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Virus ‘swallowing’ people in India; crematoriums overwhelmed

For the fourth straight day, India on Sunday set a global daily record for new infections.

Low on beds, oxygen, India adds global high 314K virus cases

The 314,835 infections added in the past 24 hours raise India’s total past 15.9 million cases since the pandemic began. It’s second to the United States.

Ontario retracts new restrictions that drew the ire of many

Ontario’s premier has retracted restrictions that banned playgrounds and allowed police to require anyone not at home to explain why they’re out and provide their address after a backlash from police forces, health officials and the public.

Italy enters 3-day Easter lockdown amid vaccination snags

The lockdown comes as Italy reported another 21,000 new infections on Saturday.

COVID-19 outbreak leads to postponement of 3-game Nationals series vs. Mets

Five other players and one staff member are under quarantine after contact tracing determined they might have been exposed, too.

UNCW identifies two clusters of COVID-19 cases

UNCW says the individuals involved in these clusters are isolating and receiving medical monitoring and/or treatment as needed.

Macron to address the nation as France’s epidemic surges

Previous nationwide lockdowns in March and October of 2020 were announced by Macron in televised speeches.

Duke University lifts stay-in-place order for undergraduates

The order was lifted effective Sunday morning and means all in-person courses will resume their standard delivery method, whether in-person or hybrid.

One year past first COVID-19 case, Brunswick County sees small but steady improvements

Two more individuals died this past week, bringing the total number of resident deaths to 141.

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Missing 20-year-old man found dead

The Wilmington Police Department reported a man missing earlier this week, has been found dead.

Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88

Price was known for such hits as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” and “Stagger Lee.”

Plans for George Floyd Memorial Center in downtown Raleigh formally unveiled

George Floyd's family wants to associate his name with a path to progress for local young people, through a proposed memorial center in his name.

Rocky Point woman celebrates her 100th birthday

Today, One Pender County woman celebrated a milestone, her 100th birthday.