A stimulus can be immediately put, New York might consider the order of protection in place, and lazy NBA star as a coronavirus once again dominate the global landscape yesterday, with the death in the US exceeded 100 mark.
President Donald Trump, speaking at the White House, promised to help the thousands of workers facing furlough and layoffs. Among the options being considered :, he said. Trump urged everyone to remain vigilant – stay at home as much as possible, limit meetings to 10 people -. For at least two weeks
“We have to fight that invisible enemy, I guess is not known, but we who know quickly,” said Trump. “One day we will stand here and say, ‘Well, we won.'”
Ohioans because of fears of coronavirus, but the voting took place in. And, very down in the last few days,
Roll Call continues to grow, and the nation was slowly absorb that restrictions could stretch into July or August.
The US death toll hit 114, and there are more than 6,400 confirmed cases, according to. More cases are expected in the coming days as the government raced testing. Around the world, more than 7,900 people have been killed by the virus.
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Trump and Mnuchin said they were considering legislation that would include to help them through the economic collapse disorder coronavirus
“We’re looking to send a check to the US soon.” Mnuchin said at a press conference Tuesday. He said all actions deemed to be “things that need to be done now. This is not the fault of American workers. For medical reasons, we shut down parts of the country.”
Trump said Mnuchin and lawmakers are working on “big, bold” package. Mnuchin has been pressing for a $ 850 billion stimulus plan that includes assistance for small businesses and the struggling airline industry.
In Nevada, Governor Steve Sisolak orders and other important business that started Wednesday afternoon.
coronavirus latest state containment efforts will apply to all bars, gyms, beauty salons, barber shops, malls and restaurants that do not provide takeout and delivery services.
Sisolak said in a press conference Tuesday that the casinos and hotels will be given time to remove their guests before closing for 30 days. retail malls and stores also will be mothballed for a month. gaming machines should be emptied and closed at midnight
Some of the largest casino company in Nevada -. among them MGM Resorts, Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands – voluntarily closed their properties earlier this week. But Tuesday’s order effectively closing the casino-related businesses and other leftovers that do not voluntarily closed.
“My main goal here is to come together as Nevadans to save lives,” he told reporters in Las Vegas. “It requires an aggressive strategy aimed at limiting the spread of the community.
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said he was weighing lockdown throughout the city allowing residents to leave their homes only to basic needs such as food and medicine.
“I think that all New Yorkers should be prepared now for the possibility of the order of the shelter-in-place,” de Blasio said in a press conference on Tuesday, adding that he expects to decide in the next 48 hours. < / p>
However, Governor Andrew Cuomo says it is up to the state to issue such an order, and he did not intend to do so at the time.
“there will be no quarantine,” said Cuomo in Spectrum News . “nothing is going to lock you in your home. No one will tell you you can not leave the city. It will not happen. ”
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly that he canceled at the K-12 schools and classes for the remainder of the school year, but that the students will continue to learn online.
This decision in the nation. More than a dozen countries have canceled the traditional classroom for two or three weeks, but none so far have been stopped in the teaching for the remainder of the academic year.
A task force of 40 educators are preparing to submit guidelines for school districts Kansas by Wednesday night. Challenges including child care, food delivery, and alternative instructions for school children of urban and rural shortage or quality internet access device.
New York will be the first major city to impose a lockdown.
On Cellday, six counties in the San Francisco Bay Area – including the namesake city – began a period of three weeks when all residents were asked to stay at home except for essential activities. They include visiting stores or pharmacies, taking pets out and exercising outdoors, though still maintaining a social distance of six feet.
other districts across the country, including several in and Colorado, face similar restrictions.
The command Bay Area affects nearly 7 million people and resulted in normally bustling streets and commercial areas seek mostly emptied, except those with a supermarket. Stores, drug stores, banks and gas stations remain open, along with the functions of other important government and business. Gyms and bars are closed, and the restaurant can only serve food for takeout or delivery.
California Governor Gavin Newsom closed the restaurant for a sit down meal, which allows only for a drive-thru, pick-ups or other shipping option.
Florida is the latest state to, effective 17:00 Tuesday. Governor Ron DeSantis also recommends that all restaurants reduce capacity by 50% and the distance table to provide six feet of separation between groups of visitors.
Southwest Airlines suspend services traditional drinks on the flight to limit interaction between officers and passengers flying during the crisis coronavirus. The new policy applies Wednesday.
Southwest, the nation’s largest domestic carrier, will offer only unopened cans of water for passengers ask for a drink on most flights. These still would serve pretzels and, on a longer flight, other packaged snacks
In short hop -. dozens of flights Southwest under 250 miles, including Atlanta-Nashville, Dallas-Houston and Los Angeles-Las Vegas – the airline will not serve drinks or snacks so that the crew can focus on other aspects of health in flight
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Brooklyn Nets Four players have been tested for the coronavirus, the team said in a news release Tuesday. The Nets did not name the players, but Durant is one of them, according to The Athletic
Durant told Athletic he felt fine .. “Everyone be careful, take care of themselves and quarantine We will get through this. “
Durant, a former league MVP and two-time Finals MVP, who sat this season while recovering from a torn Achilles tendon after playing the previous three seasons with the Golden State Warriors.
The identity of the other three players are not yet known.
NBA season was suspended Wednesday after learning the Utah Jazz center GOBERT Rudy has tested positive in Oklahoma City.
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US stocks after giving Trump said it planned financial support for the airline industry was destroyed by a decrease in travel caused by a coronavirus pandemic. The following advantage worst sell-off in the market for more than three decades on Monday. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 5% overnight, triggering trading halt but later gave back some of their profits. It happened a few hours after both the average experienced their worst day since the accident “Black Monday” stock market of 1987
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Pennsylvania mayor said Tuesday that the Borough of Chambersburg will not enforce Pennsylvania Governor for two weeks.
On Monday, the Wolf ordered all restaurants and bars to close their dine-in facility and “very (urgent)” all non-essential businesses to close at least 14 days to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
“Chambersburg will not enforce the direction of Governor Wolf, my advice to all businesses is to evaluate the impact on the community and your employees, your business remains open at this time,” Mayor Walter Bietsch said.
mayor said Wolf has “the authority to label private business as important or not important” and he can not mandate the closing of private enterprises, with the exception of restaurants and bars.
– South Amber, Chambersburg Public Opinion
Airlines that urge people to stay at home and avoid crowds will probably get some help from the federal government. “We do not want airlines going out of business, ” said Trump’s news conference Mnuchin Treasury Secretary said he had spoken with the CEO of the airline this week about what they need – .. Projected to be billions of dollars in aid Several weeks ago operators touting the financial strength of their unprecedentedto withstand the crisis. No longer.
“This is worse than 9/11 for the aviation industry, ” said Mnuchin, echoing the comments of several airline executive. The industry, he said, had” virtually stopped. ” ‘
– Dawn Gilbertson
America is not believe to hear from Donald Trump President of coronaviruses, and their confidence in the federal government’s response to the sharp decline, according to a. Only 46% of Americans now say the federal government doing enough to prevent the spread of coronavirus, down from 61% in February.
And 37% of Americans now say they have a number of good or great a deal of confidence in what they hear from the president, while 60% said they had not much or no confidence at all in what he says , The poll of 853 adults conducted Friday and Saturday – before the latest press conference Trump
As if afraid of a highly contagious virus spreads around the world do not produce enough anxiety, many workers also have their work to. worry about.
If the outbreak worsens, approximately 24% of employers plan to save money, according to a survey of business owners conducted March 7 to 13 by the investment bank UBS.
US companies have announced more than 1,000 job cuts as a result of the outbreak, according to a study by USA TODAY and outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas.
On Tuesday, the hotel giant Marriott International set in motion plans to place tens of thousands of workers on unpaid leave as a cancellation of the increased space.
The American Hotel & Lodging Association and the US Travel Association estimates that 1 million jobs the hotel, or about 45% of industrial employment, “have either been eliminated or will be eliminated in the next few weeks.”
Apple, is one of the major retailers that have announced the temporary closure of all of their stores in the US. their Web sites remain open for online shopping
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The hotel industry is for the owners, employees and suppliers, said the reservation was ruined by the outbreak of coronavirus which resulted in closures and mass layoffs.
Hotel executives say they detail the destruction that travel pullback is having on their industry in a Tuesday meeting with Trump administration.
The industry hoped to $ 150 billion to allow hotel owners to continue to make payments on their loans and support employees who were fired. Another $ 100 billion will go to the supplier, from recreation providers to retailers
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Illinois Governor JB Pritzker, who has been aggressive in its efforts to curb the epidemic coronavirus, has the grim task on Tuesday.
Pritzker announced the first death linked to the virus in his state, said the victim was a woman in her 60 Chicago who has been in close contact with the patient’s other coronavirus.
“There will be times in the coming weeks and months when it feels like it’s loads more than we can bear, but we will bear it, ” said Pritzker. “We’re going through it. ”
The number of confirmed cases in Illinois increased by more than 50% since Monday, 105-160 at the last count.
Among them are some of the technicians in Midway air traffic control service tower Chicago, pushing their unions to ask for federal Aviation Administration to close the facility until it can be disinfected.
the FAA said the control tower was temporarily closed for work to “ensure a safe work environment ” but the airport continues to operate at reduced capacity backup facility.
The American Red Cross says nearly 2,700 blood donors has been canceled, so that the blood around 86,000 fewer donations.There is no evidence that the coronavirus can be spread through blood transfusions, said the organization. The Red Cross said has implemented new security measures for donors and staff members including temperature probe, hand sanitizer, improved processes and within bed disinfectant to follow the practices of social distance.
“One of the important things that most people can do now during a public health emergency is to give blood,” Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross, said in a statement. “If you are healthy and feel well, please make an appointment to donate as soon as possible. “
Eduardo Nunes, vice president of quality, standards and accreditation at the American Association of Blood Banks, said most hospitals down blood supply to the two to three days.
– Morgan Hines and Adrianna Rodriguez
A dozen workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs has tested positive for coronavirus, including four on-campus medical center in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington. The others included two in Nevada, one in New York, one in New Mexico and three in Palo Alto, California, where the first coronavirus patients treated at the VA medical system treated two weeks ago.
What is clear: Do employees who are infected are health care workers or staff in other departments. Christina Mandreucci VA spokesman declined to say what their job, citing privacy concerns. People are now quarantined at home, she says, “mitigate the risk of further transmission to other patients and staff.” The number of patients testing positive for the VA last week for nearly 40 Tuesday. VA reported the first death in Portland, Oregon, over the weekend
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PGA of America said its PGA Championship, scheduled for TPC Harding Park San Francisco from 11-17 of May, has been postponed. The organization said it hopes to scheduled tournaments in the same golf course “on the date this summer when it was once again a safe and responsible to do so.”
At least 70% of America’s schools, and national shutdown that looks increasingly to be the case when, rather than if, it also became apparent nation’s schools could be closed not only for a few weeks, but for months or the whole rest of the year school. President Donald Trump, on Monday called for limiting the gathering of people for no more than 10 to 15 days ahead and advise school-age students take classes from home. He also said the new normal may last far into the summer, school districts across the nation scrambling to organize online learning where feasible.
“nothing takes the bull by the horns and say, ‘this is what we have done or should have done,’ ‘said and Domenech, head of the American Association of School Trustees . “We need more guidance.”
– Erin Richards
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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said the officer supports the quotation of the arrest, and the prison population has been cut by more than 600 since the inmates considered “vulnerable” to the virus. None of the more than 16,000 inmates have tested positive for coronavirus, he said, but 35 have symptoms and have been quarantined.
Villanueva also said that reaching an estimated 59,000 people homeless in the district have been upgraded: “Our biggest threat really is a homeless population,” he said. “You have a river bed, all the homeless encampment under the bridge, along the lines of the skid. They are the biggest threat because of sanitary conditions and those who are resistant to seeking help when it is clear that they should be.”
Contributing: The Associated Press
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