• Home Improvement

    Home improvement big box stores update COVID mask policies

    Home Depot & Lowe’s have adjusted their polices based on the increase in COVID cases nationwide LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Two big names in home improvement have updated their mask policies nationwide. Both Home Depot and Lowe’s updated their policies effective Monday in light of growing COVID cases. LOWE’S UPDATE 8/2: “The health and safety of our associates and customers continue to be our highest priority. Because of the increased cases of COVID-19 and the rapid spread of the delta variant, effective August 2, Lowe’s associates are required to wear masks indoors at all U.S. locations and while working in  

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  • Business & Finance

    Virginia COVID-19 July 13 update: 346 new cases, positivity rate trending upward

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Department of Health is reporting 346 new cases along with 9 deaths related to COVID-19 Tuesday. The percent positivity rate in the commonwealth is up at 2.3%. As of Tuesday morning, July 13, Virginia has an overall number of 683,202 coronavirus cases since the start of the outbreak. Of the overall cases reported, 531,311 have been confirmed by testing. 151,891 are probable cases, in which a patient who shows symptoms is diagnosed without testing. According to the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association, there are currently are 237 people in Virginia hospitalized due to COVID-19.  

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