danish photographer Mads Nissen captured the moment Rosa Luzia Lunardi was hugged by nurse Adriana Silva da Costa Souza at the Viva Bem care home in Sao Paulo on Aug. 5.

  Study looks at weight gain during pandemic

At the beginning of the pandemic, many people became more sedentary, may have turned to food for comfort, and, according to a recent study, may have gained weight.

  Apple studies whether Apple Watch can detect COVID-19, flu

The company is teaming up with medical researchers to see if its devices can predict early signs of respiratory illnesses, like the flu or coronavirus.

  St Vincent fears COVID-19 outbreak with volcano evacuations

Dr. Simone Keizer-Beache, St. Vincent’s chief medical officer, said Thursday that about a dozen cases have been reported in recent days.

Ind. reports 9 new COVID deaths statewide, 20 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

  Signature HealthCARE SAFEGUARD program aims to limit exposure of infectious viruses

  $1,400 stimulus checks helped March retail sales soar 9.8%

Wabash Co. Health Department holding vaccine clinic at Parkview Chruch

  WHO: Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths

  Posey Co. family hoping for FEMA help after woman’s COVID death

  Muhlenberg Co. moves to ‘green’ on state map

Kentucky’s COVID-19 current incident rate map shows Muhlenberg County is green. This means that case numbers are some of the lowest in the state.

  ‘Red’ states on U.S. electoral map lagging on vaccinations

The CDC reports that nearly 121 million American adults have received at least one coronavirus shot.

  Study: Leaving middle seat open on planes reduces COVID exposure risk

Scientists said it’s important to recognize their study addresses only exposure and not transmission.

1 new COVID-19 case reported in Edwards Co.

There were no new deaths reported in our Illinois area.

  Vaccine advice for pregnant, postpartum women after J&J pause

The medical group is encouraging pregnant and postpartum women who wish to get vaccinated to get either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine instead, even if the J&J vaccine becomes available again.

Green River District reports 1 new COVID-19 death, 35 more cases

The newly reported death was a resident of Henderson County.

  COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinic held at Old National Events Plaza

This is the first time the Vanderburgh County Health Department has opened its clinic to walk-in visitors.

  COVID safety rules may limit your trip — even if you’re vaccinated

Given ongoing international quarantine rules, capacity limits, complicated testing requirements and more, avoid setting your heart on a dream vacation just yet.

  More than a third of Vanderburgh Co. residents fully vaccinated; health department eyes possible EVSC partnership

The number of people across Vanderburgh County getting vaccinated is growing.

  US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after vaccination.

  26 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Henderson Co. Jail

The Henderson County Jailer says 26 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19.

  How J&J vaccine pause is impacting Ky. pharmacies & correctional facilities

In Kentucky, we’ve learned the Johnson and Johnson vaccine has mainly been distributed to correctional facilities and local pharmacies.

  Tri-State reacts after CDC puts Johnson & Johnson vaccine on pause

The decision comes after the CDC reported at least six U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot.

12 new cases reported in local Ill. counties

There were no new deaths reported in our Illinois area.

  Sky Zone, along with area businesses, support Youth First

Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Evansville has a new Youth First Wall of Support.

Poll: 15% of Americans worse off a year into pandemic

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the economy — the United States still has 8.4 million fewer jobs than it had in February 2020, just before the pandemic struck.

  Green River District reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 55 more cases

Federal health officials are recommending a pause in administering the vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

  Selena Gomez and J.Lo headline vax concert for poor nations

The concert, which airs May 8 on ABC, CBS and FOX as well as on iHeartMedia radio stations and YouTube, will also showcase the Foo Fighters, Eddie Vedder, J Balvin and H.E.R.

16 new COVID-19 deaths in Ind., 27 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

Indiana state health officials are notifying all vaccination clinics to pause the administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

  FEMA accepting applicants for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

“This has been a tough year for people financially, and then to may be able to receive some type of reimbursement for a funeral would be of great assistance to them,” said Ziemer.

  Half of US adults to be vaccinated by end of week

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly 46% of adults in the US have already received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and about 28% are fully vaccinated.

  Lt. Governor Coleman visits Western Ky.

She toured the small, one-room vaccine clinic at T & T and thanked Kentuckians for getting vaccinated.

Evansville Catholic schools report 3 new positive COVID-19 cases

The Diocese gives regular updates.

  Drivers wanted: Record demand at Uber as vaccinations rise

The San Francisco ride-hailing company said Monday that total monthly bookings, including food delivery and passenger service, reached an all-time high in March.

  Tweaked COVID vaccines in testing aim to fend off variants

Viruses constantly evolve, and the world is in a race to vaccinate millions and tamp down the coronavirus before even more mutants emerge.

  Gov. Andy Beshear offers incentive for speeding up vaccinations

The Green River District Health Department is reporting nine new coronavirus cases on Monday.

  Ind. reports 24 new COVID cases locally, new no deaths

Monday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 908 new coronavirus cases and three additional deaths.

  Shops, gyms, outdoor dining restart in Britain

Monday sees the easing of restrictions that have been in place in England since early January to suppress a surge in coronavirus infections linked to a more transmissible new variant of the virus.

  COVID-19 vaccine clinic being held in Carmi

There’s a vaccine clinic coming to Floral Hall in Carmi Monday.

  Kentucky Lt. Gov. Coleman making stops in Owensboro, Henderson

Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman is set to visit parts of western Kentucky on Monday.

  Georgia pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine site after adverse reactions

The Georgia Department of Health says the reactions were consistent with common reactions in adults receiving any vaccine.

Ind. reports 18 new COVID-19 cases in Vanderburgh Co.; no new local deaths

Sunday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,198 new coronavirus cases and ten additional deaths.

Report: Hotel will house Olympic athletes with COVID-19

The measure underlines the risk of trying to hold the Olympics and Paralympics during a pandemic.

Health officials report 4 new COVID-19 cases in local Ill. counties

Saturday, Illinois health officials reported four new coronavirus cases in local counties.

Green River District reports 33 new COVID-19 cases

The Green River District Health Department is reporting 33 new coronavirus cases on Saturday.

Ind. reports 11 new COVID-19 cases in Vanderburgh Co.

Saturday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,380 new coronavirus cases and seven more deaths.

  Stalled at first jab: Vaccine shortages hit poor countries

As many as 60 countries might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global program intended to help some of the world's poorest nations are blocked until as late as June.

  Kentucky Wesleyan hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic for employees and students

The clinic will be available for vaccine doses on Friday, Apr. 9, and Friday, Apr. 30.

  CDC ties COVID clusters to youth sports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says youth tournaments and extracurricular activities are creating clusters where coronavirus can spread among children.

  Pfizer asks US to allow more kids to get vaccine

Pfizer asks Food and Drug Administration to expand the use of its COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 12 to 15.

  No region in the world spared as virus cases, deaths surge

Nations around the world are setting new records for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections, and the disease is surging even in some countries that have kept the virus in check.

2 new COVID-19 cases reported in local Ill. counties

The state has now had 1,273,200 total cases and 21,476 total deaths.

Ky. reports 744 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths

Kentucky is reporting that 432,220 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 2.79% statewide.

Ind. reports new COVID death in Dubois Co., 16 statewide

Friday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,374 new COVID-19 cases and 16 new deaths statewide.

  WHO chief decries ‘shocking’ vaccine imbalance

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that on average, one in four people in rich countries has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, compared to only one in 500 people in low-income countries.

  FEMA to start taking applicants for COVID-related funeral reimbursements

A new reimbursement program from the Federal Emergency Management Agency could take some of the financial burden off grieving relatives.

  EVSC faculty, staff receive $1k bonuses for work during pandemic

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation is using grant money to give teachers a bonus for their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Rental car shortages occurring nationwide

More people taking trips means less rental cars.

  Florida sues federal government to allow cruises to sail

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the no-sail order is outdated and hurts the state as the industry generates billions for the economy and employs tens of thousands of Floridians.

  Kentucky unemployment system temporarily shutting down due to fraud claims

Gov. Andy Beshear is set to give an update on coronavirus at 3 p.m. CST on Thursday.

  Governments give varying advice on AstraZeneca vaccine

A patchwork of advice was emerging from governments across Europe and farther afield, a day after the European Union’s drug regulator said there was a “possible link” between the AstraZeneca vaccine and a rare clotting disorder while reiterating the vaccine is safe and effective.

5 new cases, no new deaths reported in local Ill. cases

The state has now had 1,269,196 total cases and 21,457 total deaths.

  Gibson Co. Health Dept. holding J&J vaccine clinic Saturday

Health officials in Gibson County say appointments are still available for a Johnson & Johnson clinic they are holding Saturday at the fairgrounds.

Ind. reports 16 new COVID deaths statewide, 23 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

Thursday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,397 new COVID-19 cases and 16 new deaths statewide.

  COVID-19 patient receives lung transplant from living donors

Kyoto University Hospital said it was the world’s first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a person with COVID-19 lung damage.

Food giveaway being held this weekend in Mt. Carmel

That giveaway is scheduled to start at 12:30 p.m., and organizers say it is open to anyone.

  Baptist Health reduces number of vaccine clinics weekly

Officials gathered at Baptist Health Wednesday to hear updates on the current state of COVID-19 in the Madisonville area.

  10 more Vaccinated at St. James Missionary Baptist

Inside Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church, ten received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.