The numbers don't look good and the political debate has reached another tipping point.
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THE COVID OMICRON WAVE CLOSES IN ON KANSAS CITY WHILST MSM GUIDANCE GETS MORE CONFUSING!!!
Here's a peek and lets see if any of our blog community geniuses can decipher a theme . . .
KANSAS CITY METRO (KCTV) -- The second half of the school year begins this week for most Kansas City area school districts, largely without mask mandates, as the omicron strain of COVID-19 continues to spread. Key takeaways: Lee's Summit School District resumes classes Monday. All other local districts come back later this week.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At a meeting Monday night, the superintendent of the Shawnee Mission School District plans to lay out her plan for addressing COVID-19 during the second semester. Chief among the changes is offering a " test-to-stay " option for unvaccinated students who are exposed to someone with COVID-19.
HALEY: COVID9 -1HOSPITALIZATIONS ARE UP ON BOTH SIDES OF THE STATE LINE. NEARLY 2500 MISSOURIANS ARE NOW IN THE HOSPIL TAWITH ISSUES RELATED TOHE T VIRUS. THAT'S A 23% INCREASE OVER THE LAST TWO WEEKS.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Children's Mercy reported Monday a spike in COVID-19 cases in younger children and staff members, who were quarantined due to COVID-19. According to the hospital's COVID-19 dashboard , 293 staff members were quarantined due to COVID-19 as of 5 a.m. Monday.
by: AP Wire Posted: / Updated: MISSION, Kan. - One of Kansas' largest hospitals is straining to treat an influx of COVID-19 patients even as the surging virus sidelines hundreds of doctors and nurses.
MISSION, Kan. - Kansas on Monday reported a record seven-day average for new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases, as one of the state's largest hospitals struggled to treat an influx of patients. State health department data shows Kansas reported an average of 3,134 new COVID-19 cases a day for the seven days ending Monday.
JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- The Jackson County, Missouri, Health Department says that it is not taking walk-ins at their COVID testing sites this week. This applies from Jan. 4 through Jan. 6. Those who have appointments will be tested, however. They say they have "opened up a few more slots for this week."
( NewsNation Now) - For the first week of January, more than 2,000 schools were prepared to close for at least one day due to COVID-19 concerns, according to Burbio, a company that tracks school data. There are 21 states with at least one school district closed or transitioning to remote learning this week.
President Biden is yet again facing backlash over the FDA's booster approval process, which recommended boosters for children this week without convening a panel of advisors to weigh in on the matter. "Dear President Biden, FDA is bypassing it's scientific advisors to authorize boosters for all kids 12-15 next week.
Starbucks is readying its workforce to comply with the Biden administration's vaccine-or-testing Covid requirements for private businesses. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is mandating that private companies with at least 100 employees enforce weekly Covid testing and masking for unvaccinated workers as part of a broader plan to encourage vaccinations and slow viral spread.
Over 103,000 people are hospitalized in the U.S. with Covid-19, according to data from the Department of Human and Health Services, marking a rise in hospitalizations as the spread of the omicron variant fuels the largest number of average daily cases recorded in the country. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H.
Chinese state media is focusing a good deal of its attention on hammering the United States for its rising COVID-19 cases and, in turn, President Joe Biden for failing to make good on his campaign promise.
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