first_img Facebook WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Google+ Some outpatient clinics cancelled in Letterkenny Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter By News Highland – January 5, 2010 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North The HSE says Emergency Departments around the country were busier than usual over the Christmas period, particuarly with people sustaining strains and fractures as a result of slips and falls on icy roads and footpaths. Christmas and new Year figures for Letterkenny General Hospital will be published next month.Meanwhile, management at the hospital have confirmed that Mr Consadine’s ENT clinic and Dr Mc Kenna’s Dermatology clinic has been cancelled today.center_img Facebook WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter News Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous articleInishowen still beleagured by water problemsNext articleRoads treacherous after overnight snow News Highland Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

first_imgFor a school to reopen in a orange or red zone, school need to: 25% of the in-person learning school community (both students and faculty/staff) must be tested per week.The school should ensure that it provides opportunities to test on school grounds, or otherwise facilitates testing and accepts test results from healthcare providers.If the school does not hold a testing event or provide testing on school grounds, test results provided to the school as part of the 25% testing of the population must be received within 7 days from the date of specimen collection and specimen collection must be after the school reopens.Each week the 25% of the school population tested must be composed of unique individuals who have not previously been tested for the surveillance screening, as part of the weekly 25% testing until the fifth week of weekly testing at which point the individuals who participated in the first week of testing should be tested againMembers of the school community who test positive must isolate according to established guidelines.Contact tracing must be performed to ensure that contacts to newly identified positive individuals are quarantined according to established guidelines. After a school reopens in a red or orange zone, symptom and exposure screening must be conducted daily and meet the following criteriaa: The guidelines require mass testing in schools before they reopen followed by symptom and exposure screening that is to be conducted on a daily basis. Additionally, Cuomo’s office says, “the test result must be no more than 7 days past the date of specimen collection on the day in-person learning reopens and date of specimen collection must be after the date the zone was established.” Cuomo’s office says it will provide schools with rapid testing kits if they are requested, but the school will need to provide certified personnel to perform the tests. (WBNG) — Governor Andrew Cuomo released guidelines for schools to reopen in red and orange micro-cluster zones Friday. If these standards are met, a school may open, according to the state. However, those who tested positive may not be on the school grounds. Remain closed for at least 4 calendar days after the zone designation is announced (48 hours to ensure lack of infectious contact in the school, and additional time for testing), and may re-open as early as the 5th calendar day.Ensure that no person may attend in-person on the campus without first receiving a negative test result, this applies to faculty/staff as well as students.last_img read more

first_imgThe Mavericks unexpectedly traded several pieces to acquire Kristaps Porzingis before the trade deadline. While he will not play this season as he recovers from an ACL tear, the 23-year-old All-Star is expected to be a major part of Dallas’ future.If the Mavericks convince Walker to jump ship, they could have three All-Star caliber players on their roster — counting the budding Luka Doncic.Dallas has a long way to go, though, as it has posted a 27-39 record and sits at 14th in the Western Conference standings. Dallas could be looking to add another All-Star to its roster this summer.The Mavericks are the “biggest threat” to sign Hornets guard Kemba Walker, according to a report from the Charlotte Observer. Dallas is planning to make Walker its top target when NBA free-agency begins July 1, the report says. Mavericks hope Luka Doncic injury not serious Walker is averaging 24.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game in 2018-19 and has been named an All-Star in three consecutive seasons. Walker, however, is Charlotte’s sixth-highest paid player this season, as he will bring in $12 million in the final year of his four-year, $48 million contract. Walker, 28, will become an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his NBA career after the season. But, he has repeatedly emphasized that he wants to be in Charlotte long-term.“This is where I want to be. I don’t want to be nowhere else. I want to create something special here in Charlotte, something we’ve never had here,” Walker said as he addressed his free agency approach at Hornets media day in September. “I want to create some consistency.”  Related Newslast_img read more