Tag: COVID

‘COVID bandit’ leaves $6,800 tip for Colorado restaurant staff

A generous diner in Denver left a $ 6,800 tip at a restaurant Saturday night. The anonymous diner who goes by the moniker “COVID bandit” left the huge tip at Guard and Grace, a high-end steakhouse in Denver’s central business district, chef and owner Troy Guard wrote on Facebook. The tip amounted to $ 200…

‘Why would anyone get the jab after this?’: AP criticized for saying Covid vaccination WON’T bring life back to normal

Mainstream US media is under fire for publishing an article telling Americans that life won’t go back to normal even after they’ve been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 – and critics argue the message discourages vaccination. In an AP article from Saturday, which has since been republished by a number of news outlets including NBC New…

Ontario’s school testing program finds 32 COVID cases in 3,706 tests

The province’s school testing program continues to report low numbers of COVID-19 cases, statistics obtained by the Star show. Of 3,706 tests conducted, 32 new cases were found. The testing began in late January in Ottawa and Sudbury, and in February in those two public health regions plus Toronto, Peel and Hamilton. While most of…

‘Idea of Sacrifice a complete nonstarter in US culture before Covid’: Pandemic spurred major shift in American values, study finds

Researchers from UCLA and Harvard University analyzed internet activity, namely online searches and social media posts, and found a significant return to more traditional, rural American values emerged as the pandemic took hold. The team studied online activity during the two 10-week periods either side of March 13, 2020, the date Covid-19 was declared a…