Canada has struggled to contain the second wave of the virus, adding a staggering 20,475 new cases since Friday.
The Department of Homeland Security said it is accepting new applications, petitions for two-year renewals as well as requests for permission to temporarily leave the U.S.
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The number of cases – although still high – declined from 2,045 on Sunday to 1,964 on Monday. Deaths dropped from 15 to zero.
However, hospitalizations from COVID-19 rose from 848 to 877, and corona patients in intensive care units increased from 209 to 218.
Since the percentage of available ICU bed is the key “trigger” for the “stay at home” order that kicked in at midnight in the Southern California area, the other positive number is that available ICU beds in the region ticked up from 10.3 percent to 10.9. The goal is to have more than 15 percent.
It was 79 years ago today (Dec. 7) when 21-year-old Rudolph “Rudy” Machado Martinez, a Mexican-American sailor with the U.S. Navy, became the first Latino casualty of WWII when he died at Pearl Harbor. Martinez was one of approximately 500,000 Latinos who served their country in WWII.
Martinez, who was raised in San Diego, was stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii when his battleship, the USS Utah, was hit by two Japanese torpedoes. Fifty-eight men, including Martinez, died on the vessel when it sank that day.
Mass testing for Covid brought down the infection rate in Slovakia by about 60% in one week, say UK researchers – but in combination with tough quarantine rules and other measures that are not being implemented in Liverpool or elsewhere in the UK. Slovakia guaranteed high take-up of the rapid tests by requiring employers not to allow people to work without a certificate to prove they had tested negative. Anybody who got a positive result had to go into quarantine with their family, but their full salary was paid for the 10 days of isolation.