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Poll: 1 in 5 unvaccinated Kentuckians open to getting COVID-19 vaccine

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One in five unvaccinated Kentuckians say they are open to getting the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a new poll from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. The state’s hospitals are filled with COVID patients, and according to Gov. Andy Beshear, about 90 beds are left in Intensive Care Units. Sixty-six Kentucky hospitals report “critical” staffing shortages, and at least two dozen will soon receive backup help from the National Guard.
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Portugal is ‘at the end of a pandemic phase’: Chief epidemiologist

The head of the Division of Epidemiology and Statistics (DSIA) of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS), Pedro Pinto Leite, said that Portugal is “at the end of a pandemic phase”. He explained that the pandemic is on a “declining trend”. There is an average of 195 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and a difference of 96% compared to the same period last year.
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Covid Patients Are Overwhelming Intensive Care Units In These States

With coronavirus infection rates remaining stubbornly high, more than 24,000 Americans are currently hospitalized in intensive care units with Covid-19, leaving little capacity for new admittances in several states. Key Facts. Some 81.4% of U.S. intensive care unit beds are in use, up slightly from fewer than 78% about a...
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391 patients succumb to death in last 24 hrs

Tehran (IP) – Iran Health Ministry announced on Sunday that 391 death cases due to COVID-19 had been registered during the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 117,000. Iran Press/Iran News: According to definitive laboratory findings from yesterday to September 19, 2021, 5,424,835 people in the country...
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Government examining indicators, threshold values to be used when Malaysia enters endemic phase

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is examining the indicators and threshold values that will be used when the nation transitions into the endemic phase of Covid-19. Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz, said he is currently engaged in discussions with the Health Ministry and other relevant ministries before the matter is brought to the attention of the National Security Council (NSC) and the Special Committee on Pandemic Management.
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COVID cases decline slightly statewide

The number of COVID-19 cases reported in the state over the last week totaled a little more 700 per day, but that number is a lot less than in previous weeks. “Things appear to be slowing down,” Troy Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Rick Smith said. “We had a slight decline in the number of cases reported statewide over the weekend. [At TRMC] we’re testing fewer and fewer people and we’re getting lower positivity rates.”
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Marietta Daily Journal

Cobb Schools COVID-19 cases decline for fourth week in a row

The Cobb County School District is touting a 44% decrease in COVID-19 cases since the week of Aug. 27, when weekly cases peaked. Cobb schools had 576 new COVID-19 cases this week, bringing the total for the school year to 4,978 cases. Among the district’s 114 schools, 90% have reported...
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Iran logs 364 COVID deaths in 24 hrs

Tehran (IP) – Iran's Health Ministry announced that 364 of COVID-19 death cases had been registered during the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 116,436. Iran Press/ Iran news: According to definitive laboratory findings from yesterday to September 17, 2021, 5,396,013 people in the country have contracted COVID-19, and 4,708,195 of the infected people recovered.
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The News Roundup — Domestic

One in 500 Americans has died of COVID-19. Intensive Care Units in many states, especially in the South, are critically full, causing those without the disease to wait to see a physician or receive treatment. House Democrats prepped a plan to bump the corporate tax rate to pay for President...
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County cases are down, deaths and hospitalizations persist

Miami County has 160 new Covid-19 cases – down 57 cases since Sept. 8. The county currently has 200 to 210 active cases, down from 225 active cases last Friday, Sept. 10. Emergency Management Coordinator Mark Whelan delivered that news to county commissioners at their Wednesday, Sept. 15, meeting. Two...
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The Utah doctor denies that the intensive care unit is overloaded

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune offers free access to critical stories about the coronavirus. Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter sent to your inbox every morning. To support journalism like this, please donate or become a subscriber. A senior Utah doctor on Friday reiterated warnings that the state’s...
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More than 200 Covid-19 patients in Minnesota intensive care units

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units across Minnesota has climbed to more than 200 for the first time this year, fueling concerns from health officials about shrinking capacity at hospitals statewide. Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm say that 718 patients are hospitalized due to...
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Family obituary blames unvaccinated people for their mom’s death: ‘The cost was her life’

The Covid death of a fully vaccinated 66-year-old Illinois woman was caused by those who chose not to get inoculated, her family has said in an obituary.Candace Cay Ayers, who was from Springfield, Illinois, was the mother of two and the grandmother of three children. She had been fully vaccinated with the Moderna vaccine in March, but died on 3 September after contracting a breakthrough infection.“She was preceded in death by more than 4,531,799 others infected with Covid-19,” said the obituary, referring to the worldwide Covid death toll.Sending a strong message to those who remain unvaccinated, the family levelled...
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Minnesota COVID patients in ICU hits record high for 2021

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units across Minnesota has climbed to more than 200 for the first time this year, fueling concerns from health officials about shrinking capacity at hospitals statewide. Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm told reporters on Wednesday that 718 patients are hospitalized...
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Number of French COVID-19 patients in ICU units fall below 2,000

PARIS, Sept 15 (Reuters) - The number of French patients in Intensive Care Units (ICU) with COVID-19 has fallen below 2,000 for the first time since Aug. 17, health ministry data showed on Wednesday. The number of patients in ICU units with the disease reached 1,959 on Wednesday, down 41...
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