Jack Dorsey’s Block Jumps 42% on Positive Crypto Quarterly Earnings

Jack Dorsey's Block Jumps 42% on Positive Crypto Quarterly Earnings

Jack Dorsey’s Block posted strong quarterly earnings on Thursday, in which investors responded favorably, sending its share price on the ASX to highs not seen in 22-days Over 43% of Block’s fourth quarter earnings came from its crypto peer-to-peer payment service Cash App of $518 million Shares of merchant payments company Block Inc (SQ), formerly Square, … Read more

Doja Cat pulls out of Jingle Ball performances after crew members tests COVID-19 positive

Doja Cat pulls out of Jingle Ball performances after crew members tests COVID-19 positive

Doja Cat pulls out of Jingle Ball performances after crew members tests COVID-19 positiveFamed US rapper Doja Cat will no longer perform at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball events in New York City and Boston this weekend, after members from her production team tested positive for COVID-19.On Friday, the Need To Know singer took to her … Read more

Russia prioritizes CBDC ruble as overall crypto outlook seems positive

Russia prioritizes CBDC ruble as overall crypto outlook seems positive

After the Chinese authorities introduced a complete ban on cryptocurrency transactions in September by equating them to illegal financial activity, local cryptocurrency miners either dropped off the radar or moved to other countries in order to continue with their business.The United States subsequently became the leader in terms of Bitcoin (BTC) mining volumes with a … Read more

Parents Knowingly Send Covid-19 Positive Child To Marin County School, Coronavirus Outbreak Ensues

Parents Knowingly Send Covid-19 Positive Child To Marin County School, Coronavirus Outbreak Ensues

“P” is for positive. When your child tests positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus, you should … [+] absolutely positively not send him or her to school. (Photo: Getty) getty On November 8, parents in Marin County, California, learned that one of their children tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus. The next step should have been … Read more

Singapore reports 552 new COVID-19 infections and 13 deaths; 1 more imported case tests positive for Omicron variant

Singapore reports 552 new COVID-19 infections and 13 deaths; 1 more imported case tests positive for Omicron variant

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 552 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths linked to the coronavirus as of noon on Sunday (Dec 5). The Ministry of Health (MOH) also reported one more imported COVID-19 case who has tested “preliminarily positive” for the Omicron variant. Case 273611 is a 37-year-old Singapore permanent resident who arrived in Singapore from … Read more

43 students test positive in new Covid-19 cluster in Chikkamagluru residential school

43 students test positive in new Covid-19 cluster in Chikkamagluru residential school

Forty students of a school in Karnataka’s Chikkamagaluru district tested positive for Covid-19 infection on Sunday, officials of the health and family welfare department confirmed. The new cluster has been identified at Jawahar Navodaya School at Seegodu near Balehonnur after samples of 418 people, including students and staff, were tested after three students had contracted … Read more

Two hippos test positive for Covid at Antwerp zoo | Coronavirus

Two hippos have tested positive for Covid-19 at Antwerp zoo in Belgium in what could be the first reported cases in the species, staff said.Imani, aged 14, and 41-year-old Hermien have no symptoms apart from runny noses, but the zoo said the pair had been put into quarantine as a precaution.“To my knowledge, this is … Read more

Two hippos in Belgian zoo test positive for COVID-19

Two hippos in Belgian zoo test positive for COVID-19

Hippos swim down a river in the Outamba-Kilimi national park in northern Sierra Leone March 11, 2020. Picture taken March 11, 2020. REUTERS/Cooper Inveen.Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterBRUSSELS, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Two hippos have tested positive for COVID-19 at Antwerp Zoo in Belgium in what could be the first reported cases … Read more

Another Omicron Covid case detected in India, Zimbabwe returnee in Jamnagar tests positive

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A man in Gujarat’s Jamnagar has tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19, said state health department on Saturday.  The man, 72, had recently returned from Zimbabwe. His sample was sent for genome sequencing after he tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. “A person has been found to be Omicron positive in Jamnagar. We … Read more

What Happens If I Test Positive For Covid-19 While Traveling? – Forbes Advisor

What Happens If I Test Positive For Covid-19 While Traveling?

As the world continues to slowly open back up after shutting down in 2020 due to the Covid-19 worldwide pandemic, it only makes sense that the urge to get back out and explore the world will strike many of us –– and for some of us, it strikes with a vengeance. Unfortunately, so does the … Read more

The Guardian: Trump tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of 2020 debate with Biden

The Guardian: Trump tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of 2020 debate with Biden

The previously unknown positive test is disclosed in Trump’s former chief of staff Mark Meadows’ memoir “The Chief’s Chief,” a copy of which was obtained by The Guardian ahead of the book’s publication next week.Trump said in a statement Wednesday, “the story of me having COVID prior to, or during, the first debate is Fake … Read more

Trump tested positive for Covid few days before Biden debate, chief of staff says in new book | Donald Trump

Donald Trump tested positive for Covid-19 three days before his first debate against Joe Biden, the former president’s fourth and last chief of staff has revealed in a new book.Mark Meadows also writes that though he knew each candidate was required “to test negative for the virus within seventy two hours of the start time … Read more

Covid-19: Queues form at testing sites in Nelson after positive case

Covid-19: Queues form at testing sites in Nelson after positive case

Queues have formed at testing sites in Nelson after a person in the community tested positive for Covid-19. The positive case was announced on Monday afternoon, followed a few hours later by locations of interest from November 19 onwards. Nelson Marlborough Medical Officer of Health Dr Stephen Bridgman​ said on Monday that the case, household … Read more

Keira Knightley, family in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19

Keira Knightley, family in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19

‘I’ve got COVID and I’m feeling pretty rubbish,’ the Oscar winner said Keira Knightley and her family is in quarantine after contracting COVID-19, the acress revealed recently.Speaking during an interview with The Telegraph’s Stella magazine, the two-time Academy winner said,  “I’ve got COVID and I’m feeling pretty rubbish.” She went on to say that her daughters … Read more

Tanishaa Mukerji tests COVID positive, says she’s currently isolating

Tanishaa Mukerji tests COVID positive, says she’s currently isolating

Tanishaa Mukerji tests COVID positive, says she’s currently isolating Bollywood actress Tanishaa Mukerji, who has a massive fan following on various social networking platforms, took to her Instagram handle to share that she has tested positive for COVID-19. In her Instagram Story, shared on Saturday, the Neal n Nikki actress also informed her fans and followers … Read more

Covid-19: Hawke’s Bay positive case picked up in routine testing at hospital ED

Covid-19: Hawke's Bay positive case picked up in routine testing at hospital ED

SUPPLIED/GOOGLE/StuffHawke’s Bay Hospital emergency department, where the Covid case was detected.A positive Covid-19 community case has been discovered in Hawke’s Bay, the Ministry of Health has announced. The person tested positive for Covid-19 as part of routine surveillance swabbing when they visited Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Emergency Department after feeling unwell, the ministry said in a … Read more

K-Pop Star Lisa of Blackpink Tests Positive for Covid

K-Pop Star Lisa of Blackpink Tests Positive for Covid

Lalisa Manoban, a global megastar who performs as Lisa in the K-pop group Blackpink, tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, her production company announced.The other members of Blackpink — Jennie, Jisoo and Rosé — all tested negative for the virus, the production company, YG Entertainment, said in an emailed statement on Thursday. The band’s … Read more

Victorian child tests positive for COVID-19 after travelling to South Australia

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South Australia has recorded its first official COVID-19 case since yesterday’s opening of borders to Victoria, NSW and the ACT.Key points:SA opened its borders to NSW, Victoria and the ACT yesterdayA Victorian girl has returned home after testing positive in SAAnother Victorian tested positive for COVID-19, but it is deemed an old infectionThe case – … Read more

Baby boy tests positive for COVID-19 in Hobart quarantine after flight from Melbourne

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An 18-month-old boy who travelled from Melbourne to Hobart with his mother last Thursday has tested positive to COVID-19.Key points:The baby and his mother were stopped at Hobart Airport and taken to hotel quarantine Both were tested for COVID-19 with Public Health Tasmania informed of the boy’s positive test on SundayHobart’s airport is listed as a low-risk … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Person tests positive for virus in Hawke’s Bay

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Person tests positive for virus in Hawke's Bay

The 90% Project is an NZ Herald initiative that aims to reach all New Zealanders to get the word out about vaccination so we can save lives and restore freedoms. Video / NZ HeraldA person has tested positive for Covid-19 in Hawke’s Bay.Hawke’s Bay District Health Board says the case had travelled from Auckland and … Read more

Richmond Tigers Dion Prestia, Noah Balta test positive for COVID-19

Richmond Tigers Dion Prestia, Noah Balta test positive for COVID-19

Richmond premiership pair Dion Prestia and Noah Balta are in isolation after being diagnosed with COVID-19.The pair tested positive and all their close contacts have been identified and tested as per protocols.Dion Prestia is one of two Tigers who has COVID-19.Credit:Getty ImagesThe Tigers’ first-to-fourth year players are due back to pre-season training on Monday with … Read more

Pension funds ‘must diversify to generate positive returns post-Covid-19’

Pension funds 'must diversify to generate positive returns post-Covid-19'

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted why pension funds need to diversify across asset classes and geographies to continue earning good returns in a low interest rate and high inflation environment, experts have said at the Arab Pensions Conference 2021.Markets and equities have performed well since the 2008 financial crisis and institutional investors received healthy returns, … Read more

Covid-19: Person tests positive in Christchurch

Covid-19: Person tests positive in Christchurch

A person has tested positive for Covid-19 in Christchurch, Stuff understands. The community case is expected to be announced at Wednesday’s 1pm media briefing. A Ministry of Health spokesperson declined to comment when asked about the case. It’s been several weeks since anyone tested positive for Covid-19 in the South Island. READ MORE:* Covid-19: The … Read more

Positive COVID case recorded in remote Northern Territory community

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The Northern Territory has recorded two new cases of coronavirus, including the first in a remote community.A 30-year-old woman from the community of Robinson River in the Gulf of Carpentaria tested positive today. She is a household contact of a 43-year-old fully vaccinated Aboriginal man from Katherine who also returned a positive result today.Greater Katherine will enter … Read more

Student at Onehunga High School tests positive for Covid-19

Student at Onehunga High School tests positive for Covid-19

A student at Onehunga High School has tested positive for Covid-19. In an email to parents and staff, the Auckland school said it was notified of the positive case on Sunday, and the student was infectious on Monday and Tuesday of last week. Senior students have been asked to work from home today and tomorrow. … Read more

Covid-19: Waiheke sees second positive case confirmed, no locations of interest

Covid-19: Waiheke sees second positive case confirmed, no locations of interest

Ryan Anderson/StuffWaiheke island, Auckland, testing stations were busy on Wednesday after a positive covid-19 case visited the islandA Covid-19 case has been found on Waiheke Island. The small island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf had remained relatively untouched by the virus, but Waiheke Local Board chairwoman Cath Handley confirmed to Stuff on Monday night a person … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Te Awamutu rest home worker tested positive for Covid-19

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Te Awamutu rest home worker tested positive for Covid-19

A Camellia Rest Home staff member was informed of a positive test on Tuesday, November 2. Photo / SuppliedA Te Awamutu rest home worker tested positive for Covid-19 earlier in the week.A Waikato DHB spokesperson confirmed on Sunday night a staff member at Camellia Rest Home in Te Awamutu was informed of a positive test … Read more

Covid-19: Avondale College pupils told to stay home after student tests positive

Covid-19: Avondale College pupils told to stay home after student tests positive

Senior students at an Auckland high school have been asked to study from home tomorrow after a student tested positive for Covid-19. In an email sent to parents and caregivers, and posted on the school website on Sunday evening, Avondale College principal Lyndy Watkinson said the student was at school while infectious, on Tuesday and … Read more

Ryan cancels COP26 trip after positive Covid test

Ryan cancels COP26 trip after positive Covid test

The Green Party leader and Minister for the Climate Eamon Ryan has tested positive for Covid-19 and has had to cancel his plans to travel to the COP26 conference in Glasgow. Minister Ryan is not experiencing symptoms of the virus and discovered he was positive after taking a precautionary PCR test yesterday before attending COP26 … Read more

Ed Sheeran reveals daughter Lyra tested positive for COVID-19 with him

Ed Sheeran reveals daughter Lyra tested positive for COVID-19 with him

The British singer said that as soon as he got a cold, he started to get tested ‘every single day’ Ed Sheeran opened up about the challenges of battling COVID-19, as his infant daughter Lyra contracted the virus too. The Shape of You singer revealed it was one of the most difficult experiences of his life. Detailing … Read more

One new positive COVID case confirmed in NT after snap lockdown takes effect

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A second positive COVID case has been detected in Katherine on day one of a three-day snap lockdown. The case is a household contact of an unvaccinated man aged in his 20s who was confirmed to be COVID-positive last night.Testing for other household contacts is underway, while three household contacts in Darwin’s rural area are isolating and being … Read more

Sidney Crosby tests positive for COVID-19

Sidney Crosby tests positive for COVID-19

The Pittsburgh Penguins placed star centre Sidney Crosby and defenceman Brian Dumoulin in the COVID-19 protocol on Wednesday after both tested positive. Coach Mike Sullivan said Crosby is dealing with mild symptoms while Dumoulin remains asymptomatic. Crosby’s positive test came less than a week after he made his season debut, missing the opening six games while … Read more

Extra Covid testing centre to open in east Christchurch after positive wastewater sample

Extra Covid testing centre to open in east Christchurch after positive wastewater sample

CHRIS SKELTON/StuffMore than 10,000 Covid-19 tests have been processed in Canterbury since the emergence of community cases last Thursday. (File photo)An extra Covid-19 testing centre will open in east Christchurch for two days as health officials work to explain a positive wastewater sample from that area. The Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday there were … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Teacher at Henderson creche tests positive

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Teacher at Henderson creche tests positive

What we know about the new ‘Delta plus’ variant now detected in Australia. Video / ABC AustraliaA West Auckland childcare centre has temporarily closed after a teacher tested positive for Covid-19.So far, no one else has tested positive at Living & Learning Family Centre in Henderson – including the children who were in the teacher’s … Read more

Covid-19: Mt Albert Grammar principal ‘confident’ after student tests positive

Covid-19: Mt Albert Grammar principal 'confident' after student tests positive

The principal of an Auckland college is “really confident” the school community is safe after a student tested positive for Covid-19. The Mt Albert Grammar School student attended classes from October 26 to 28. Principal Patrick Drumm emailed parents on Sunday evening, saying the school would be closed on Monday to identify close contacts. He … Read more

Covid-19: Mt Albert Grammar School student and staffer at Macleans College test positive for Covid

Covid-19: Mt Albert Grammar School student and staffer at Macleans College test positive for Covid

Abigail Dougherty/StuffA support staff member has tested positive.A student at Mt Albert Grammar School has tested positive for Covid-19. The Ministry of Education advised the school late on Sunday night that a student was confirmed as a positive case and had attended classes from October 26 to October 28. A notice sent out by the … Read more

Covid-19: Students at east Auckland’s Macleans College asked to stay at home after staff member tests positive

Covid-19: Students at east Auckland's Macleans College asked to stay at home after staff member tests positive

Abigail Dougherty/StuffA support staff member has tested positive.A staff member at east Auckland’s Macleans College has tested positive for Covid-19. The support staff member had not been in any contact with students, a message on the school’s website stated. All students would return to remote learning for Monday and Tuesday to allow any impacted staff … Read more

Covid-19: Police called to home of positive cases isolating in Far North after a gathering

Covid-19: Police called to home of positive cases isolating in Far North after a gathering

People with Covid-19 in the Far North held a gathering with police now investigating, Stuff understands. “Police have received a report in relation to activity at an address where community cases are self-isolating,” a police spokeswoman said. “We are working with the Ministry of Health to understand the circumstances and determine whether any breaches have … Read more

Covid-19 live: Update on case numbers, Christchurch latest following two positive cases

Covid-19 live: Update on case numbers, Christchurch latest following two positive cases

The Ministry of Health says it was notified on Wednesday evening of two positive Covid-19 cases in Christchurch from the same household. One member of the household had recently returned to Christchurch from Auckland. ALDEN WILLIAMS/StuffPeople queue for groceries outside Durham St New World on Thursday, after two new community cases of Covid-19 were announced … Read more

Covid-19: ‘Here we go again’ – positive case confirmed in Ōtorohanga

Covid-19: 'Here we go again' - positive case confirmed in Ōtorohanga

Mark Taylor/StuffŌtorohanga mayor Max Baxter has urged people to get vaccinated.A new positive Covid-19 case has been found in the Ōtorohanga district. Ōtorohanga mayor Max Baxter told Stuff he had been contacted by the Waikato DHB about a new community case around 10pm on Wednesday. This comes four days after the Ministry of Health advised … Read more

Covid-19: Another positive case confirmed in Ōtorohanga

Covid-19: Another positive case confirmed in Ōtorohanga

Mark Taylor/StuffŌtorohanga mayor Max Baxter has urged people to vaccinated.A new positive Covid-19 case has been found in the Ōtorohanga district. Ōtorohanga mayor Max Baxter posted to social media on Thursday morning to inform the community of the King Country town’s third case. He said the person is already in isolation, but cautioned the community … Read more

Keir Starmer misses PMQs and budget after positive Covid test | Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer has tested positive for Covid, the Labour party has confirmed, meaning he was unable to take part in prime minister’s questions and will not be able to respond to the budget. He has previously had to isolate four times during the pandemic.Ed Miliband took prime minister’s questions and Rachel Reeves, the shadow chancellor, … Read more

Covid lab returned four positive results from 2,400 Sheffield tests | Coronavirus

The laboratory at the centre of the Covid testing fiasco returned just four positive results out of more than 2,400 tests sent to it from one city, the Guardian has learned, raising questions about why it was not discovered sooner.The positivity rate of just 0.2% from Sheffield tests sent to the Wolverhampton lab run by … Read more

Covid-19: More than 30 City Rail Link workers stood down after two test positive

Covid-19: More than 30 City Rail Link workers stood down after two test positive

Two workers from Auckland’s City Rail Link project (CRL) have tested positive for Covid-19 and 31 workers have been stood down as a result. Those affected were working at CRL’s Mt Eden site, where 400 people are employed. The site continued to operate, CRL media manager Ewart Barnsley said. Twenty-eight workers were close contacts and … Read more

COVID-19 outbreak at Melbourne detention hotel sees 17 asylum seekers test positive, one admitted to hospital

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At least 17 asylum seekers detained in a Melbourne facility have tested positive to COVID-19, with one person being treated in hospital.Key points:The Park Hotel in Melbourne is being used as an alternative detention facility to house asylum seekersAn asylum seeker who contracted COVID-19 there said he did not feel safeAustralian Border Force says 55 … Read more

Friend of man missing in outback Queensland tests positive to COVID-19

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The search for a man missing in outback Queensland has taken a bizarre twist, with one of the people he was camping with since testing positive to COVID-19.Key points:At least one person who had been camping with missing man Jeremiah Rivers has returned a positive COVID testIt is unclear if the man contracted the virus … Read more

Judi Love to miss Strictly Come Dancing after testing positive for Covid | Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing contestant Judi Love has tested positive for Covid-19, the BBC show has announced.The standup comedian and Loose Women panellist will miss this weekend’s shows with her professional dance partner, Graziano di Prima, but will return to compete the week after.The 41-year-old had been due to dance the cha-cha to Olivia Newton-John’s song … Read more

U.S. homeland security secretary tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. homeland security secretary tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas speaks during a U.S.-Mexico High Level Security Dialogue (HLSD) at the Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City, Mexico, October 8, 2021. Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERSOct 19 (Reuters) – U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, who is vaccinated, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday morning, the Department … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Person on Waiheke Island tests positive – board chair

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Person on Waiheke Island tests positive - board chair

Auckland has seen a surge in Covid cases with 94 reported today – the highest daily number since the pandemic arrived in this country in March last year. A total of 87 are in Auckland and seven in Waikato.A person on Waiheke Island has tested positive for Covid, local board chair Cath Handley says.The Herald … Read more

Valneva reports positive results for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Valneva reports positive results for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

The logo of Valneva SE is pictured at the company’s headquarters in Saint-Herblain, near Nantes, France, September 13, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane MahePARIS, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Vaccine company Valneva (VLS.PA) reported positive Phase 3 results on Monday for its inactivated, adjuvanted COVID-19 vaccine candidate VLA2001.”These results confirm the advantages often associated with inactivated whole virus vaccines,” … Read more