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BYU, Utah, Utah State self-report 245 cases of COVID-19 from 'campus community'

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Aug 4th - 11:06pm

As colleges and universities across the country reopen their doors following the coronavirus pandemic shutdown, Utah’s institutions of higher education are taking multiple precautions and safeguards to prevent the spread of the virus on campus.

Coronavirus updates: Canyons School District delays start date 1 week Staff  |  Updated Aug 4th - 10:36pm

Here are the latest updates on COVID-19 from Utah and around the world.

Utah unemployment office: look for work or lose payments starting Aug. 15

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 4th - 9:13pm

Utah’s Unemployment Insurance Division is warning about a big change coming mid-August that will require those previously deemed “job-attached” to start searching for work in order to receive weekly payments.

CDC warns parents to be on lookout for acute flaccid myelitis in children

Maggie Fox, CNN  |  Posted Aug 4th - 8:41pm

Parents and pediatricians need to be on the lookout in the coming months for a rare, paralyzing condition that affects young children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

Progress slow as urgency grows on virus relief legislation

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 8:23pm

Frustrated Senate Republicans re-upped their complaints Tuesday that Democratic negotiators are taking too hard a line in talks on a sweeping coronavirus relief bill, but an afternoon negotiating session brought at least modest concessions from both sides, even as an agreement appears far off.

From concept to classroom: What will your student’s school look like?

Deanie Wimmer, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 4th - 7:47pm

Schools all over Utah are working to carry out their reopening plans recently submitted to the state. And COVID-19 safeguards will make this year look very different.

Worries about 2020 census' accuracy grow with cut schedule

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 3:31pm

The U.S. Census Bureau is cutting its schedule for data collection for the 2020 census a month short as legislation that would have extended the national head count's deadlines stalls in Congress. The move is worrying researchers, politicians and others who say the change will miss hard-to-count communities, including minorities and immigrants, and produce less trustworthy data.

'Too many are selfish': US nears 5 million virus cases

Suman Naishadham, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 3:18pm

Fourth of July gatherings, graduation parties, no-mask weddings, crowded bars — there are reasons the U.S. has racked up more than 155,000 coronavirus deaths, by far the most of any country, and is fast approaching an off-the-charts 5 million confirmed infections, easily the highest in the world.

378 more COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths reported in Utah Tuesday

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Updated Aug 4th - 1:23pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 378 from Monday, with seven more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Gephardt: Internet data caps returning, impacting pandemic telecommuters

Matt Gephardt, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 4th - 7:24am

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is forcing thousands of Utahns to use the internet as telecommuters so they can work and learn from home.

As pandemic increases need, Utah-based nonprofit Eye Care 4 Kids ready to double its capacity

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 4th - 6:54am

Nonprofit Eye Care 4 Kids on Monday broke ground on an expansion of its Utah clinic that officials say will double the number of children it can serve.

Coronavirus updates: 354 cases, 3 deaths in Utah as talks resume on relief bill Staff  |  Updated Aug 3rd - 11:03pm

Here are the latest updates on COVID-19 from Utah and around the world.

The FDA's list of dangerous hand sanitizers has now grown to more than 100

Harmeet Kaur, CNN  |  Posted Aug 3rd - 8:36pm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded its warning about hand sanitizers to avoid, with the list now topping 100.

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 3rd - 7:49pm

Putting your child on the bus for the first day of school is always a leap of faith for a parent. Now, on top of the usual worries about youngsters adjusting to new teachers and classmates, there’s COVID-19.

Why you may be having trouble getting your Z’s during the pandemic

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 3rd - 7:32pm

Take comfort in knowing you might not be the only one having a hard time sleeping during the pandemic. KSL TV interviewed Intermountain Healthcare sleep psychologist Lori Neeleman to understand what might be making it difficult for people to get quality sleep right now.

Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 3rd - 6:35pm

Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and aid to schools struggling to reopen safely assuming a higher profile in the talks.

354 more COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths reported in Utah Monday

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Updated Aug 3rd - 1:07pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 354 from Sunday, with 3 more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.

KSL Investigates: Change in Utah motor home registration fees leaves some parked

Matt Gephardt and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 3rd - 10:46am

The KSL Investigators found a recent law change has some people experiencing sticker shock when they register their motor home.

Lord & Taylor, owner of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, seeks bankruptcy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 3rd - 10:28am

Lord & Taylor, America's oldest retailer, is seeking bankruptcy protection, as is the owner of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, lengthening the list of major retail chains that have faltered in the pandemic.