The rise in cases came after the return of tourists to the Seychelles, but so far, the evidence linking the two is unclear. But in vaccinating more than 60 percent of its population, the country used two products that appear to be less effective against symptomatic covid-19.
Federal health officials revised guidance to acknowledge that people can get infected by inhaling very fine, aerosolized particles carrying the virus, following warnings from health experts since last year.
The head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division had raised questions about a contractor’s stated plans to “identify voter registrations that did not make sense” and interview voters via phone and “physical canvassing.”
More than 200 protesters were injured in clashes with police in Jerusalem's Old City late Friday as tensions flared over the planned evictions of several Palestinian families from a nearby Arab neighborhood, according to emergency agencies.
The state Department of Finance attributed the decline to out-of-state migration, slower international immigration and the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed nearly 61,000 residents at a time when the state is recording among the lowest birthrates in the nation.