Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green, a still-practicing doctor who helped lead the state’s response to the coronovirus epidemic, shared on Friday that he tested positive.
Green positively terminated NBC affiliate KHNL to one of his staff members in Honolulu, our security detail, he and his wife. It was not even tested. I did not know they were positive. “
Meanwhile, the epidemic is leading universities to fight the outbreak, with plans to rear Iowa State to allow 25,000 fans to their stadium for Saturday’s football game.
In Hawaii, all 14 members of the lieutenant governor’s staff are now self-segregating and testing for coronaviruses. Kohala Hospital, a 28-bed rural medical facility on the island of Hawaii, Green worked in shift there last week, and is testing all employees who came in contact with him.
“Just please everyone be thoughtful about who you are around and how quickly you can spread the disease. I am 50 years old and quite strong and healthy, but this is a matter of concern. Green’s death rate is 1 percent. “That means it’s very real.”
According to the NBC News analysis, Hawaii is one of the 15 states where the number of cases has seen a slight decrease in the last 14 days, while 21 other states have seen an increase in the same period.
But in Hawaii and 11 other states. The number of deaths related to COVID-19 increased in the last two weeks.
The analysis found that there was a decrease in deaths in nine states.
For example, New York, the state most affected by the virus, marked its 36th straight day with an infection rate of less than 1 percent. The state reported a total of two deaths in New York City on Saturday.
The state, which led the nation in testing, conducted nearly 103,000 trials on Friday, a new record.
“The more tests you do, the more accurate picture of the virus will spread to you,” Andrew Cuomo said in a statement on Saturday. “Yesterday’s record-high number of tests help the state make informed decisions to protect New York’s welfare, and help them make decisions about themselves.”
For many states, the prevalence of coronovirus in colleges and universities is a concern, including the recent reinstatement of college football.
At Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, banned tailing at its football games and after previously stating that it would allow 25,000 fans at its 60,000-man stadium last week, the school announced that any fan Will not be allowed in the stand.
The campus appeared calm on Saturday morning as the players showed up for their home game against the University of Louisiana at Lusayette.
Jamie Pollard, director of Iowa State Athletics, blamed the students’ biases and disgruntled faculty members for vicissitudes, though he said positive test rates had risen from 3 percent in the first two-week classes to 28 percent in the fourth week.
Pollard quoted the Cyclone Fannatic Podcast as saying, “We have locked up with the university in every way.” “But as I ponder what I’ve done over the past two weeks, perhaps the most disappointed and disappointed I’ve ever been at Iowa State.”
At Miami University in Ohio, where more than 1,000 students have tested positive for the virus, police this week cited six students when they went to a party last weekend where attendees wore masks or socially spaced Had failed, had broken a city ordinance.
Police body-camera footage showed a student telling officers that he had tested positive for coronavirus a week earlier and claimed that everyone at the party tested positive for the disease.
The officer is overheard after an unknown officer tells the student that he is quarantining.
The officer says in the video, “This is what we’re trying to stop, you know? We want to keep this city open.” “If you are mixing with other people then you are not mitigating.”