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State orders closure of Norwich nursing home – WFSB

A Norwich nursing home has been ordered to close due to an outbreak of coronavirus cases.

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NORWICH, CT (WFSB) — A Norwich nursing home has been ordered to close due to an outbreak of coronavirus cases.
State leaders signed an order on Wednesday that will shut down the Three Rivers Nursing Home in Norwich.
All 53 residents will be moved to other licensed nursing homes, but it will have to happen slowly so they can contain the outbreak.
There are 17 residents who are in a COVID-positive unit, and will be transferred to another unit. Another seven are under observation.
In a stateme…

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Coronavirus lockdown: Students must be allowed home at Christmas – Labour – BBC News

The party says it wants a guarantee from ministers as thousands of young people remain in campus lockdowns.

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Students in some halls at Manchester Metropolitan University are locked down in halls
The government should promise university students that they will be allowed to return home for Christmas, Labour has said.
Shadow education secretary Kate Green said it was “unthinkable” that students could continue to be locked in halls and unable to see their families.
Thousands of students are currently in lockdown at universities across the UK after coronavirus outbreaks.
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San Antonio, Bexar County reports 100 new COVID-19 cases, one new virus-related death – KSAT San Antonio

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District announced 54,295 total COVID-19 cases and 1,074 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Saturday, an increase of 100 new cases.

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SAN ANTONIO The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District announced 54,295 total COVID-19 cases and 1,074 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Saturday, an increase of 100 new cases.
One new death was reported today.
The 7-day moving average of cases is 162, as of Friday.
City officials also reported a slight uptick in hospitalization numbers.
Health officials said there are currently 228 patients are hospitalized. Of those, 85 are in the intensive care unit and 30 are on ventilators.
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Adequate Vitamin D Levels Cuts Risk Of Dying From Covid-19 In Half, Study Finds – Forbes

Are you getting enough vitamin D? It could help protect you from an adverse Covid-19 outcome.

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Theres new evidence that getting enough vitamin D provides significant support in protecting hospitalized individuals infected with Covid-19 from adverse outcomes.
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) analyzed data from 235 people who were admitted to the hospital with Covid-19. They found that patients older than 40 years old were 51.5 percent les…

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