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The Latest: Alabama Gov. Ivey extends help for hospitals

Oct. 09, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has extended through the end of the October a COVID-19 state of emergency that relaxes some health care regulations to help hospitals with coronavirus patients. The order was scheduled to expire Tuesday. The order was aimed at...

Vaccination, recent negative test rules in place in Honolulu

Sep. 13, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Proof of vaccination or a negative test was required as of Monday to visit most Oahu businesses and state facilities. The move comes as the delta variant has caused COVID-19 case counts to rise dramatically across the state in the...

Cruise lines require vaccinations, tests, amid virus surge

Aug. 26, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Joel Steckler was eager for his first cruise in more than a year and a half, and he chose the ship that just two months ago became the first to accept passengers again after a long pandemic shutdown. Steckler was fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that...

UK health chief sees 'unfair' pricing for COVID travel tests

Aug. 08, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s competition watchdog said Sunday it will look into the cost of COVID-19 testing for travelers after Health Secretary Sajid Javid complained that high prices for the government-mandated tests were preventing some people from going on vacation. ...

6 people test positive for COVID-19 after Caribbean cruise

Jul. 30, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

Six passengers who sailed on a Royal Caribbean ship tested positive for COVID-19 near the end of their cruise and were immediately quarantined, the company said Friday. The passengers – four adults and two minors – were on the Adventure of the Seas ship for a 7-day...