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A Brooklyn synagogue was fined $15,000 for violating coronavirus restrictions after a video surfaced showing people standing shoulder-to-shoulder and apparently without masks at a massive, secret Hasidic wedding. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the fine at a news conference on Tuesday and condemned the large event as "unacceptable." John Lamparski / NurPhoto via Getty Images fileThe synagogue holds a maximum capacity of 7,000 people, although it's unclear exactly how many were at the wedding. Organizers kept details of the wedding planning a secret as to not draw attention, according to The New York Times, citing the weekly Yiddish newspaper Der Blatt. It was also disrespectful to the people of New York," Cuomo said.
Persons: Bill de Blasio, Yetev Lev D’Satmar, Yetev Lev D'Satmar, John Lamparski, Der Blatt, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, De Blasio Organizations: Yetev, New York Post, Getty, The New York Times, Times, Gov Locations: Brooklyn, York City, Williamsburg, N.Y, New York, , New York
President Donald Trump retweeted a series of bizarre videos and messages by Randy Quaid, including one where the actor alleged voter fraud and another in which he attacked Fox News. The first video that Trump retweeted Tuesday was a video Quaid originally posted more than a year ago. as he reposted a Nov. 21 message from Quaid that read: "I just don’t see Americans rolling over for this election fraud. Trump also shared a video in which Quaid used a creepy voice to recite one of the president's tweets attacking Fox News. Trump has filed numerous lawsuits in the wake of Biden's Nov. 7 win and made false accusations of voter fraud.
Persons: Donald Trump retweeted, Randy Quaid, Quaid, George Washington, George Soros, , Randy, Trump, Cousin Eddie, Joe Biden, Biden Organizations: Fox News, Trump, Twitter, Fox, Globe, General Services Administration Locations: America, United States, Canada, California
Gerardo Gutierrez, who worked in the deli department of the Miami Beach grocery store, died on April 28 from Covid-19 complications, according to a suit filed Monday. The lawsuit points out that for many workers at the grocery store, social distancing was not possible. "Publix was more concerned with protecting its sales and profits fabricating the excuse that customers would be 'turned off' by employees wearing masks," the lawsuit says. Later that day, Gerardo Gutierrez died as a result of complications caused by COVID-19," the lawsuit states. Ariane Gutierrez, his daughter, said that Publix banning employees from wearing masks was a "careless decision."
Persons: Gerardo Gutierrez, Michael Levine, Publix, Gutierrez, ” Publix, Maria Brous, Zoom, Ariane Gutierrez, Levine, Organizations: Miami Beach, for Disease Control, Tampa Bay Times, NBC Miami Locations: Covid
“I told my family before I got sick: ‘I'm not sure if I'm going to come home because cases are rising,’" said the 21-year-old. As a result, many students have found themselves in the precarious position of deciding between family, safety, and school protocols amid a pandemic that worsens by the day. But on Sunday, she’ll be breaking that routine to return home to Houston, Texas and be with her family for Thanksgiving. “I'm going to go home for Thanksgiving, but once I go home, I'm staying home,” said the 20-year-old. Warren, however, will be going home to Independence, Missouri, about a 40-minute drive, to be with her family this Thanksgiving.
Persons: Samantha Moore, , ” Samantha, she’ll, Moore, , ” Moore, coronavirus, “ He's, we've, , who's, Brielle Gibbs, She’s, ” Gibbs, Gibbs, “ I'm, Paul Niekamp, Niekamp, Pilar Grover, won’t, I'm, Grover wasn't, ” Heylee Warren, It’s, Warren, “ I've, it's, ” Warren Organizations: Missouri Western State University, University of Arkansas, Ball State University, University of Virginia, Avila University, University of Missouri Locations: Bellevue , Nebraska, St, Joseph , Missouri, Covid, chemo, Houston , Texas, Houston, Arkansas, Chicago, Kansas City , Missouri, Independence , Missouri, Missouri
The United States topped 12 million cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, as the third wave's uncontrolled spread prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to urge Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving. The country recorded more than 200,000 coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 12,002,863, according to NBC News' tally. During a call on Thursday with reporters, Erin Sauber-Schatz with the CDC said that in the last week the United States had over a million new cases of Covid-19. Less than a week ago, the country had recorded 11 million total cases. In the last week we've seen over a million new cases Thanksgiving is a week away," said Sauber-Schatz, head of the CDC's Community Interventions and Critical Populations Task Force.
Persons: Tony Evers, Evers, Kim Reynolds, Erin Sauber, Schatz, Sauber, Henry Walke, Alex Azar, Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin Organizations: Centers for Disease Control, NBC News, Washington D.C, U.S ., Gov, Republican, Washington Post, Governors, CDC, Force, Pfizer, Moderna, Human Services Locations: States, Washington, Puerto Rico, U.S, U.S . Virgin Islands, Guam, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, Montana, United States
Vogue quietly deleted an article about a couple's wedding on Martha's Vineyard after it is suspected of being linked to a cluster of coronavirus cases on the island. The Martha's Vineyard Times reported that the Vogue story featured dozens of photos showing some of the guests at the outdoor wedding not wearing face masks. The Vogue story was apparently deleted after West Tisbury residents expressed concern about contact tracing on the island. Omar Johnson, an agent with the West Tisbury board of health, told NBC News that there were 10 cases of Covid-19 linked to the wedding. Keyes told Martha's Vineyard Times that there is no way to trace the cluster of cases to her wedding.
Persons: Vogue, Martha's, Chelsea Keyes, Evan McDuffie, Omar Johnson, Condé Nast, Covid, Keyes, McDuffie, , Charlie Baker, Johnson, John, Keya Cain, Cains Organizations: Vineyard Times, Vogue, West, NBC News, Martha's Vineyard Times, Massachusetts Gov, Visitors, Columbus Locations: Lambert's, West Tisbury , Massachusetts, West Tisbury, Covid, Massachusetts
Many New York City parents are outraged that all in-person instruction was abruptly halted at city schools, with many expressing their frustrations over the decision and having no time to prepare for it. During Wednesday's announcement, de Blasio cited the region's rise in coronavirus infections as to why schools were closing. Her 4-year-old only attends the school for in-person learning a few days a week. I’m feeling really at this point outraged," she said of the decision to close schools. "The city established the 3 percent infection rate threshold to make sure that schools did not become centers to spread the coronavirus.
Persons: Bill de Blasio, Leah Truell, John Tyler, Truell, Michael Melcher, Sarah Anderson, Melcher, they’re, de Blasio, shutdowns, Angela G, Richard Carranza, Angela, that’s, it's, , Danielle Filson, Filson, Michael Mulgrew Organizations: New, Silver, Sarah Anderson School, Department of Health, Mental Hygiene, York City Schools, Wednesday, Audubon, Forest Hills West School, Department of Education, of Education, The United Federation of Teachers Locations: New York City, Staten Island, Preston, P.S, Manhattan, Queens, , York, Forest, New Yorkers
The governors of Texas, Florida and South Dakota said they have no plans to shutdown their states as a new wave of coronavirus cases sweep the country. South Dakota Gov. During a press conference on Wednesday, she rejected claims that cases in South Dakota are on the rise because of her refusal to put in place mask mandates and a lockdown. Now some in the media are saying that South Dakota is the worst in the world right now and that is absolutely false." As of Wednesday, South Dakota had over 68,671 cases and 671 deaths related to coronavirus, and the state had seen a 28 percent increase in cases over the past 14 days.
Persons: Greg Abbott, Renae Ez, Eli Lilly, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Kristi Noem, lockdowns, Mike DeWine, Gavin Newsom Organizations: Texas Gov, Texas Tribune, NBC News, State of, Texans, Florida Gov, NBC Miami, WPEC . South Dakota Gov, California Gov, Monday Locations: Texas , Florida, South Dakota, , Texas, hospitalizations, State, State of Texas, Florida, WPEC ., Ohio, California, Chicago, Cook
Several governors who refused to impose a statewide mask mandate at the start of the coronavirus pandemic are now reversing course as cases around the country surge past 11 million. North DakotaThe governor of North Dakota also issued the state's first mask mandate after months of resisting such action. Steve Bullock on Tuesday expanded a mask mandate statewide. Nebraska is still refusingNebraska's governor Pete Ricketts is still refusing a statewide mandate but has relaxed his stance. Nebraska reported 2,204 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday.
Persons: Kim Reynolds, , , Reynolds, Doug Burgum, Burgum, Steve Bullock, Pete Ricketts, Ricketts Organizations: NBC, Iowa Iowa Gov, Republican, WHO, Center for Public Integrity, White, Coronavirus, Force, Republican Gov, State, Montana Montana Gov, Democratic, Monday Locations: Iowa, North Dakota, Montana Montana, . Nebraska, Nebraska
A 300-person wedding in Washington state has been linked to more than a dozen coronavirus cases and "two subsequent outbreaks," health officials said. There have also been two subsequent outbreaks linked to guests at the wedding who tested positive for Covid-19. Officials urged all wedding attendees to get tested and to quarantine. Jay Inslee announced tighter restrictions as coronavirus cases in the state continued to rise. As of Monday, the Washington state health department reported 131,532 confirmed cases, according to a Covid-19 dashboard.
Persons: Theresa Adkinson, GCHD, Jay Inslee, Steven Bellone, aren't, ” Bellone Organizations: Health, Sunday, North Folk Country Club Locations: Washington, Ritzville, Spokane, Grant, Millinocket , Maine, New York, Suffolk, Bellport, Cutchogue, Long
"Stay here or stay where you are now rather than going away — even around the corner — for the break. "I never questioned not going home for Thanksgiving because I don't get to see my family very often," she said. The University of Connecticut, the University of California, Berkeley, and New York's SUNY colleges are among those schools that will hold in-person classes up until Thanksgiving break. "Finishing the semester remotely prevents millions of students from traveling home, partaking in Thanksgiving gatherings, and then traveling back to campus." Boston University asked students who do travel home during the break to stay there and complete the remainder of the semester online.
Persons: Gerri Taylor, Brielle Gibbs, Taylor, “ It’s, Paul Niekamp, Samantha Moore, , I'm, Moore, Niekamp Organizations: Boston University, BU, Brigham Young University - Idaho, American College Health Association, Force, ACHA, University of Arkansas, Ball State University, Missouri Western State University, The University of Connecticut, University of California, SUNY, University of Missouri Locations: Rexburg, Houston , Texas, Berkeley, New, Covid, Massachusetts
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