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The White House and Congress said Tuesday they are preparing a large $ 1 trillion to help rescue the US economy from the bite of an ever-deepening of the new coronavirus. A key component :, possible for $ 1,000. Congressional leaders said they hoped for a vote on the bill this week.
medical workers in the front line of life-saving appliances and concern for their own safety. health departments across the country on Monday was the deadliest day since the outbreak began. , This virus has now claimed at least 108 lives in the US
In New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the shelter so that the place could come within the next 48 hours – even though Governor Andrew Cuomo hours later. NBA superstar announced that he tested positive for coronavirus. He was among four players to test positive Brooklyn Nets for COVID-19.
More than 6,300 people have been diagnosed with the virus in the US global death toll of more than 7,900, with the most aggressive outbreak still spreading in Europe and Iran.
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Tom Hanks said he felt “blahs” but no fever when he and wife Rita Wilson remained in isolation at the residence of Australia after being discharged from hospital after a diagnosis of coronavirus them.
A representative for the Oscar winner confirmed Tuesday that the couple is no longer hospitalized, and Hanks himself to give an update saying it does the job and his wife beat him at cards they keep themselves quarantined.
“Hey folks good news :. One week after testing positive in self-isolation, much the same symptoms but no fever blahs folding laundry and washing dishes leads to a nap on the couch .. my wife’s bad news :. has won six straight hand of Gin Rummy and now leads with 201 points, “he posted on social media Tuesday night.
Instead of a picture of himself or his wife, the post shows an old typewriter that he was traveling with the “I use to love. We all together have. Flatten the curve,” he wrote, promoting the idea of social distance to prevent further spread of the disease
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South Korean city mayor of the worst-hit by a coronavirus said 87 new cases have been discovered from the local hospital nurse, raising concerns about a possible spike in infections after they have diminished over the past week.
infections in nursing homes are not fully reflected in national figures announced by South Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or KCDC, who said that the case in Daegu up 46 in the 24 hours ending at midnight.
South Korean officials have been struggling to stem the infection in hospitals, nursing homes, disability organizations and the live-in facility, which critics say has been badly governed for many more years.
South Korea has confirmed at least 8.413 coronavirus cases, including 84 deaths
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Canada and the United States to work out the details of the prohibition against non-essential travel between the two countries in the new coronavirus pandemic, an official said Canada late Tuesday. The official was not authorized to discuss details ahead of the middle of the discussion and the announcement and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.
Both countries are eager to break the spread of the virus but also eager to continue their critical economic relations.
truck drivers and Canadian snowbirds, who lived in the US for part of the year, among them are expected to gain liberation.
Completely closing the border would cause severe economic damage to the United States and Canada since the two economies are so closely integrated.
that a deal will be announced on Wednesday.
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NHL Ottawa Senators announced Tuesday night that one of their players had tested positive for COVID-19
In a statement. , The team says he “has had mild symptoms and in isolation.”
statement said Senator “was in the process of notifying anyone who has been known for close contact with the athletes” and that, “as a result of the positive cases, all the Senators Ottawa asked to remain isolated, for health monitoring them and seek the advice of the medical staff of our team. “
this he CBSSports.com the first NHL player known to have tested positive.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and singer Ciara Tuesday announced that they donate 1 million meals through the Food Lifeline.
“Obviously this worldwide pandemic, coronavirus, change the world, second by second, minute by minute,” Wilson said in a video posted to Twitter. “People lost loved ones.”
quarterback said the couple partnered with Food Lifeline in Seattle to donate 1 million meals to “hopefully make a difference.”
“We want to encourage everyone out there to join us in any way you can – big or small,” Ciara said.
The world needs us all. unprecedented times. And I support our community in Seattle by donating 1 million meals to Seattle Rally & support food banks locally you Let’s all keep the faith during this difficult time
On Tuesday night, at least 108 people have died of coronavirus in the US, and there were at least 6,300 cases in the country. Here is a breakdown of the death toll of US:
55 – Washington13 – New York11 – California6 – Florida4 – Louisiana3 – New Jersey2 – virginia2 – Indiana2 – Colorado2 – Texas1 – Illinois1 – Nevada1 – Kansas1 – South Dakota1 – georgia1 – Oregon1 – Kentucky1 – South Carolina
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the number of cases in New York City “has gone up literally more than 100 cases in a day trip” in an interview with MSNBC on Tuesday night.
According to the mayor, there are now 923 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 10 related deaths in New York City.
NEW: NYC Mayor de Blasio announced there are now 923 cases of coronavirus in the city, and that 10 people were killed.
“It’s unbelievable how fast this crisis is developing now,” he said. “… this is moving very quickly. We should all be very concerned about how we find a way to slow the virus’s path. The idea of the shelter-in-place should be considered now.”
“This is the reality we are facing now,” he added. “Get ready for the possibility because it is not so much an idea at this point.”
On Tuesday night, the New York Department of Health has registered 1,374 cases statewide.
A team member Fire and EMS Washington DC, has tested positive for coronavirus, the department said in a statement Tuesday.
the department did not provide details about the patient, but said officials track down the person’s contacts and reach out to people who may need to be tested.
Governor of New York on Tuesday night waved the idea of putting New York City under the policy because the coronavirus pandemic – just a few hours after the mayor said the city residents they should be “ready now” for that possibility.
“I do not think refuge in a place that really works for the region,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo said in an interview with CNN.
The Queens native said that as “New York City Boy” himself, he expects New York will not follow orders like that, and it will not work well for the rest of the country. words
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio in a press conference earlier in the day that the New York “should be prepared now for the possibility of a shelter in order to place,” and that a decision could come within the next two days.
“It has not happened yet but it is definitely the possibility at the moment,” said de Blasio. “I believe the decision to be made within the next 48 hours, and it was very, very difficult decision.”
De Blasio, however, does not have the authority to make a call like that – it would have to come from Cuomo. the governor’s office emphasized this point in a preliminary statement issued after de Blasio’s press conference.
Savannah Guthrie will be anchoring the “Today” from home on Wednesday because of “a mild sore throat,” he said in a tweet Tuesday night.
“Hi everybody! Well, this would be a first. I’ll retaining TODAY from my house!” , “In an abundance of caution and vigilance model for super CDC has asked us all, I stayed at home because I have a mild sore throat and runny nose.”
“This is the advice of the medical team were outstanding NBC and my boss”. “I feel good and I’m sure I’ll be back in a short time – but during these days, we all need to be extra careful and caring people around us #loveyourneighbor So see you tomorrow at TODAY -. From my basement! ”
A police officerNYPD officers had tested positive for coronavirus, Lt. John Grimpel told CBS News. The clerk working at the police station first, which includes the southern tip of Manhattan, Governors Island, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.
Grimpel added that 17 officers, including officers in the positive, which is due out coronavirus. But he would not say if they have symptoms, if they got tested or if they themselves are quarantined.
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Many gyms around the country to temporarily shut down to slow the spread of coronavirus. Some facilities are planning to reopen at the end of the month, while others do not have a schedule.
Orangetheory has more than 1 million members across more than 1,000 locations worldwide. CEO David Long said the cost of membership will be suspended during the closure and that expectation fitness chain to reopen March 31
Gold’s Gym, which has 3 million members and 700 locations, also said he hopes to reopen in a location March 31 closed Tuesday-owned company, and individual franchises given the leeway to decide whether to close.
South Korea capital Seoul, cleaning crew cleans subway cars several times each day, volunteers hand masks and hand sanitizer for free and drive-by testing 10,000 people coronavirus give their results every day.
All of this is part of a national action plan which brought down the rate of infection without lockdowns city.
“Early diagnosis is the key to combating this virus,” said Tina Park, executive director of the Canadian Center for the Responsibility to Protect. “In South Korea, they have adopted a measure called T three, so the trail, test and treat.”
Meanwhile, in China, the government attack.
In this epidemic of heart Wuhan, city officials built two hospitals with more than 2,000 beds in the span of a few weeks. To stop the spread, great lockdown radiated out to nearly 60 million people across central China, with contact tracing for approximately 80,000 people infected.
strong armed tactics used against those who refuse to wear a mask, with some beaten and others were locked in their homes, said in quarantine. – Ramy Inocencio
Navajo Nation announced the first coronavirus case on Tuesday, President Jonathan Nez said in a statement
The release described the patient as a 46-year-old recently. travel history living in Chilchinbeto, Arizona. Chilchinbeto is in the northeastern part of the country.
“We have health experts and emergency planning and preparing for this situation for several weeks,” Nez tweeted. “We call on our Navajo people to do their best to stay calm and make good decisions to stay at home to prevent the spread of the virus among our society.”
With the hospital warned they are not prepared for the impending crisis, the Ministry of Defense donated five million surgical masks and 2,000 ventilator. The military also uses laboratory test kit for the civil process. And Tuesday, Vice President Mike Pence called on the construction industry to donate a face mask.
But in the meantime, overwhelmed, health care workers were short-staffed and ill-equipped in the front lines told CBS News they do not have enough medical supplies to protect themselves and patients.
medical supply shortages forced some states request assistance of $ 8 billion in federal stockpile. Washington state, which has seen more than 50 deaths and more than 900 confirmed cases of coronavirus, has received over 145,000 N-95 respirators and surgical masks 238 560 to help fight the spread.
The lack of testing coronavirus has missed 200 health workers in Connecticut because they are potentially exposed to the virus. Until they are tested, they can not return to work – .. The tense system
In Brooklyn, the situation is so desperate that first responders lined up to take a surgical mask donated
with more than 5,800 cases and at least 100 deaths, the US is at a critical point in the fight against the pandemic coronavirus, according to the Surgeon General Jerome Adams.
in an interview with “CBS Evening News” anchor Norah O’Donnell, Adams stressed that the next 15 days will be very important to combat the pandemic in the US He also warned that if the Americans do not take it seriously, the nation could face pandemics such as Italy – where more than 2,500 people have been killed.
Read interview with Adams.
Correction: An earlier version of this post-food deaths in Italy.
West Virginia Tuesday announced that the patient has tested positive for coronavirus, according to. West Virginia was the last country that has not confirmed the case.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice says this case comes from the eastern panhandle state, according to WOWK. Before the case was announced, Justice has declared an emergency to help free up resources to fight the virus.
said in a recent interview that he was among four players Brooklyn Nets for testing positive for coronavirus. “Everyone be careful, take care of themselves and quarantine. We’ll get through this,” Durant said Tuesday.
The Nets announced Tuesday that four players have tested positive for COVID-19, but they did not identify the player. Only one player who showed symptoms but all four isolated under the care of a team of doctors.
All the players and members of the traveling party Nets were asked to self-isolate. This organization is in the process of notifying anyone who has a known contact with players, including recent opponent.
“The health of the players and our staff is the highest priority for the organization and the team did everything in its power to ensure that those affected receive the best care possible,” said a team statement. “As always, we appreciate the support of our fans, partners and surrounding communities, and we hope everyone who fights this virus recover quickly.”
The new coronavirus is expected to place, but it heats industry struggling just a few months ago. weapons
Kurt Green, this Staudt manager Gun shop in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, said his store did $ 30,000 in sales on Monday alone. “It was easily the busiest we’ve ever had,” said Green, who added that sales at the store nine years rose at least 50% of a typical day. purchase of ammunition also jumped more than 20%.
Gun dealers around the country say they are seeing a record number of customers in the last few days. online stores have trouble keeping up. A message on the 1-800 number in order Ammo.com say “very high volume” means “wait time will be longer than usual.”
The Department of Defense will provide the Department of Health and Human Services for up to 5 million a respirator mask and up to 2,000 deployable ventilator to assist with the response to coronavirus Defense Minister Mark Esper, Tuesday.
During a press conference at the Pentagon, Esper put down some steps the department is taking to support the federal government’s efforts to cope with the deadly virus, which has claimed the lives of 100 Americans.
Esper said 5 million N95 respirator masks and other personal protective equipment, will come from the strategic reserves of the Pentagon, and the first 1 million masks will be available soon.
The UN announced Tuesday that it would suspend most of the refugee settlements in an effort to stop the spread of the virus. In a press release, the organization wrote that the travel restrictions make critical resettlement for refugees.
“refugee families were directly affected by the regulations quickly developed in the course of their journey, with some delays spacious while others have been stranded or separated from family members,” says the UN. “In addition, UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, worrying that international travel can increase the exposure of refugees to the virus. ”
The organization stressed that the suspension is temporary and that it will work “to ensure that the movement can continue for most critical emergency cases as much as possible.” It said the suspension would begin within a few days.
The leaders of European Union countries have agreed to institute a travel ban that prohibits most foreigners entering the block for 30 days to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to immediately close the external border of the 27-nation bloc.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the proposals by European Union officials “got a lot of support by member states. It is up to them now to apply, they say they will immediately do it. “German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that European leaders agreed in a conference call for the Commission’s proposal for a ban on entry to the ‘exception is very, very limited.’
Merkel said that citizens of Switzerland, Liechtenstein, the UK and Norway are exempted EU leaders also agreed to coordinate the repatriation of EU citizens stranded outside the block, he said
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that New York must be “ready” for the possibility of a shelter that place.
“this is a reality that is being discussed as the crisis continues to grow, “he said at a press conference.
De Blasio said the decision on whether to issue a shelter that point must be made within” 48 hours. “
on Tuesday, there were 814 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York City, according to De Blasio. Seven New York has died.
“It’s quite clear t that it is a crisis that is growing rapidly,” said the mayor.
Guatemala moved to block deportation from the US on Tuesday by temporarily suspending bilateral agreements yes Trump ng allows the administration to send non-Guatemalan asylum seekers to the country.
move came one day after Guatemala announced a rupture in response to coronavirus pandemic increases.
conservative Guatemalan government announced Tuesday it would stop accepting asylum seekers were deported under the so-called “Cooperative Agreement Asylum.” the country’s foreign ministry also said the US from Guatemala deported scheduled for Tuesday was canceled.
The foreign ministry said the suspension would remain in place while the “adequate” sanitation protocol established, but did not give a timeframe.
Thousands of people in Florida that seem to ignore the guidelines during the outbreak. Despite warnings from public health experts, photos and videos showing the beach throughout the country are packed with spring.
The New York City Board of Corrections is to release inmates who are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19. In a statement Tuesday, the council urged city officials to follow the lead of Los Angeles County and Cuyahoga County in Ohio, which has released hundreds of prisoners in an effort to minimize the potential outbreak behind bars.
“The City must drastically reduce the number of people in prison now and limit new admissions to exceptional circumstances,” the statement said. “The city should begin this process now. Jail this city has a special challenge to prevent transmission of the disease on a regular day and even more during a public health crisis.”
The board provides oversight for the city Department of Corrections. It urged the city to release the prisoners following:
People over 50 years
People with conditions underlying health, including lung disease, heart disease, diabetes, cancer or a weakened immune system body
people detained for administrative reasons, including failure to appear and parole violation
person serving a sentence of one year or less
“After these people released from prison, the city must continue to work with the district attorney, the defense bar and the judiciary to identify all others detained New York to bereleased from prison, “the statement added. It said the Department of Corrections and Correctional Medical Services should also provide “COVID-19 screening, discharge planning, including the connection to health and mental health services for those who need support on release.”
makes it difficult for retailers to keep the toilet paper on the shelves of the store, but a face mask and hand sanitizer such, there is no actual shortage of rolls coveted, according to the company that makes them.
Procter & Gamble said it was sending a record high level of Charmin and other brands: “Demand continues to supply exceeding this time, but we are working hard to get products to our retailers as quickly as humanly possible,” a company spokesman consumer product said in an email. “We continue to produce and ship Charmin to our resellers.”
Italian, the nation’s second hardest-hit after China in coronavirus pandemic in the world, has announced the new figures show it has a third of the total deaths in the world of the new virus. Italy on Tuesday to add more than 3,500 new positive cases, bringing the total to 31 506. In addition, another 345 people with the virus have died, bringing the total death Italy for 2503.
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Attorneys representing inmates in a Mississippi prison where 13 people have died since late last year filed a motion on Monday asking for emergency assistance in the midst of a global outbreak of coronavirus, which has infected thousands in the United States and has killed at least 80 people.
motion, filed in federal court as part of an existing lawsuit, asking a judge to order the Mississippi Department of Corrections (mdoc) to conduct a live test for all inmates and employees at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, which is home to about 2,100 inmates.
“in the face of a pandemic coronavirus, Parchman inmates are powerless in the most literal sense of words, and without the intervention of Court, mdoc will default to approach the same weak against a crisis that has become the norm in Parchman,” said filing ,
New Andr ew York Governor Cuomo announced Tuesday that the country will open the drive-thru coronavirus testing facility in Nassau County, Suffolk County, Staten Island and Rockland County. A Nassau County drive-thru will be open Tuesday, a day after the facility first opened in the state, in New Rochelle.
“Drive-through the mobile phone testing facilities help keep sick or at risk of having contracted the coronavirus of the health facility where they could infect others,” said Cuomo in.
“This facility is an important part of the program is the nation’s leading test of Governors for thousands of people per day for COVID-19 on this week.”
Tuesday, there were more than 1,300 cases of coronavirus in 18 counties in New York, according to the governor. Twelve people were killed
“My message to the citizens of New York is this :. Be a little more sensitive, understanding the stress, to understand fear, be a little more loving, a little more compassion, a little bit more entertaining , a little more cooperative, “said Cuomo. “We’ll get through it and we’ll pass it along.”
Marriott, in the corporate world biggest, said in a statement Tuesday it was “experiencing a significant drop in demand in the global property ‘and’ adjust global operations in accordance meaning either reduced hours or temporary leave to many colleagues we were on our property. ‘
“Our colleagues will keep their health benefits during this difficult period and continue to be eligible for company-paid short-term disability income protection that gives free should they get sick,” he said.
Dr. Caitlin Rivers, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, said Tuesday in a live webcast of a pandemic coronavirus “in some ways we are just beginning in the United States.”
He said prevention practices, such as social distance and frequent hand washing, is the key to stopping the spread of the virus -. but it will take some time
“We need to do things and do not expect the results tomorrow,” said Rivers.
Rivers said social distance would be very helpful “” by distributing the number of cases of coronavirus during a longer time period so that hospitals do not become overwhelmed. To achieve this, Rivers said people should be “encouraged and allowed” to stay at home.
“Social distancing really works,” he said.
President Trump and Steve Mnuchin Finance Minister announced Tuesday they are working on a “big” and “bold” to overcome the crisis coronavirus. That includes “see sending a check to America soon,” said Mnuchin.
He said the goal is to get a check to the United States in two weeks to help workers cope with the economic impact of the crisis. President Trump will not say exactly how much they check may – Republican Sen. Tom Cotton and Mitt Romney have.
“We’re going big,” said the President.
Mnuchin announced that the US owes to the IRS may delay payment up to $ 1 million per individual and up to $ 10 million per company.
Mall of America closed the door began Tuesday at 5 pm with “at least” March 31 “This is a time of unprecedented requiring action unprecedented,” he
“We must act responsibly and do our part to help slow the spread of this disease (COVID-19) impacting the world, “he said.
France go below the national lockdown Tuesday as the country scrambles to stop the rapid spread-coronavirus outbreak in this country.
The government has published a form that anyone who wants to venture outside should bring with them. It details the only valid reason to leave your home: to go to work if there is no way to work from home; to buy essentials such as food; for medical appointments; emergency family needs; or short, solitary exercise.
Anyone in the country of approximately 67 million people caught booed restrictions could be fined up to 135 euros ($ 150).
All morning, people rushed to complete last-minute tasks before the deadline of noon. Tens of thousands of Parisians crammed into trains and buses – ignore the recommendation to stay three feet away from others -. Or traffic congestion on the roads joining in the effort to get out of the capital before the restrictions came into effect
Millions of people in California wake up to the new normal on Tuesday: They already during the next three weeks during the outbreak of coronavirus.
The shelter in place order has been issued for seven counties -. Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco and Santa Cruz, which is home to about 7 million people
command said the “violation or failure to comply with these orders is punishable violation fines, jail , or both. ”
Sgt. Ray Kelly to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department said they expect most people to stay at home for three weeks, but that deputies will move if the blatant disregard of the restrictions, which are some of the most stringent in the country.
“This time really unprecedented, we have never dealt with anything like this in most of our lives,” said Kelly, reported.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, was reported to take “appropriate action” after possible exposure to the new coronavirus.
Harry hugged British Formula 1 star Lewis Hamilton in one of the public events the end of the prince in the UK on March 6, before he and Meghan moved to Canada. Two days before that, Hamilton was in another public event in London with actor Idris Elba and wife of the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, Sophie. Both Ms. Trudeau and Elba has since confirmed a positive test for the disease COVID-19.
Trudeau said he had suffered only mild symptoms after leaving London. in a video posted on Twitter Monday, but said he had no symptoms.
Buckingham Palace did not immediately reply to a request to CBS News’ to comment on the state of Harry and Meghan.
Meanwhile, the palace confirmed Tuesday that the grandmother of Harry, Queen Elizabeth II, had rearranged his schedule to minimize public meetings and will soon move out of Buckingham Palace in central London tourist attractions and other major her, Windsor Castle, about hours from the capital, such as Britain grapples fast-growing epidemic coronavirus.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday that the country has now recorded 12 deaths from the new coronavirus, increasing the toll by two from the previous day.
additional deaths in New York to bring the national tally to at least 93.
Most of the cases in the country has been associated with the cluster in New York City suburb of quarantined from New Rochelle, north of Manhattan.
Governor of North Carolina has ordered all restaurants and bars to close for dine-in service, joining a growing list of states and municipalities take the effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus outside the federal government’s move.
a statement posted to his Twitter account said Governor Roy Cooper has signed an executive order requiring the closure of the dining area, and also extend unemployment benefits “to help North Carolina workers who are exposed to COVID-19.”
New York, Ohio, California, Illinois, Massachusetts and Washington state also ordered bars and restaurants to stop serving dine-in guests.
on Tuesday morning, North Carolina has at least 37 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus but no reported deaths from the virus.
shares as investors anticipated federal stimulus package could offset some of the economic impact of a pandemic coronavirus. Investors were unsettled after Monday’s defeat – the worst day on Wall Street since the epic
Dow bounced around in the area that is slightly positive and negative shortly after the market opened, trading up 15 points to 20 203 half an hour.Our session. The broad-based S & P 500 rose 1.2% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq rose 0.6%.
The stock has fallen over the last three weeks as pandemic spread across the US On Monday, the Dow plunged nearly 13%, the percentage of loss greater than the others except to plunge 22.6% on 19 October 1987. The action sell-off came despite the Federal Reserve’s emergency measures later this week to cut interest rates to near zero.
Indiana State Department of Health said Tuesday that a second person had died in the state of new coronavirus.
The patient is over 60 and has been hospitalized, according to a statement released by the country’s health institutions.
The Department of Health said there were 30 people diagnosed with the disease COVID-19 in Indiana on Tuesday.
The death was confirmed Tuesday in Indiana bringing the number of deaths from the new virus in the US to 91.
Penguin in Chicago Shedd Aquarium to explore the building after it closed its doors to visitors on fears of coronavirus. aquarium along with a video of a bunch of Rockhopper penguins walk in the facility and visit other animals.
The video shows the Wellington penguin especially eager to see the fish in the Amazon exhibit -. And fish “also seemed uninterested in the visitors their unusual,” said aquarium tweet
As hospitals around the brace the US for a surge of patients, health officials said the protection measures taken during the next few weeks will be important. CBS News’ Carter Evans said some government leaders worried about a pandemic could stretch threatening to put doctors, nurses and patients at risk.
“The nurse asked for masks actually be reused, including surgical masks, which do not provide protection,” executive director of National Nurses United Bonnie Castillo said.
He told CBS News that one of the group’s main concern is that filter out 95% of airborne particles. Last week, the CDC posted new guidelines say health officials could use a looser fitting surgical masks as “acceptable alternative.”
Castillo predicted that health workers will continue to get sick as they treat patients coronavirus, “and as more sick and have exposure, we get missed, and then who is there to take care of patients?”
McDonald is and will be shifted to take-out, delivery and drive-thru orders for trying to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
dining room closed at the end of business on Monday, McDonald said in a. It also closes all the playground, as well as self-service kiosks and bar drinks are now off-limits, he added. McDonald said the franchisee, which operates most of the approximately 14,000 US locations chains, supporting the closure.
McDonald said the decision was guided by the local and national health authorities and that it is also subject to the limitations of state and local restaurants.
Lawmakers and the White House are of a coronavirus outbreak as members of both parties express an increasing urgency to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to prop up the economy.
The Senate on Tuesday will begin considering relief bill passed in the House last week, and the Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer proposed a “phase three” stimulus package worth $ 750 billion for crisis response.
“We’re going to need a big, bold, urgent federal action to deal with this crisis,” Schumer said on the Senate floor Tuesday, calling for ‘normal speed’ to cope with unprecedented challenges. proposal will address the hospital capacity, increase Medicaid funding and give patience loan payments for federal loans.
Trump officials have also expressed the need for additional packages to respond to outbreaks, above the initial passed earlier this month and the House approved legislation early Saturday.
Outgoing acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney in his home state of South Carolina after his nephew had contact with one Brazilian officials who tested positive for coronavirus, senior White House source confirms. Mulvaney had tested negative, but the protective awaiting the results of his nephew, who lives in this Mulvaney Washington, DC, residence.
This Mulvaney niece interacting with the press secretary of the president of Brazil, Fabio Wajngarten, more than a week ago in Florida. President Trump to host Brazil at his Mar-a-Lago estate. The Associated PressMulvaney’s first reported self-quarantine.
“Mulvaney had contact with someone who tests are pending, so out of an abundance of caution because of its proximity to the president, he teleworking waiting for these results,” said White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, who also berhati- heart and work from home.
The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the first death of a citizen with 19 new COVID disease. Email from the agency said the patient was a man in his 90s who had been hospitalized.
department is “investigating the source of infection and determine who the patient came into contact with when he was ill so any close contact can be isolated, monitored for symptoms and tested, as needed,” according to a statement released early Tuesday.
tally CBS News’ US deaths attributed to the virus, at 90 nationwide, including Texas death.
“We are deeply saddened today to learn that a fellow Texas has died of COVID-19,” said Governor Greg Abbott.
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Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson had been released from Australian hospital where they are in isolation since last week, their son Chet said.
“A quick update to my people: They got out of the hospital,” said Chet in an Instagram video.
“They are self-quarantined clear, but they feel a lot better, so it was a relief,” he said.
Actor Oscar some are on the Gold Coast near Brisbane for Elvis Presley biopic directed by Australian Baz Luhrmann when he and Wilson, both 63, came down with the disease.
Wilson, a singer-songwriter, has given concerts in Sydney and Brisbane before testing positive for COVID-19 and Australian authorities have been tracking partner contacts to identify others who may have been infected.
As millions of students across the country stayed home because of the pandemic coronavirus, a family is struggling to adjust. in 37 countries affects more than 37 million children kindergarten through 12th grade children
Some households do not have the technology needed for online learning. In New York City, where more than one million students go to public schools, school Chancellor Richard Carranza said that about 300,000 children do not have an electronic device or internet access at home.
Another major concern in New York City is to make sure students do not go hungry. More than 70% live in poverty, so free breakfast and lunch are offered in all public schools.
In Miami, Mary Williams raced to find child care for the rest of the week, and so on. about how families cope.
The number of confirmed deaths coronavirus infections in Iran jumped suddenly on Tuesday. A spokesman for the health ministry said 135 more deaths were recorded during the last 24 hours, amounting to surge 13% on the highway.
ministry spokesman quoted by state-run television Kianush Jahanpur said the total death toll in the country stood at 988, with 16 169 confirmed infections. There is broad skepticism among global health experts – and Iranians – that the clerical regime led by Islam has both are under-reported or under-diagnosed disease COVID-19 in the country.
dramatic uptick in the number of the most drastic carry a warning so far from Iran’s state TV, which warned the country’s population outbreak could kill “millions” in the Islamic Republic if they continue traveling and ignoring health guidance. The warning came in a bulletin on Tuesday afternoon. Approximately nine out of 10 of the more than 18,000 confirmed cases of the new virus in the Middle East comes from Iran, where authorities denied to the risk of outbreaks caused.
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Kentucky Derby is from May to September because of concerns about a pandemic coronavirus,according to various sources. said Churchill Downs would delay the Derby from May 2 to 5 September marked the first time in 75 years that it will not run on the first Saturday in May.
An official announcement is to be made Tuesday
The Courier-Journal of Louisville reported that sources not known to be close to the race told the derby will not be run until September 5
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the new coronavirus outbreak prompted the top Texas criminal appeals court on Monday for a man convicted of killing his family. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeal dismissed all grounds of appeal John William Hummel but said it would postpone the execution scheduled for Wednesday “in the light of the current health crisis and the enormous resources needed to cope with the execution.”
Hummel, 44, was convicted in 2011 of capital murder in December 2009, Joy Hummel, 45, and fatal bludgeoning of a father-in-law, Clyde Bedford, 57, with a baseball bat.
Environmental groups that make up the United Kingdom to coordinate and provide grassroots support for those most vulnerable in the middle of a coronavirus outbreak quickly spread. The government has urged everyone to stay at home, and they are considered to have the highest risk will be immediately notified to do so for months.
The groups concerned citizens have sprung up in dozens of cities across the country and at least 34 neighborhood in London. Neighborhood by neighborhood – sometimes even street by street – they organized volunteers slip leaflets under doors that information a list of contacts for local volunteers who can assist with pick up groceries, or just having a chat with a person feels lonely
Asian markets fluctuated wildly coronavirus Tuesday after sweeping the planet. price
But the solid US stock futures higher, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gain 800 points, or nearly 4%, at 3:45 pm EDT and the S & P 500 futures rose nearly 4%.
While governments and central banks are trying to calm the market with the promise of massive stimulus and lower interest rates, more countries will be a lock to prevent the spread of this outbreak – bringing sputte world economy to a near-stop ring.
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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced Monday night the polls will prevent in-person voting for a scheduled state Democratic presidential primary. governor made the announcement after a judge refused his request to postpone the primary.
“Director of Health Dr Amy Acton will order the polls closed as a health emergency,” DeWine said in a statement. “While the poll will be closed tomorrow, Foreign Minister Frank LaRose will seek remedy through the courts to extend the voting choice so that every voter who wants to vote will be given the opportunity.”
Prior to the announcement, a judge on Monday rejected a request the governor of Ohio for a temporary restraining order to move the state primary election on Tuesday to early June. Judge Richard Frye said the main delay would set “a terrible precedent.”
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The new measures to close the border to reduce the spread of coronavirus has a new cruise ship left stranded in the Caribbean, South America and Europe, with government area deny permission to go down as more cases of infected passengers have come to light.
Two cruise ships have been turned away from several Caribbean ports, and at least one by Spain, after passengers became ill with COVID-19. Two other ships have been diverted to Miami after they were turned away from their home port in Puerto Rico even with no reports of infection.
Authorities in Chile and Brazil, meanwhile, has also placed a smaller vessel in quarantine after a positive coronavirus test report. The Cruise Lines Association says that about 40 ships and 90,000 passengers at sea when President Trump announced a travel ban last week that affect the arrival of many foreigners into the US
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New York , New Jersey and Connecticut announced a coordinated shutdown of social life on Monday. More than 30 million people will be without access to theaters, and restaurantsand the bar will only be open for takeout and delivery. Mola Lenghi watching reports about how the new rules that affect citizens.
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