It’s one of life’s greatest joys, and perhaps the one we’ve missed the most, over these past few months—eating good food, especially around a table packed with friends. Whether a 10-course tasting menu at a Michelin-starred restaurant or a simple street-food meal, culinary pleasures are some of the very best parts of travel. And if you’re going for gastronomic gold, some places provide more treasures than most. Here’s our list of the world’s finest culinary cities—places worth the visit, simply for the food they put on your plate. Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City. (David Carballar/Unsplash)Mexico City Drawing on Aztec and Mayan culinary traditions dating back more than 10,000 years, Mexican cuisine was bestowed a rare honor by UNESCO, which recognized it as an “intangible cultural heritage.” Corn, chilies, even…
“Anyone who was at Planet Fitness between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 24 should stay at home for 14 days since being exposed, which would be until Wednesday, July 8,” a statement by the Monongalia County Health Department said, adding that “about 205” people were at the gym during that window of time.
West Virginia is seeing an increase in cases, about 400 in the past 12 days, the Monongalia County Health Department reports. In the 10 days prior to that, cases rose by about 240.
“Out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of the community, we are closing the club for an additional deep cleaning,” Planet Fitness Morgantown said in a recording when called by CNN for comment, adding the club will reopen at 6 a.m. Tuesday.
The Planet Fitness corporate office was notified that a member of the Morgantown gym tested positive, and it is not aware of any additional members or employees reporting symptoms, according to statement from McCall Gosselin, senior vice president of communications.
“We will continue to take every necessary precaution to ensure the safety of our community, and we have taken a number of steps across all of our locations, which include enhanced cleanliness and sanitization policies and procedures, extensive training for staff, physical distancing measures, reducing physical touch points in the club with touchless check-in, and more,” the statement said.
CNN has reached out to the Monongalia County Health Department for updates and additional comment.
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Focus News: Over 200 People Advised to Quarantine After Possible COVID-19 Exposure at Gym
BEIJING—China’s factory activity likely grew for the fourth month in June but the pace may be waning, as global demand stayed subdued while a fresh CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus outbreak in the Chinese capital and rising worldwide cases threaten to undermine a gradual domestic recovery. The official manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI), due for release on June 30, is expected to ease to 50.4 in June, from 50.6 in May, according to the median forecast of 29 economists polled by Reuters. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion in activity. With travel bans finally lifted in April in Wuhan, the epicenter of the country’s CCP virus crisis, China has largely managed to recover from strict lockdowns that had led to weeks of economic paralysis. Yet export demand has remained…