Cleveland, Ohio 2021-01-23 07:00:43 –
Cleveland (WJW) – Just three weeks into 2021 was another busy week of news. For those of you who missed it, here are some of FOX8.com’s top stories.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took office Wednesday at a unique ceremony, subject to coronavirus restrictions and tight security.
At the inauguration, Lady Gaga sang the national anthem, poet laureate Amanda Gorman read it, and Jennifer Lopez and Garth Brooks performed.
“So now, in this sacred place where violence tried to shake the foundations of the Capitol just a few days ago, we as one country under an indivisible god to carry out two or more peaceful transitions. Gather. For centuries. We look ahead in our own American way, restless, bold, optimistic, what we can and must do. When we look at the countries we know, “Biden said in a speech.
On Wednesday, Biden signed several executive orders, including those related to pandemics and the re-entry of the United States into the climate change agreement in Paris.
Ohio Curfew Extension
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine said Thursday that the curfew from 10 pm to 5 am will be extended. It is set to expire on Saturday. He did not mention the new date of health orders aimed at controlling the spread of the coronavirus.
“Look, we want to get rid of it. The next step will probably be 11 o’clock, but we’re not there,” DeWine said.
Woman explains the reaction
A woman shares her response to the COVID-19 vaccine. Cheryl Brennan, who has an existing allergy, received the vaccine at Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres.
“In 18 minutes, my throat seemed to start closing,” she said, quickly waving and honking, adding that immediate help came.
“My blood pressure went above 125 to 185, which I think is very life-threatening …. They connected the electrodes. They put me an ice pack. 4 One EMT and two nurses helped me and they lowered my blood pressure within 45 minutes. “
According to experts, the response to the vaccine is very rare, occurring in 1 in 100,000 people.
One lawmaker suggests that the $ 1,400 stimulus check, which is part of the proposed $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus rescue program, goes to people who have been vaccinated with COVID-19.
In an interview with Yahoo Finance, Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH 15) said, “We’re actually buying something for $ 1,400, so we want the government to consider that option. This is herd immunity. “
He suggested that the fastest way to move the economy is to vaccinate people and return to work or school.
“If people are willing to vaccinate, I’m happy to accept a $ 1,400 stimulus check,” Stibers said.
Stefanski is a top coach
The Cleveland Browns season ended on Sunday, but the team still received some good news.
Sporting News and Professional Football Writers of America have nominated Kevin Stefanski as their coach this year. He is the first Browns head coach to win the PFWA honor since 1986.
Cleveland finished the regular season with a record of 11-5 and won the first playoff game since January 1, 1995. Stefanski, who tested positive for COVID-19, was forced to watch from the basement.
The Browns fell to Chiefs 22-17 in the AFC Divisional Round.
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