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February 23 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations

8 days ago   |   By Calculated Risk

SPECIAL NOTE: The Covid Tracking Project will end daily updates on March 7th.
From Bloomberg on vaccinations as of Feb 23rd. "In the U.S., more Americans have now received at least one dose than have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began. So far, 65 million doses have been given. In the last week, an average of 1.28 million doses per day were administered.​" Here is the CDC COVID Data Tracker. This site has data on vaccinations, cases and more.
The US is averaged 1.35 million tests per day over the last week. The percent positive over the last 7 days was 4.8%.
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The Latest: Tennessee probe finds wasted vaccines

The Latest: Tennessee probe finds wasted vaccines

8 days ago   |   By Stl Today

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - More than 2,400 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in Tennessee's most populous county went to waste over the past month while local officials sat on tens of thousands of shots that they thought had already gone into arms,...
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Consumer confidence rises for second straight month

Consumer confidence rises for second straight month

8 days ago   |   By Finance Commerce

U.S. consumer confidence rose again in February as an accelerating COVID-19 vaccine push provides hope for Americans who have lived through a year of unprecedented restrictions.
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These are all the cruise lines that will require COVID-19 vaccinations for guests and crew

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Several cruise lines have started announcing vaccination requirements for guests and crew members as the industry looks to restart after the the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last year, cruise ships that were mid-trip began facing COVID-19 related turmoils as the virus began trickling around the world, leaving passengers stuck, infected, or dead. Shortly after, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a no-sail order, which was later replaced by its "Framework for Conditional Sailing Order," a compilation of protocols needed for cruising to resume again.
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