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Officials throughout the South warn more young people who test positive for coronavirus



Man says he's lost family to virus. Why he's not wearing a mask.

Changes in demographics have been noted in parts of Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, Texas and other countries – many of which were the first to be reopened.

And while some officials have pointed to wider testing being carried out, others say new cases originating from America fail social distance.

Despite strong warnings from experts across the US, hundreds of people gathered on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for President Donald Trump’s first re-election campaign since the start of the pandemic.

Some masks wear even when Tulsa County reports the highest number of new infections on one Saturday – the fifth time this week the state reports a record.

So far, the US has recorded more than 2.2 million cases and at least 119,719 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Where young people are tested positive

In Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis Saturday words the case “shifted in a radical direction” towards a population in their 20s and 30s.

The younger groups who tested positive were mostly asymptomatic and did not require clinical attention, the governor said.

“We also see that they not only tested positive because they tested more, they also tested positively at a higher rate over the past week,” DeSantis said, adding there was evidence of transmission among younger groups.

The increase in testing, he said, came because many people returned to the world of work.

Experts have raised concerns about the case of Florida climbing, saying the state could become the next center of the US corona virus. On Saturday, Florida reported 4,049 new cases – the most reported in one day.

In South Carolina, health officials said Friday people under the age of 30 were getting more positive about the virus 18% of the total state cases come from people aged between 21 and 30.

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“The improvement we see serves as a warning that young adults and teenagers are not immune to Covid-19,” Dr. Brannon Traxler, Ministry of Health and Environmental Control of the country consultant doctor. “They also told us that the younger South Carolinian people did not take social distance seriously.”
And Georgia’s largest hospital also reported seeing an increase in patients in their 20s and 30s, according to CNN affiliates WSB.

“This is a bit of a disturbing trend, and that scares me not only because they are younger, their potential to infect others, especially parents and grandparents,” said Chief of Medical Staff at the Grady Health System, Dr. Robert Jansen told the news. station.

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Less than 7% of social distance in one area of ​​Texas

In Galveston County, Texas, Dr. Philip Keizer with the local health department informed CNN affiliation KPRC they see a lot of infections in young people.

And the age of those who test positive tends to be younger, he told the news station.

“Our average age last week of positive people was 30, the average age of people tested was 47,” he said.

And these figures come because many who have not followed the guidelines issued by health officials are urging residents to keep their distance and wear face coverings.

“We have data from several cell phone companies that show that in Galveston District less than 7% of people shun social,” Keizer said.

Galveston County is home to around 342,139 people, according to US Census Bureau.

Nearly half of the states see an increase in new cases

According to data from Johns Hopkins University, at least 23 states are likely to go up in new cases compared to last week. The ten states report more than 50% of the jumps – including Texas and Florida, which are some of the first states to reopen.

California, the first state to implement closure measures, also experienced an increase in the number of cases.

Meanwhile new cases in New York – once the epicenter of the epidemic – are declining. On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his final coronavirus briefing after what he called “111 hell days.”

When several states report the number of new cases every day and the country’s leaders are considering implementing face mask requirements, the World Health Organization warns that the pandemic is accelerating.

This is a state that requires people to wear masks when they go out in public

More than 150,000 new cases of the virus were reported to WHO Thursday, the organization’s director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press conference on Friday.

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Nearly half of the cases were reported from America, he said.

“The world is in a new and dangerous phase. Many people are understandably bored at home. Countries are very eager to open up their society and economy. But this virus is spreading quickly, is still deadly, and most people are still vulnerable,” he said.

Melissa Alonso and Martin Savidge from CNN contributed to this report.

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A moment of silence in Portuguese football over the tragedy in Indonesia



A moment of silence in Portuguese football over the tragedy in Indonesia

The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) announced this Sunday a minute of silence at the competitions it organizes, namely the Portuguese Cup, in memory of the victims of the tragedy that occurred in Indonesia.

“The Directorate of the Portuguese Football Federation announces a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the tragedy that occurred at the football stadium in Indonesia. The official website of the organization.

In the same note, FPF President Fernando Gomes says that “with great surprise and a feeling of deep pain, but also indignation” he learned “of the tragic scale of the events that have taken place in the stadium. in Indonesia”.

“It is with great sadness that I deplore the dramatic consequences of this tragedy, which resulted in the death of more than 170 fans, including many children. A football stadium should be a stage for celebration and joy, not for violence and death,” he said. concluded.

A moment of silence will be observed at the competitions organized by the FPF, namely the Portuguese Cup, the second stage of which will take place this weekend.

Indonesian authorities said 174 people were killed in unrest at the end of a football match in East Java, but acknowledged that the number could rise as many of them were critically injured.

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The tragedy, one of the worst in the history of football, occurred on Saturday evening when about 3,000 fans took to the field after Arema’s home team lost 3-2 to rivals Persebay Surabaya.

Police fired tear gas to try to contain the angry supporters, but their actions caused panic and thousands of people rushed to the exit.

Many people were trampled to death in the chaos of the stampede. At least two police officers were killed in the unrest that spread outside the stadium.

The Indonesian league was suspended and the authorities ordered an investigation into the incidents.

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New serious injury of the player of the national team of Portugal



Extremo português oferecido ao Manchester United Lesão Pedro Neto

An injury forces Pedro Neto to be substituted in the Wolves game.

Bad news for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Pedro Neto. The Portuguese received a new injury, and, according to Bruno Lage, it could be serious.

Away to West Ham, where the Portuguese lost 2-0, Pedro Neto was replaced in the 24th minute by Adama Traore, and after the match, the Wolves coach said that the injury could be “ugly”.

Wolves are now in the Premier League relegation zone, and Pedro Neto may be left with no hope of qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar.

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The expedition will explore “an area still little known”: the Portuguese Sea.



The expedition will explore "an area still little known": the Portuguese Sea.

The Oceano Azul Foundation has joined the municipalities of Cascais, Mafra and Sintra and set off together this Saturday on the ship “Santa Maria Manuela” for a scientific expedition that will last until 12 October.

On board will be 50 researchers from institutions such as the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA), the Hydrographic Institute or the Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA). During this time, scientists will embark on what they consider to be an “essential” process of “investigating the region’s natural values” that will allow for a “global assessment of the marine biodiversity” that exists in that region of the ocean.

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