COVID-19 Bulletin (10/26/21) – D Magazine
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 603 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths Monday.
New international COVID-19 air travel policies to begin November 8 WFAA Reports. The new policies include full vaccination requirements for non-immigrant adults traveling to the United States and proof of a negative COVID-19 test. There are limited exemptions for adults. Children under 18 will not be required to be fully immunized but will need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test.
Dallas Mavericks set to lift COVID-19 requirements, The Dallas Morning News reports. While masks are still required, the Dallas Mavericks are lifting their requirement that fans show full proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test taken within 48 hours to attend home games. If Dallas’ average daily case count exceeds 500, the original requirements will be reinstated.
Moderna says their low-dose COVID-19 injection works on children ages 6 to 11 KERA reports. Moderna says preliminary results showed vaccinated children developed anti-virus antibodies similar to levels young adults produce after full-strength injections. Moderna’s study showed that, like adults, children who were vaccinated had temporary side effects, including fatigue, headache, fever, and pain at the injection site.