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Coronavirus cases in Sindh police dept climbs to 975


June 19, 2020

KARACHI: Coronavirus cases in the Sindh police department have mounted to 975 after 102 more personnel tested positive for the infection in the past 2 days, on Friday. According to Sindh police spokesperson, 975 personnel of the Sindh police have been tested positive for the coronavirus so far, while 264 have recovered their health from the deadly virus. 700 offices …

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86 inmates test positive for COVID-19 in Sukkur Central Jail


June 19, 2020

SUKKUR: As many as 86 prisoners and 11 staffer have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at Sukkur Central Jail, on Friday. According to the District Health Officer, tests of 1,100 prisoners of Central Jail Sukkur were conducted out of which 86 inmates were tested positive for the pandemic. Moreover, 11 employees of the jail were also detected with the …

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Sixth trial of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine begins


June 19, 2020

A sixth experimental COVID-19 vaccine from China is now being tested in humans after Clover Biopharmaceuticals said on Friday an early-stage study of its candidate was underway with vaccine boosters from UK’s GSK and US based Dynavax. The trial, which is enrolling about 150 adult and elderly patients, will evaluate the two different boosters, or adjuvants, in combination with Clover’s …

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PUBG Mobile gets new map with improved graphics, new features


June 19, 2020

Online multiplayer game, PUBG, has got Erangel 2.0 Map with improved graphics, new modes, revamped buildings, new features, water reflections and much more.        PUBG has introduced the new map in China where the online game is called ‘Game for Peace’. The Chinese version of PUBG Mobile has now started getting a new update which brings the Erangel 2.0 map …

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Trae Tha Truth organizes Juneteenth ‘Ride for Justice’ in Houston


June 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston rapper and social activist Trae Tha Truth posted a flyer on his Instagram, inviting the community to come out and celebrate Juneteenth, H-Town style. Slabs, vehicles, and swangas are expected to start the Peace Ride for Justice at 900 Emancipation Avenue on Friday.   The event starts in Third Ward at 1:30 p.m. and Trae …

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Houston ISD says no year-round classes for 2020-21 school year


June 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — In a letter sent to parents on Thursday, Houston Independent School District announced it will not move forward with the proposed year-round school year. The proposal would have allowed for an amended 11-month academic calendar for the 2020-21 school year. The district asked for feedback from parents, saying their comments were essential into making the decision. …

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Texans with unemployment benefits will have to job hunt soon


June 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Despite another 1.5 million Americans applying for unemployment this week, there are a number of companies hiring. In about two weeks, Texans on unemployment will have to start looking for work. To get them ready, ABC13 partnered with Workforce Solutions for a virtual job fair. “You don’t want to be the last person in line when …

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Bun B, Justin Reid and Travis Johnson talk with teens about equality


June 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston rapper Bun B, Texans star Justin Reid and former Texans Travis Johnson talked to a group of teenagers from the Boys and Girls Club about equality and what that looks like in the modern world. Watch the video above for the full Q’d Up interview. Catch a Q’d Up interview every Thursday on at 10:30 …

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Here’s how to celebrate Juneteenth events in the Houston area


June 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — Celebrated June 19, the Juneteenth holiday honors the day in 1865 when Union General Gordon Granger announced in Galveston the abolition of slavery in Texas, according to the National Juneteenth Register. This announcement came more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation became official in 1863. In Texas, Juneteenth became a state holiday in 1980, according to …

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