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The Latest: South Korea hits pandemic high for daily cases

Jul. 20, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported a new daily high for coronavirus cases, putting pressure on authorities to extend their toughest distancing rules. The 1,784 cases confirmed in the previous 24-hour period is the biggest single-day jump since the pandemic...

Kansas debate heats up over nursing homes' visitor rules

Jul. 20, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Families and advocates for the elderly in Kansas argue that with most nursing home residents vaccinated against COVID-19, some facilities' visiting rules need to be relaxed, though the delta variant's spread is making operators nervous. A state...

Groups urge changes as Tennessee seeks long-term care funds

Jun. 28, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee advocates say the state has an opportunity to increase funding for home-and community-based care, arguing the relief will help provide critical support to the elderly, disabled and their families. Under the latest COVID-19 relief law,...