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2 More Elderly Women Die Of Coronavirus In New Hampshire: Data

CONCORD, NH — Two more elderly women have died due to complications from or because of COVID-19 in New Hampshire, according to health officials.

The two women lived in Hillsborough County and were 60 years of age or older with their deaths bringing the fatality count to 448 or 5 percent of all cases.

Another 71 positive test results were reported by the state including 10 children. Wednesday’s positivity rate, after 6,591 specimens were collected Tuesday and 918 tests are pending, was 1.1 percent, the highest rate in a number of weeks. Forty-three positives were tested with polymerase chain reaction tests while 28 were antigen tests. The genders of the cases were split in half.

The state now has 8,800 accumulative cases with 7,845 recovering from the virus.

Twenty-two of the new cases live in Manchester while 13 reside in Rockingham County. Another 12 live in Hillsborough County outside of

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Couple marries at drive-in wedding to avoid 15-person coronavirus limit

Despite coronavirus regulations in the U.K., this couple was able to have 250 guests at their wedding — but they were all in cars.

Roma Popat, 30, and her now-husband Vinal Patel, 30, were married last Friday in a drive-in wedding ceremony on a 500-acre estate in Essex, England.

The couple had initially planned to get married in April, but when the pandemic hit, they decided to postpone to October, DailyMail.com reported.

“At the time, we did not understand the severity of the situation and were still holding out hope that we could have a re-arranged wedding for 700 guests, as originally planned,” Popat said, according to the British website.

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However, when they got closer to the new date and U.K. coronavirus regulations continued to ban large gatherings, the couple decided to go in a different

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Jane Fonda calls coronavirus ‘God’s gift to the left’

Actress and progressive activist Jane Fonda said in a video posted Tuesday that the coronavirus is “God’s gift to the left,” arguing the pandemic has revealed President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump and Biden’s plans would both add to the debt, analysis finds Trump says he will back specific relief measures hours after halting talks Trump lashes out at FDA over vaccine guidelines MORE‘s true character.

“I just think COVID is God’s gift to the left,” the Academy Award winner said, laughing after she made the remark. “That’s a terrible thing to say. I think it was a very difficult thing to send down to us, but it has ripped the Band-Aid off who he [Trump] is and what he stands for and what is being done to average people and working people in this country.”

“We can see it now, people who couldn’t see it before, you know, they

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Jane Fonda says coronavirus is ‘God’s gift to the left’ because it could help Biden defeat Trump

Actress Jane Fonda called coronavirus “God’s gift to the left” because it allowed Americans to see President Trump isn’t helping the working class.

The far-left star was busy urging Americans to vote for Democratic nominee Joe Biden and said the upcoming election is a crossroads for the nation.

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“We are people who can help determine which way humanity goes. What a great gift, what a tremendous opportunity, we’re just so lucky, we just have to use it with every ounce of intelligence and courage and wherewithal we have,” Fonda said in a video published online.

“I just think COVID is God’s gift to the left,” Fonda continued. “That’s a terrible thing to say. I think it was a very difficult thing to send down to us, but it has ripped the Band-Aid off who [Trump] is and what he stands for and

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Coronavirus is ‘God’s gift to the Left’

Actress Jane Fonda said this week that the coronavirus “is God’s gift to the Left” because of the political ramifications for President Trump.

“I just think COVID is God’s gift to the Left,” Fonda said during a Zoom video posted online by the Washington Free Beacon. “That’s a terrible thing to say. I mean I think it was a very difficult thing to send down to us, but it has ripped the Band-Aid off who [Trump] is and what he stands for and what is being done to average people and working people in this country.”

Fonda continued: “We are people who can help determine which way humanity goes. What a great gift, what a tremendous opportunity, we’re just so lucky. We just have to use it with every ounce of intelligence and courage and wherewithal we have.”

Fonda, a vocal supporter of former Vice President Joe Biden, said

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Drive-in wedding in Essex bypasses coronavirus guest limit

With a global pandemic, heavy rain and a 15-person limit on nuptials to contend with, one couple decided there was only one way to do their big day: a drive-in wedding.

Roma Popat and Vinal Patel got around Covid-19 restrictions by letting 200 guests attend and watch the four-hour ceremony from the comfort of their own cars.

The pair got married in front of a small gathering of immediate family at Braxted Park, a 500-acre estate in Chelmsford, Essex, while friends and family watched on big screens from more than 100 cars parked outside. Another 300 guests tuned in via video link from around the world.

As is tradition with Hindu weddings, the groom made an entrance, travelling around the field before the ceremony and waving at guests, who still got dressed up for the occasion, from a decorated golf buggy driven by a member of venue staff wearing a

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Donald Trump takes shot at Nancy Pelosi’s looks amid coronavirus criticism

In the midst of an hours-long Twitter tear on the “Russia Hoax,” the stimulus bill and charges of election fraud, President Trump took time out to take a shot at Nancy Pelosi’s attractiveness.

The House speaker had called Mr. Trump’s behavior a “brazen invitation” to the virus as the president was being hospitalized, prompting Mr. Trump to respond and raise the ante.

“Wear your mask in the ‘beauty’ parlor, Nancy!” Mr. Trump wrote.

The president was alluding to Mrs. Pelosi having been videotaped at a San Francisco salon that was supposed to have been closed under city law and not in a mask, to boot.

In referring to the ESalon facility, Mr. Trump used sarcastic quote marks around the word “beauty.”

Relations between Mr. Trump and Mrs. Pelosi have been frozen for

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Coronavirus cluster at Attleboro hospital on heels of outbreak at Brigham and Women’s illustrates continuing challenges

Officials at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro say a cluster of COVID-19 cases there has expanded to at least four patients and 10 employees in the past week, while Brigham and Women’s Hospital now counts at least 52 patients and employees linked to its September outbreak, illustrating the continuing challenges of containing an aggressive virus as infections rise statewide.

On Sept. 29, Sturdy closed its Balfour surgical wing, where the cluster is believed to have originated, to new patients, and has prohibited visitors to the entire hospital until further notice. So far, all patients and employees who have tested positive are linked to the Balfour wing, said Dr. Brian Patel, the hospital’s chief of emergency services.

“We have tested several hundred employees to be on the safe side and are trying to do everything we can to contain further transmission,” Patel said. “It’s still not clear to our infection control

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UMass model projects state coronavirus death tally will rise to nearly 10,000 by end of month

A University of Massachusetts model predicts the state’s coronavirus death toll could rise to nearly 10,000 by Oct. 31.

The model says the state’s tally could stand at 9,967 coronavirus deaths by that time, though researchers noted the numbers could range between 9,792 and 10,262.

The model numbers reflect both confirmed and probable cases. The state had tallied 9,530 confirmed and probable case deaths as of Monday.

The rate of deaths reported each day has declined after a terrifying climb this spring, but the heartbreaking numbers have not gone to zero. The modelers say weekly deaths could range from 70 to 190 in the next four weeks.

Last week’s model had projected a slight decline in confirmed and probable coronavirus cases in coming weeks. This week’s model, however, notes a sharp increase in cases in the week ending Saturday, and it predicts the case numbers will generally stabilize at that

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Brigham, Broad Institute team to test 10,000 people in at-home coronavirus study called TestBoston

Officials said the study will seek to detect active coronavirus cases, evidence of previous infections, and changes in the rates of both in a representative group of 10,000 Brigham patients consistent with the demographics of Greater Boston.

Over the course of six months, the statement said, study participants will get monthly at-home kits for viral and anti-body testing. They’ll also complete routine symptom surveys and will be able to seek additional testing should they develop symptoms, officials said.

Ongoing study results, the statement said, could reveal “critical clues” and warning signs about how COVID-19 cases are changing in the Boston area, while also helping researchers set up a model for at-home sample collection that’s “integrated” within a medical and public health system.

In addition, the study will help clinicians learn more about whether prior infection protects someone from future reinfection, according to the statement.

TestBoston will be led by Dr.

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