WV and National Disaster News - June 29, 2021


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WV COVID Update and Stats for June 29, 2021 (WVDHHR) - DHHR has confirmed the death of an 85-year old male from Nicholas County. “Our hearts go out to this family,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “West Virginians ages 12 and older can stop the loss of life by scheduling a COVID vaccine.”

Local News

West Virginia active COVID-19 cases drop below 1,500 (The Parkersburg News & Sentinel)




Myocarditis and the COVID-19 vaccine: What to know about rare heart inflammation (WITF)

Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 181.4 million and WHO says vaccinated should keep wearing face masks (MarketWatch)

How Dangerous Is the Delta Variant, and Will It Cause a COVID Surge in the U.S.? (Scientific American)

Delta variant is forcing officials to rethink Covid-19 measures, even for the vaccinated (CNN) also see: Associated Press



Sweltering temperatures in Pacific Northwest dredge up fears of wildfires  (PBS)

Northwest US faces hottest day of intense heat wave (ABC News)

Thousands Under Evacuation Orders In Siskiyou County (CBS)

3.9 magnitude earthquake rattles San Francisco Bay Area (Associated Press)

Tropical Storm Danny Made Landfall in South Carolina Just Hours After Forming  (The Weather Channel)

Danny makes landfall in the southeastern US (AccuWeather)

'Crazy hot': Seattle shatters all-time high-temperature record (AccuWeather)

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