The stock market partially rebounded as the federal government considered the broader $ 850 billion stimulus proposal, including the idea of sending payments directly to the United States.
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Plan administration Trump to immediately return all asylum seekers and other foreigners trying to enter the United States from Mexico illegally, said the nation could not take the risk of allowing the coronavirus to deployment through the detention facility and Border Patrol agents, said four government officials.
Government officials say the port of entry will remain open to US citizens, green card holders and foreigners with proper documentation. Some foreigners will be banned, including Europe currently subject to travel restrictions previously imposed by the government. Entry points will also be open to commercial traffic
But under the new rules, set to be announced within the next 48 hours, Border Patrol agents will soon return to the people of Mexico -. Without any detention and without any legal process – trying to cross the southwestern border between the port of entry law. people will not be held for long periods in American facilities.
Although they suggest that the details could change before the announcement, government officials said the move was necessary to prevent what they fear could be a systemwide an outbreak of coronavirus in detention facilities along the border. As the epidemic could spread rapidly through populations of immigrants and can infect a large number of Border Patrol agents, leaving the southwest border defenses weakened, officials argue.
Officials said many of the migrants who cross the border are already sick or lack adequate documentation detailing their medical history.
Confirmed cases of the virus in Mexico stands at 82, compared to about 5,600 in the United States and more than 470 in Canada. But Mr. Trump has suggested closing the border many times in the past, hoping to crack down on illegal immigration and press Mexico to do more to curb the flow of migrants north.
at least 100 deaths in the United States is now associated with the coronavirus, according to the tracking and mapping each case that are known in this country as more people tested. On Tuesday night, West Virginia became the 50th state to report cases.
101 deaths, all announced in the last three weeks, comes as the number of cases of coronavirus is known in the United States soared past 5,600 on Tuesday. Hundreds of people learn they have the disease every day, including more than 800 diagnoses on both Monday and Tuesday, testing the capacity of the nation has grown significantly and as the virus spreads.
About half the countries reported deaths have been in Washington State, including at least 30 associated with long-term care facility in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland. Residents of the facility at least two more long-term care in Washington, plus others in Kansas and South Carolina, also have died, underscoring the high risk for older adults and people with underlying health problems.
Most of those who have died of the virus have been in their 60s or older, and some have been in their 90s. But other patients who died had been younger, including a correction of workers in New York City in the 50s and a man from the Seattle area 40s.
Although Washington, New York and California account for about two-thirds of deaths coronavirus countries, 14 other countries have reported at least one case of fatal diseases.
European leaders as Tuesday to close at least 26 countries to nearly all visitors from around the world for at least 30 days in an attempt to arrest the spread of coronavirus, from a long stretch of isolation as there is nothing in modern European history outside war
travel ban -. the UK does not plan to participate in – represented the first coordinated.
Special exceptions will be made for European citizens and residents return home, although some countries that require them to isolate themselves for two weeks, in some cases far from their families. medical professionals and scientists will be exempt from the measures, as will people who live in one European country and another commuting to work.
This is the most dramatic action on a day that continent continues to grapple with the crisis coronavirus grow, as some countries restrict the movement of their citizens and others proposed an aid package to try to contain the economic damage.
prime minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, announced a € 200 billion aid package of assistance on Tuesday – the equivalent of one-fifth of Spain’s gross domestic product – to help ease the economic impact of a pandemic. At least 491 people were killed in the country and there have been 11,178 confirmed cases.
The death of the youngest victim so far known Spain, Francisco García, 21, struck a chord with the nation. Mr. García, a football coach from Málaga, did not know she had an underlying condition when he went to the hospital. But he was immediately hit with a double dose of bad news: He was infected with the coronavirus and he was suffering from leukemia. He died on Sunday.
In France, the government announced an aid package that would include delaying or withholding tax, the government guarantees loans for companies, and more than $ 1.1 billion to small businesses and independent contractors.
German ran to bring thousands of homes, the government spent more than $ 55 million on logistics and aviation as countries tighten their borders and become a very difficult journey. Turkey reported its first death caused by the coronavirus. And the Russian government is ready to block most of the foreigners entering the country from Wednesday. Moscow banned the events more than 50 people and schools were ordered closed from Saturday.
In France, the sanctuary at Lourdes, a major Catholic pilgrimage site visited by millions every year, is closed until further notice. And in England, Queen Elizabeth II for Easter on Thursday, a week earlier than planned, and the palace announced that he is likely to remain there after the end of the holiday.
After a week cut off from the outside world informed about the pandemic in a special live show on Tuesday. Some of the 14 contestants, who had been exiled since February 6, burst into sobs when the host explained that the disease has reached Europe and show news clips from recent events.
“Last night, the FDA announced a breakthrough new policies to increase further testing – very substantial. Thus, all countries are now able to authorize the test developed and used within their borders alongside F.D.A. that “” At the payroll tax would get the money for six to eight months. We’re looking at sending a check to the United States soon. And what we have heard from hard-working Americans, many companies have now closed down, whether it’s a bar or restaurant. America needs the money now, and the president wants to get cash now. And I mean now in the next two weeks. The President has instructed me, we must do it now. So this is now – “Reporter: ‘? Within a week ” We will work with the Senate is in session now active. We will continue to have a conversation with Parliament. I’ve spoken with Speaker Pelosi today. These are things that need to be done now. The President has instructed me that this is not the fault of American workers. For medical reasons we close this part of the economy. And we will use all the tools we have as I said, and what we do not have the tools we will return to Congress. I have to go back to – “Reporter: ‘Can we assume the price is $ 850 billion, for those who may be concerned that it is too expensive -‘ ‘We do not want to talk about it, but it was a great host. We’re going big. Expression – we can do this in two ways: We can continue to go back every day or every week, we will be great. And that is where Mitch McConnell, that’s the way he wants to go – that’s the way I want to go. I think we want to finish it, and has a large infusion as opposed to going through a small meeting every few days. We do not want to do it that way. We want to go big, go solid. “
As the toll the economy is growing coronavirus become clearer, it supports the idea of sending a direct cash payments to the United States as part of the proposal stimulus broader $ 850 billion that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed on Tuesday with Republicans on Capitol Hill.
This is a shift in priorities for the government, which has supported the payroll tax cut, and it came as a big plot of land coronavirus economy stops, Pak Mnuchin noted that the effect of the payroll tax cut would take months to reach people.
He then told senators that about $ 250 billion of the stimulus plan would cover the cost of sending a check to the United States to replace about two weeks of their wages, according to people familiar with the proposal. Inspection will be out in late April, and can be repeated if the crisis persists, said the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
After the session, Mr. Mnuchin public refused to put a dollar amount on the payment, told reporters only that “it is a big number.” Earlier in the White House, he said that the proposal will exclude the highest earners, such as those making $ 1 million or more.
“It started for me with a severe sore throat.” “I began to feel the symptoms five days after the traveling.” “This is different from the bronchitis which I’ve had before.” “Everything has kind of settled in my lungs. And I just cough ton. ” “I have a headache and feel feverish.” “It feels like I have a bowling ball in my chest. No one was willing to meet me, and nobody has a test kit and even C.D.C. refuses to test me. ” “I traced back, you know, my wife, she worked in the Amazon. They have confirmed cases. ” “Four different plane at four different airports. So I do not know who’s sitting next to me or who I was in contact with. ” “It was one of the people who come from China, and we have it under control. It will be fine. ” “We will go down, not up. We will be very substantially down. Not until.” “Anyone who needs a test, get the test. They were there. They have a test. And the test is beautiful. ” “We have the president said anyone who wants to test to get a test. And I think, it is not true. ” “It was just interesting, because there is this kind of a gray area for a while people who feel like they are really sick and should have been tested together, even as a rule it out. And the state of Washington just does not have the capacity to do it, because the government does not support us at that time basically. ” “I got through the public health after about an hour, and they told me that I did not meet the criteria to be tested.” “They say, ‘There is no way to be tested. We do not have a test now. Nothing is incorporated in Delaware. ‘ “” I looked C.D.C. site and say, contact your doctor if you have symptoms. So I called the doctor’s office and they told me to go to an urgent care facility. I called urgent care facilities and they said that there was nothing they could do. And they do not have a test. And they told me to go to E.R. and I called the hospital, and they told me that they do not have a good test. ” “I just felt like I was getting the run-around. It is clearly evident that they simply were under capacity, and they were not able to test. ” “I finally gave up because, at that time, so the strict testing criteria. That is, you take a trip to China or you have contact with someone known to be diagnosed Covid. And I did not meet any of it. ” “As a nurse in a E.R., it is quite important if I have a contagious disease that I know what it is because I can spread to people who are really vulnerable.” “I’m actually working on a building that is fairly common place. There were people of every generation that comes in there. There is a private school there. There is a senior center. ” “Southwest Florida is full of elders. There are a lot of snowbirds come here. They are all in the 70s and 80s. I could not get myself, as I could not convince my conscience to leave home just thinking about it, Hey you go shopping and now as five people died. So I’m just myself quarantined itself and basically start working from home. ” “We stocked up on food as much as possible. I bought a bag of 25 pounds of rice. We bought the beans. We are getting ready basically just to hunker down for those two weeks. At this point, I tell people like make – if you have a decision to make, think about survival and making decisions based on survival for yourself, your family and your community. ” “We knew this would happen. The federal government just really careless, and our lives are at stake. I feel like they just leave us here to die in Seattle. ” “The most incredible feeling is you’re on your own.” “I’m just really worried for them that this will affect the most difficult. And I think we pretty much failed the initial test, the initial detention. Wehave more time than any other government. “
Mr Trump, who spends his mornings on Twitter mocking governor, struck a tone coordination and cooperation in the conference room. He said many government actions have been intended to boost the economy.
Mr Mnuchin also said that Mr. Trump has instructed him to allow taxpayers to defer paying income taxes are due April 15 for 90 days without penalty or interest.
Government Trump also support the request for $ 50 billion in economic relief for the airline industry as part of a broader package.
The White House move as that will try to keep credit flowing to households and businesses by purchasing short-term promissory notes issued by the company, known as commercial paper.
“The Fed facility ensures that the company can obtain overnight funding they need to meet short-term obligations such as salaries,” said Ernie Tedeschi, economist at Evercore ISI policy.
There are signs of support in Congress for the idea of sending payments directly to ordinary people. A group of Senate Democrats, led by Michael Bennet of Colorado, Cory Booker of New Jersey and Sherrod Brown of Ohio, had proposed legislation to send as much as $ 4,500 to nearly every adult and child in the United States this year, as part of government income programs ongoing support.
virus has infected more than 212 500 people in at least 147 countries.
coronavirus can live for three days on some surfaces, such as plastic and steel – even though the amount of virus that is worthy declined sharply from time to time it – new study shows that, in the New England Journal of Medicine
experts say from touching the material is still low, even though they offer additional warnings. about how long the virus can survive in the air, which may have important implications for medical workers
When the virus becomes suspended in the tiny droplets of five micrometers -. known as aerosols – can remain suspended for about 30 minutes, before drifting down and set tling on the surface where it can linger for hours, the researchers said. This finding is consistent with the position of the World Health Organization that the virus is not transported by air.
The new study also showed that the virus can survive up to 24 hours to pack cardboard, though destroyed during the course of the day – which means the package cardboard box arrived in the mail will have a level just below the virus unless the delivery person has a cough or sneezing on it or have been treated with contaminated hands
another study, which is the largest. until now the children and the virus has been found that while the majority experienced mild or moderate symptoms, a small percentage – – can become seriously ill. children account for tens of thousands of infections identified globally.
, published online in the journal Pediatrics, saw more than 2,000 sick children across China, where the pandemic began. This gives a clearer portrait of how the youngest patients affected by the virus, the knowledge that experts say could help influence policies such as closing schools, hospitals and deployment readiness eventual treatment and vaccines.
The Federal Aviation Administration closed air traffic control tower single in Chicago Midway International Airport on Tuesday after three technicians at the facility tested positive for coronavirus, a spokesman for the agency said.
Almost all of the flights scheduled to take off from or land at the airport after 06:00 was canceled, according to the airport’s website, which showed that more than 177 flights had been halted in the past 24 hours. Closure of the tower depicted by F.A.A. that as temporary, but it was unclear when the airport will resume normal operations. The more popular city airport, O’Hare, saw more than four times the amount of traffic that Midway is not every day.
Most airlines have announced cuts to international flights due to a sudden drop in demand, and airlines have asked the government for a bailout and the banks for billions of loans.
and across the country, public transit agencies have struggled in the lower middle of the passenger and the health concerns of the employees and their customers. The public transport system of New York City, the largest in North America, is a pandemic set off a superb free fall in passengers.
In a letter on Tuesday to the New York congressional delegation, which Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which runs the city’s subway and buses and two commuter train, said that subway passengers has fallen 60 per cent and a passenger bus fell 49 percent on Monday compared with the same day last year.
Bus in Detroit was stopped after the driver, fearing for their safety, balked at leaving their garage. Glenn Tolbert, president of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 26, which is a Detroit bus driver, said that some drivers have been reported to work early in the morning and find that the bus was not adequately cleaned.
He also said restrictions on business and the hospital had lost the drivers place on their route to visit the toilet and wash their hands.
“We just did not feel that the city, although they are making an effort, do enough to protect us and the community,” said Mr. Tolbert.
A new Harvard analysis shows that many parts of the United States would have if the new coronavirus is continuing to spread widely and nothing was done to expand capacity.
in 40 percent of markets across the country, the hospital will not be able to make enough room for all Covid 19 patients even if they are completely emptied of other patients. statistics assume that 40 percent of all adults are infected with the virus for 12 months, a scenario described as “moderate” by the team behind the calculations.
Around the country, hospitals have started canceling elective surgery and speeding less critically ill patients at home, make beds available to enable patients coronavirus.
But the Harvard estimates show that much more may be needed. In hard-hit Italy, the hospital has used for older patients who are terminally ill with the virus.
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US stocks rose on Tuesday, lifted by the latest emergency measures from the Federal Reserve to keep money flowing through the economy and talk of further stimulus efforts in Washington. They comprise some of the lost ground on Monday in the steepest decline since the outbreak of coronavirus began.
The S & P 500 is up about 6 percent after plunging 12 percent on Monday, the sharpest drop since 1987.
But the tone of trading was tentative. The best performing part of the market as a safe and quiet traditional sectors such as utilities and consumer staples, where risk-averse investors to hide in trying economic times. Reflecting concerns about the global economy, oil prices fell.
There are few historical parallels for market shock wave created by the plague. From factories that are still closed in China for Western countries where millions of people live in a state of semi-house arrest, most of the machines that maintain high global economy has sputtered stopped at the same time.
Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City said that residents should prepare for the possibility of the “shelter in place” to be announced within the next 48 hours, as the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York City is almost 1,000.
Mr de Blasio said that the decision about the command, which will require coordination between the city and New York State, had not been made. But he said he believes that type of recommendation, which is in place in San Francisco, will be “the right guidance.”
New York City has come to a stop, but the “shelter in place” recommendation would be a big escalation in restrictions on public life. The mayor did not specify what the command would look like in practice.
Mr de Blasio says the city is also rushing to add more hospital beds.
With the country delaying the upcoming primaries to avoid gather during a pandemic coronavirus, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, on Tuesday urged the remaining states to vote to do all the sound contest-by-mail.
“to make sure the voices of the voters to be heard, DNC urged major countries are left to use a variety of important mechanisms, would make the sound easier and safer for voters and election officials alike,” said Perez. “Simple tools are voice mail, which is already used in a number of countries and should be available to all registered voters.”
Voters did not go to the polls Tuesday in Ohio, where after stOfficials eat declared a public health emergency – but preliminary as scheduled. Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., according to The Associated Press.
Maryland became the fifth country to postpone the elections primarily, when Governor Larry Hogan announced on Tuesday that the 28 April principal instead will be on June 2
in countries that went ahead with their election -. even after the White House urging the public to avoid the gathering of more than 10 people – officials are taking steps to try to keep the voter and poll worker safety. In Arizona, some districts that offer curbside pickup outside the temple Tuesday so voters could change their votes without having to enter a crowded polling sites.
Mick Mulvaney, who came out acting White House chief of staff, in a self-quarantine in his home state of South Carolina, after his nephew, with whom he shares an apartment in Washington, fell ill and was waiting for the results of the test, according to four people familiar with the matter.
Mr Mulvaney took the tests for the coronavirus last week and the results were negative, according to one of the people familiar with the matter. But the results of tests that her niece, Maggie, taking that have not been returned, the person said.
Mr nephew Mulvaney is a professional fundraiser who worked on a team led by Kimberly Guilfoyle, chief financial effort Trump Victory. Ms. Mulvaney, Ms. Guilfoyle and others all at Mar-a-Lago, Trump’s private club president, the weekend of March 6 for a series of events, including the Republican National Committee fund-raising retreat and birthday parties 50th Guilfoyle’s mother.
The same weekend, the President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro dine with Mr. Trump. One aide Bolsonaro Pak’s attendance since tested positive for coronavirus.
Health officials in Brazil reported a sharp rise in the first confirmed cases and deaths associated coronavirus-the country on Tuesday. Patients 62 years who died suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure, and not in the case of health officials confirmed it was tracking.
On Tuesday, officials said, Brazil has
Brazil and some neighboring countries announced new measures to combat the spread of the virus. Airline suspended flights of international and local officials hold the train and bus service. After leading Colombia, Brazil closed its border with Venezuela.
President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela, which declared a national quarantine on Monday, asking for $ 5 billion aid package from the International Monetary Fund, an institution he has previously dismissive.
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Reporting was contributed by Apoorva Mandvilli, Eric Lipton, Ben Protess, Monica Davey, Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Michael D. Shear, Maggie Haberman, Ernesto Londoño, Pam Belluck, Michael Cooper, Katie Rogers, Karen Zraick, Anton Troianovski, Matthew Haag, Sean Plambeck, Patricia Mazzei, Adeel Hassan, Kate Taylor, Catie Edmondson, Christina Goldbaum, Reid J. Epstein, Steven Lee Myers, Margot Sanger-Katz, Sarah Kliff, Alicia Parlapiano, Alan Rappeport, Emily Cochrane, Melissa Eddy, Raphael Minder, Aurelien Breeden, Marc Santora, Helene Cooper, Megan Specia, Jonathan Martin, Richard C. Paddock, Maya Regards, Neil Vigdor, nick Corasaniti, Step hanie Saul, Tiffany may, Patricia Cohen, Jeffrey Gettleman, Suhasini Raj Karan Deep Singh, Kai Schultz, Niki Kitsantonis, Jim Tankersley, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs and Mitch Smith.
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