The town of 6,600 people is located about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northeast of Birmingham. The football team is set to resume practice on Aug. 18, just three days before its first game, and Phillips said a delay would be good since it will be tough to get players ready so quickly. … [Read more...] about Entire high school football team and marching band in small Alabama town are under quarantine after five players test positive for coronavirus
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With clubs such as Leicester, Crystal Palace, West Ham, Tottenham and Everton all courting Bournemouth attacking midfielder David Brooks, Liverpool are reportedly readying themselves for what is generally known in transfer parlance as a “summer swoop”. Having missed most of last season with an ankle injury, it seems fitting the 23-year-old is seen as the ideal replacement for the recently departed Adam Lallana and the Premier League champions are said to be preparing a £35m bid. … [Read more...] about Football transfer rumours: Liverpool to win race for David Brooks?
Dr Paul Birrell, from a team at Public Health England (PHE) and the University of Cambridge, said the North West - with 4,170 infections a day - was "more worrying" compared to other regions, while the National Education Union (NEU) also raised concerns on Twitter. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: North-west England schools delay reopening
In the same way Jos Buttler was able to perform with thoughts on his dad in hospital, it is a testament to Stokes that he was able to focus in on the job in hand and make a difference to the team in Manchester with plenty else on his mind. … [Read more...] about Ben Stokes withdraws from England squad for rest of summer to be with family in New Zealand
What is the R number? The R value refers to the average number of people that will contract coronavirus from an infected person. If it is 1 or higher, the virus will spread exponentially through the population. A value less than 1 indicates the spread of the virus is in decline. So if the R is 3, then 10 people would infect 30 others. But if R is 0.5, those 10 people would infect five. The North West has an R value of 1.01, according to data released by Public Health England (PHE). … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Mayors repeat plea to join Cobra meetings