COVID-19 Coverage

International students at BYU find new hope with Biden’s immigrant-friendly policies

International students that were adversely affected by the pandemic and some decisions made by the Trump administration have found new hope of completing their education in the U.S. with President Joe Biden and his immigration-friendly policies.

Will wards continue live-stream meetings beyond pandemic?

Local leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are undecided on whether meetings will continue to be livestreamed to accommodate the sick and disabled members of their congregations.

Delta lifting restrictions

https://youtu.be/PfK6QoeWao8If you’re a frequent flyer, you can expect to see some changes on Delta airlines.On May 1, the airline will begin booking middle seats...

Utah company develops first fully FDA-authorized COVID-19 test

A biotech company from Utah has developed the first COVID-19 test to be fully authorized for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Church historic sites offer virtual tours to thousands worldwide

Missionaries at Church historic sites are offering guided virtual tours for thousands of viewers across the world in compliance with COVID-19 restrictions.

14 Utah temples to open baptistry, 7 temples move to Phase 3

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced 39 temples will open their baptistries as part of Phase 2-B, including 14 in Utah, and seven temples will enter Phase 3 during the month of April.

BYU COVID-19 vaccination site

https://youtu.be/FB0yw3rnLwkA new COVID-19 vaccination site opened this week at BYU. Newsline reporter Rachel Smith sat down with Danica Topham from the Utah County Health...

Non-profit helps communities provide resources to those struggling during pandemic

Intellihelp aims to help those who have been affected negatively by COVID-19 by connecting members of the community to each other in providing necessary resources.

Couples struggle to schedule temple dates, plan weddings

COVID-19 temple restrictions have caused Latter-day Saint couples to struggle in securing dates for temple sealings and endowments, creating wedding planning difficulties.

Hate crimes against Asian

Hate crimes against Asian descents around the U.S. are under the spotlight since the Atlanta shooting.According to Statista, anti-Asian hate crimes increased 150% from...

How BYU students can sign up for COVID-19 vaccinations

BYU students can make COVID-19 vaccination appointments starting today after Utah Gov. Spencer Cox's announcement last week.

Vaccine Eligibility

https://youtu.be/sH2bglkbcdELindsay Wyson reports on eligibility for the Covid-19 vaccine

BYU research adapts to the pandemic

Over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic affected research across BYU campus, creating unique challenges and opportunities for each school and college at BYU.

Utah County assisted living facilities work toward normalcy

Assisted living facilities and programs in Utah County are taking steps to return back to normal with many residents now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

BYU students put on Royal Ball

A group of BYU students are putting on a "Bridgerton" inspired royal ball at Wadley Farms in Lindon on March 26 and 27.

Gov. Cox announces all Utah adults are eligible for vaccine next week

Gov. Spencer Cox announced all Utah adults will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting March 24.

Good news Thursday: Opera singer volunteers at hospital, tiny homes help homeless people

Soprano steps in to help COVID-19 patientsArta Jashari helps out at the Pulmonological Clinic in Pristina, Kosovo in any way she can. Whether that...

Concerts during Covid

https://youtu.be/vyNMph-QXaIMegan Pickett reports on the status of concerts during Covid
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