COVID-19

How to know if you have long Covid — and what to do about it

How to know if you have long Covid — and what to do about it

Over the last two years, new Covid cases and deaths have risen and fallen alongside surges of variants and subvariants. One constant, experts say: a continual increase in long Covid cases. The term “long Covid” refers to the wide range of new, ongoing or returning health conditions that can affect people weeks or months after …

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As COVID-19 cases rise in NH, testing key to controlling spread

As COVID-19 cases rise in NH, testing key to controlling spread

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in New Hampshire, but some residents say they’re still confused by guidelines for testing. New Hampshire is averaging more than 500 reported new cases each day, the most since Valentine’s Day. But the number of hospital patients with COVID-19 is lower than it was at the end of last …

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COVID-19 data update: Texas Medical Center announced they provided their final update

COVID-19 data update: Texas Medical Center announced they provided their final update

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — After two years, the Texas Medical Center announced they provided their final COVID-19 data update on the dashboard on Monday. “With advancements in treatment and the successes in vaccination, we are now able to effectively manage with the virus in our community. On Monday, May 9, TMC will publish a final …

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Wall Street's losses worsen as markets tumble worldwide

Wall Street’s losses worsen as markets tumble worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is tumbling toward its lowest point in more than a year on Monday as renewed worries about China’s economy pile on top of markets already battered by rising interest rates. The S&P 500 was 2.1% lower in afternoon trading after coming off its fifth straight losing week, its longest …

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The Common Places BA.2 And Other Omicron Subvariants Are Spreading

The Common Places BA.2 And Other Omicron Subvariants Are Spreading

Earlier in the pandemic, contact tracing data showed us where COVID-19 was efficiently spreading. Unfortunately, because our contact tracing efforts have slowed down, we don’t have as clear of a picture regarding where people are mostly likely to contract omicron and its subvariants. What we do know is that, while the virus has evolved to …

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COVID cases spike in California, reaching February levels

Coronavirus infections have continued a steady climb in California since early April, and while the curve of new cases remains less steep than winter’s omicron variant surge, the rising spread of two contagious subvariants is still prompting concern about a fresh wave of virus cases. The California Department of Public Health on Friday reported the …

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Chicago moves to medium risk level for COVID-19;  masks recommended indoors again

Chicago moves to medium risk level for COVID-19; masks recommended indoors again

CHICAGO (CBS) — As COVID-19 cases continue to slowly rise in Chicago, city health officials say the city is now at “medium risk” level, and they recommend people resume wearing masks indoors again. The Chicago Department of Public Health also said Chicagoans should make sure they are up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations and …

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COVID cases spike in California, reaching February levels

Coronavirus infections have continued a steady climb in California since early April, and while the curve of new cases remains less steep than winter’s omicron variant surge, the rising spread of two contagious subvariants is still prompting concern about a fresh wave of virus cases. The California Department of Public Health on Friday reported the …

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LA COVID Hospitalizations Rise, Prompting Mother's Day Warning – NBC Los Angeles

LA COVID Hospitalizations Rise, Prompting Mother’s Day Warning – NBC Los Angeles

The number of COVID-positive patients in Los Angeles County hospitals has risen by 19 people to 258, according to the latest state data out Saturday. The number of those patients being treated in intensive care was 33, down from 36 on Friday. Those numbers come one day after local health officials reported more than 3,200 …

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Manhattan Transmission Fuels NYC Case Increases – NBC New York

Manhattan Transmission Fuels NYC Case Increases – NBC New York

New York City’s COVID transmission rate is up 32% in the last 10 days, as the city and state come to grips with what looks like the start of a fifth wave of the years-long pandemic. At 232.5 cases per 100,000 people over the last seven days, the citywide transmission rate is back to highs …

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