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Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Wednesday 30-December-2020

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By Dr. Stuart Weiss, Intelligent Crowd Solutions

Rapid Test Center of New York
Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP

December 30, 2020

CoViD-19 News and Information you can trust.Welcome new readers from the Rapid Test Center.

Topics: Happy New Year

Happy New Year

As 2020 draws to a close, I want to wish each and every one of you a Happy and Healthy 2021.

If you are home tomorrow night and watch the Ball Drop (as you should!), just know that our team, along with some great partners, have been working very hard to create a safe production environment. Everyone you see on your screen and hundreds you will never see who are behind the scenes have all been CoViD-19 tested, health screened and educated on CoViD best practices. All the mobile TV production trucks and trailers have state-of-the art air filtration units in them, there are plexiglass dividers between positions in the control rooms and everyone knows the pillars of good public health practices: social distancing, face coverings and hand washing.

It’s been a tremendously rewarding experience working with the professionals who are producing the show and broadcasting it around the world. So get comfy tomorrow night in front of your television, have your champagne ready and settle in for a great show.

It is gratifying to say that since I first started writing these newsletters back in February, I have not missed a single weekday that wasn’t a holiday. There will be no newsletter tomorrow or Friday and we will pick up where we left off on Monday, January 4th 2021.

Stay safe, we will all get through this together.
Warmest regards to you and your families,
Dr. Stu Weiss
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COVID-19 HEADLINES FOR TODAY

Coronavirus update for December 30, 2020

World Wide Updates

Belgium tightens rules for travelers to prevent spread of new Covid-19 variant
Sweden requires negative coronavirus test from UK travelers coming into the country
Ireland will return to full lockdown for “at least” a month
Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham called off due to Covid-19
Three quarters of England to be under strict Tier 4 Covid-19 regulations, beginning at midnight
France to deploy 100,000 police and gendarmes to stop New Year’s Eve parties
Hundreds of thousands of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine doses to be made available in the UK from Jan. 4
First person to receive Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine outside of clinical trials receives second dose
Indonesia secures vaccine deals with AstraZeneca and Novavax
Taiwan will tighten border restrictions in New Year after confirming first case of UK Covid-19 variant
Hundreds of Hong Kong residents say they have been stranded in the UK after borders closed due to new virus variant
Germany reports record single-day Covid-19 death toll
UAE says limited number of cases with new coronavirus variant detected in country
Chinese drugmaker says its Covid-19 vaccine is more than 79% effective
Panama announces deals with 4 Covid-19 vaccine makers to begin rollout in next 90 days
India extends suspension of flights to and from UK until Jan. 7
Christmas beach party sparks “backpacker” deportation threat from Australian minister
Calls for a Premier League ‘circuit break’ amid rising Covid-19 cases
Israeli man suffers fatal heart attack 2 hours after COVID vaccination
Brazil surpasses 193,000 deaths
France records highest rise in cases since mid-November
England’s schools return delayed to mid-January in staggered opening
Total Cases Worldwide: 82,929,449
Total Deaths Worldwide: 1,809,000
Total Recovered: 58,710,582

US Updates

New Covid-19 variant identified in Southern California, governor says
More than 340,000 people have died from Covid-19 in the US
About 6,700 fans will be allowed at Buffalo Bills playoff game, governor says
McConnell takes definitive stance against moving forward on $2,000 Covid-19 stimulus checks
NBA announces zero new positive Covid-19 tests among players
One person dies from coronavirus in Los Angeles County every 10 minutes
US has administered nearly 2.6 million vaccine doses, according to CDC
Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine may be authorized in February for emergency use
CDC says data suggests new Covid-19 variant in UK has been transmitting person-to-person in the US
Confirmed case of Covid-19 variant in US found in Colorado National Guard member
AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine may be authorized for emergency use in US in April, official says
Tennessee will begin administering vaccines to teachers and residents 75 and older
Elementary and middle schools in West Virginia will reopen next month
More than 14 million Covid-19 vaccine doses have been distributed in US, Operation Warp Speed official says
NYPD chief to potential Time Square New Year’s Eve goers: “Don’t come”
TSA records fourth straight day of more than 1 million screenings at US airports 
US lags behind some other countries in Covid-19 vaccinations
Former Harvard professor calls for a domestic travel ban after first case of the UK Covid-19 variant found in Colorado
GOP official says he tested positive for Covid-19 days after attending a White House party
Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies aged 41 after battling Covid-19
US treasury secretary says direct payments may start as early as tonight
New York is preparing emergency hospital facilities in case of potential Covid-19 surge, official says
CBS Studios delays production returns for shows like ’NCIS over COVID spikes, report says
Los Angeles doctor identifies case of psychosis in COVID-19 patient
Ohio death row inmate who survived 2009 execution dies of COVID-19
Total US cases: 20,132,104
Total US deaths: 349,391
Total Recovered: 11,937,824
Total Tested in US: 245,005,299
Total cases in CA: 2,247,151
Total deaths in CA: 25,001
Total cases in TX: 1,739,416
Total deaths in TX: 27,584
Total cases in FL: 1,306,123
Total deaths in FL: 21,550
Total cases in NY: 984,638
Total deaths in NY: 37,681
Total cases in IL: 955,380
Total deaths in IL: 17,811
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The Doctor Stu YouTube channel is up and running but we haven’t added new videos in a little while. I’ll get back to that after the New Year. Go towww.DoctorStu.org to submit questions.
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