COVID-19 cases among young people and education workers continue to rise in Iowa

COVID-19 cases among young people and those working in the education field continued to rise Monday, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data analyzed by The Gazette.

As of 11 a.m. Monday, Iowa reported 90 new positive cases among young people age 17 and under, bringing the total number of infected children to 6,430, and 78 new cases among people working in the education field for a total of 3,158 positive cases.

As a whole, Iowa reported 649 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and one person died. That death occurred in Marion County, which has now seen a total of five deaths due to COVID-19 in the past six months.

The state’s total number of positive cases sits at 80,659 as of 11 a.m. Monday and the death toll has reached 1,266.

Nearly 20 percent of the coronavirus test results in the last

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Gardenia Foods, HanBaoBao, 1855 F&B among the 800 employers in Singapore offering jobs and skills opportunities

Despite being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, since April, more than 800 companies in Singapore’s food sector have offered close to 6,700 jobs and skills opportunities, of which 44% are for PMETs, i.e. professional, managers, executives and technicians.

These include roles such as Food Technologists, Chefs, F&B Services Managers and Business Development Managers. Roles for non-PMETs include Supervisors and General Foremen (Food Processing), Bakers, Pastry and Confectionery Makers, and Shop and Store Salespersons.

A majority of them are jobs, as confirmed by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in its Jobs Situation Report – 6th Edition (21 Sep).

Companies that continue to hire include Tee Yih Jia, Gardenia Foods, Far Ocean, KH Roberts Group, RE&S Enterprises, Creative Eateries, 1855 F&B and HanBaoBao.

Salaries offered for the PMET and non-PMET roles vary according to the specific job nature and skills requirements.

[All salaries cited are in Singapore dollars]

For PMET roles,

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Florida covid cases rise among school-age children but school-specific data is kept from public

Volunteers across Florida have set up their own school-related coronavirus dashboards, and one school district is using Facebook after the county health department was told to stop releasing information about cases tied to local schools.

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has pushed aggressively for schools to offer in-person classes, even when Florida was the hot spot of the nation, and threatened to withhold funding if districts did not allow students into classrooms by Aug. 31. In the state guidelines for reopening schools, officials did not recommend that coronavirus cases be disclosed school by school. In fact, the DeSantis administration ordered some districts, including Duval and Orange, to stop releasing school specific coronavirus information, citing privacy issues.

The state also left it up to districts to decide whether masks should be worn by students and staffers. Some require it, but many don’t.

Department of Health spokesman Alberto Moscoso said in an email

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Walk-through cancer diagnoses and robotics muscles among groundbreaking projects backed by government

  • Six pioneering health technology research projects aiming to transform NHS healthcare delivery benefiting from £32 million government investment
  • projects include novel AI X-Ray scanner to diagnose cancer and osteoarthritis more effectively and robotic muscles to assist those who have suffered from a stroke
  • ventures part of the government’s commitment to help advance healthcare outcomes through its ambitious Research and Development (R&D) Roadmap and to increase R&D public spending to £22 billion per year by 2024 to 2025

Debilitating diseases such as cancer and osteoarthritis could be identified and treated faster and more effectively, thanks to 1 of 6 projects benefiting from £32 million government funding.

As part of a keynote speech on research and development at London Tech Week 2020, the Science Minister Amanda Solloway will today (Monday 7 September) announce 6 new projects aimed at developing revolutionary new technological approaches that aim to transform care and treatments in the

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