Country diary: My first sheep auction since Covid is an emotional one | Farming

As I walk through the double doors and into the auction, the smell of sheep and sawdust makes me feel suddenly emotional. During Covid I missed going to sales, missed chatting to other farmers and just being in a busy place with other people.Today is one of the biggest sales of the year, the Swaledale and Rough Fell draft … Read more

US coronavirus: Covid-19 cases may be going down in much of the country, but for children they are still exceptionally high

US coronavirus: Covid-19 cases may be going down in much of the country, but for children they are still exceptionally high

The latest forecast predicts 740,000 to 762,000 reported deaths by November 6. It’s third consecutive week of a projected decrease in newly reported deaths. The latest CDC forecast predicts 500 to 10,100 new confirmed Covid-19 hospitalizations likely to be reported by November 5 — a fifth straight week of projected declines. As of October 12, … Read more

Country sees lowest number of Covid cases since June 28 – Pakistan

Country sees lowest number of Covid cases since June 28 - Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The country reported the lowest number of Covid-19 cases in a single day since June 28. According to data of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 767 people contracted coronavirus and 19 patients died during the last 24 hours. The highest number of cases during the last over three months was reported on … Read more

US coronavirus: The country just surpassed 700,000 Covid-19 deaths

US coronavirus: The country just surpassed 700,000 Covid-19 deaths

The toll means the US continues to have more Covid-19 deaths than any other the country in the world, with Brazil, which has the second-highest number, reporting more than 597,000 deaths while India, third, reporting more than 448,000 deaths. The mandate will be a condition of in-person attendance for the six million students in the … Read more