coronavirus

Mexico Surpasses 230,000 Confirmed Cases

(CNN) - Mexico has surpassed 230,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The country's Health Ministry announced on Wednesday there are now 231,770 registered infections nationwide. So far, Mexico has registered 28,510 deaths from coronavirus. The figures come on the same…

Amazon Tracking Outbreaks At Warehouses

(CNN) - Amazon has been tracking coronavirus case data at its warehouses. The e-commerce giant has refused for months to reveal data on the number of cases in its warehouses. Amazon claims the data itself "isn't particularly useful." But…

Children May Be Able To Spread Virus

(CNN)  - A new study suggests children may be able to transmit coronavirus similar to infected adults. Researchers from the Geneva University hospitals and the University of Geneva surveyed 23 children ranging in age from seven days old to…

Senate Passes PPP Extension Hours Before Deadline

(CNN) - With just hours to spare; the Senate passed an extension to the Paycheck Protection Program. The move came Tuesday night, extending the PPP to August 8th. The program was set to expire with more than $130-billion in…

Mexico Implements "Traffic Light" Tracing System

(CNN) - Mexico implements new “traffic light” system to help ease restrictions in regions. The country’s Health Minister said during the daily briefing, the system with four colors show the transmission level in each state and the hospital bed…

Columbus High Ready to Get Back to Work

The Columbus High Blue Devils are preparing for their their return to the field. Monday, July 6th marks the first day Muscogee County schools can have sanctioned practices. Phil Marino is hoping his…

IRS Not Extending Tax Deadline, Returns Due July 15

(CNN) - The Internal Revenue Service is not extending the tax deadline. The 2019 tax filing and payment deadline is coming up on July 15th. It was postponed by April 15th because of the coronavirus pandemic. For people who…

Price Set For COVID Drug Remdesivir

(CNN) - Gilead Sciences is setting prices for its COVID-19 drug Remdesivir as it moves out of its donation period. It will be $390.00 per vial for some parts the US government, and for the governments of developed countries.…

Bonnaroo Canceled Due To COVID-19

(CNN) - Bonnaroo is a gone-a-roo. At least for this year. The big Tennessee music festival has been canceled because of continued concerns over COVID-19. Back in March Bonnaroo's organizers moved its regular June dates to September, but now…

Mexico Reports Over 5,000 New Cases, 1,000 New Deaths

(CNN) - Mexico reported over 5,000 new COVID-19 cases and nearly 1,000 deaths Wednesday, as the country nears 200,000 total confirmed infections. The Health Ministry reported 5,437 new cases over the past 24 hours. Mexico's total number of confirmed…