RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will be installing flashing wind warning signs for enhanced driver safety on U.S. 395 in the North Valleys. There will be roadway shoulder closures in place starting Tuesday while crews install the signs. Those shoulder closures will take place weekdays from 6 a.m.-5 p.m. through October 23 on small sections between Lemmon Drive and Village Parkway.
The six wind warning signs, three in each direction, will be unveiled between Golden Valley and Bordertown. Lights on the advisory signs will flash when wind gusts reach 45 mph or greater, notifying drivers of high-profile vehicles of nine feet or taller that travel through the area is not advised, and cautioning drivers of all other vehicles to reduce speeds.
In addition, four signs are being installed advising motorists to be aware of deer crossing in the area.
While similar to NDOT’s wind warning
CHICAGO (CBS) — Indiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and New Mexico have been added to the list of states and territories covered by the city’s emergency travel order, which requires people to self-quarantine for 14 days after arriving from COVID-19 hotspots.
Effective Friday, the city’s travel quarantine order now applies to 25 states and Puerto Rico. The list now includes: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
“Chicago residents are strongly advised not to travel to these states,” Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Chicago’s quarantine mandate requires anyone who is arriving in the city from states considered to be COVID-19 hot spots to self-isolate for a minimum
CHICAGO – The Chicago Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that four more states have been added to the city’s travel quarantine list.
Indiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island and New Mexico join the list of 22 other states and territories on the order that require travelers entering Chicago to quarantine for 14 days.
Current locations on the city’s travel order are: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
The city’s Department of Public Health Commissioner, Dr. Allison Arwady, said the specific states listed are based on the rate of new confirmed cases per 100,000 residents.
The order also applies to city residents returning from a visit to a designated state.
Indiana being added to the quarantine list comes as the Midwest deals
CHICAGO — Chicago health officials updated the city’s emergency travel order Tuesday and added Indiana, New Mexico, North Carolina and Rhode Island.
The full list now includes:
Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Starting Friday, anyone arriving from the newly-added states will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days in Chicago, or they could face fines of $100-$500 per day, up to $7,000.
Over the weekend, Indiana saw its highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in nearly five months.
The addition of Indiana also comes after several businesses in Griffith, Ind. were closed for disinfecting following positive COVID-19 cases.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb lifted restrictions on businesses and crowd sizes last month. He said he is still weighing whether to extend the state’s
PENNSYLVANIA — The number of states on Pennsylvania’s travel quarantine list continues to grow, as health officials look to contain the spread of the virus from other hotspots around the country.
Alaska, Indiana, and North Carolina are now on the list, bringing the total number of states to 26. This comes just days after four new states were added on Oct. 7. In the last update, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, and Wyoming were put on the list.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health initially announced quarantine recommendations on July 2.
Here is the current full list of states which Pennsylvania leaders have identified as “at-risk” due to a high rate of the virus:
Pennsylvanians who have been to these 26 states recently
Nevada will appear on national television in at least seven of its eight games this season, and two Wolf Pack games have shifted days as the Mountain West announced its national broadcast schedule with television partners CBS Sports and Fox Sports.
Nevada will open at home on Oct. 24 against Wyoming at 4 p.m. on CBS Sports.
The Wolf Pack will then travel to Las Vegas for the first collegiate football game in the new Allegiant Stadium as Nevada and UNLV will Battle for the Fremont Cannon on Nevada Day Weekend. That game will be televised by either Fox Sports 1 or Fox Sports 2.
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Researchers in the US have reported the country’s first confirmed case of coronavirus reinfection.
A 25-year-old man with no known immune disorders or underlying conditions was infected with Covid-19 on two separate occasions, according to a study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.
While the authors said further research was required, they added the findings indicate previous exposure to the virus may not guarantee total immunity, and that all individuals should comply with control measures.
It is the fifth confirmation of reinfection worldwide, researchers said, with at least four other cases confirmed in Belgium, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, and Ecuador.
The second infection of the patient, who lives in Washoe County, Nevada, was more severe than the first and resulted in hospitalisation with oxygen support.
Researchers from the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory and the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine said he tested positive for the virus