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Coronavirus Map: See How COVID-19 Has Spread Coronavirus Map: See How COVID-19 Has Spread
- March 15, 2020

Coronavirus cases are "coming in so intensely now that we're not able to give a detailed case breakdown", NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters, adding that "there are so many [cases] coming forward". The CDC was initially only testing people with known exposure, meaning a Californian patient on a ventilator was denied the test for five days, the patient's doctors said. (more...)
World Health Organization declares Europe as new epicentre of coronavirus
- March 15, 2020

Note that Italy has reported the highest death toll outside China . He said the Chinese side stands ready to join hands with the South Korean side to win the fight against the epidemic at an early date, so as to protect the life and health of the people of the two countries and the wider world. (more...)
UK Teen Suspended for Selling 'Squirts' of Hand Sanitizer UK Teen Suspended for Selling 'Squirts' of Hand Sanitizer
- March 15, 2020

But after earning £9 from his endeavours, the youngster reportedly fell foul of staff at Leeds Unity Academy in Leeds, West Yorkshire, when he offered some gel to a teacher. Oliver Cooper was sent home early from school after he was caught selling shots of hand sanitiser to other students. She added, it's hard to discipline his behaviour when his dad phoned him from work to "say he was a legend". (more...)
Trump expands travel restrictions to United Kingdom, says he had a coronavirus test Trump expands travel restrictions to United Kingdom, says he had a coronavirus test
- March 15, 2020

Trump spoke to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Saturday about the new restrictions, according to the White House press office. American citizens and legal permanent residents in the United Kingdom or Ireland can come home , Pence said. (more...)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issues disaster declaration over coronavirus Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issues disaster declaration over coronavirus
- March 15, 2020

The number of cases in Tarrant County rose to two, local officials announced. Abbott also finally clarified the state's testing history so far and current capabilities. John Hellerstedt said health officials hope preemptive measures like working from home, extending breaks for public schools and practicing good hygiene will help "flatten the curve" of the outbreak and avoid a spike in cases statewide. (more...)
How to properly use hand sanitizer to help prevent coronavirus How to properly use hand sanitizer to help prevent coronavirus
- March 15, 2020

Hand sanitizers can actually put you at more risk with regard to some infections like norovirus by way of bacterial resistance. Make wash your hands frequently and thoroughly. Hand sanitisers do work against viruses. Just as with hand sanitizer , you'll want wipes or a homemade solution with at least 60% alcohol. There are products with a concentration of up to 95 percent, which provides the best protection against microbes. (more...)
Gov. Cuomo announces New York coronavirus cases rise to 421 Gov. Cuomo announces New York coronavirus cases rise to 421
- March 15, 2020

Martin , president of the Broadway League, said in a statement on Friday. "The more tests we take, the more that number will go up", Cuomo said. "This was an 82-year-old woman who had an underlying respiratory illness, emphysema , for which she had been hospitalized for previously", Cuomo said. (more...)
Province shuts down schools for three weeks amid COVID-19 fears Province shuts down schools for three weeks amid COVID-19 fears
- March 15, 2020

It will already not sit after Thursday until March 23, and Paul Calandra said such a motion would be a way to extend that break without proroguing the legislature. "The health and well-being of Ontarians is our government's number one priority", said the government in a statement. The centres will open in the next few days at William Osler Health System's Peel Memorial site, The Ottawa Hospital, North York General Hospital, Mackenzie Health in York Region, Scarborough Health Network and ... (more...)
7 more COVID-19 cases reported in Canada 7 more COVID-19 cases reported in Canada
- March 15, 2020

Isolating yourself if you feel sick is one of the most effective things you can do to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Canada , according to public health officials. This brings the total of recovered cases in B.C.to four. Henry said workers at the care centre are following guidelines from the B.C. Centre of Disease Control on when they should wear masks. (more...)
Coronavirus: Confirmed Scottish cases rise to 121 Coronavirus: Confirmed Scottish cases rise to 121
- March 15, 2020

So far a total of nine people have been confirmed as having been diagnosed with coronavirus in Wolverhampton, along with four in Dudley, two in Walsall, four in Staffordshire and three in Birmingham. Among other measures, the government on Friday postponed the local and mayoral elections in England slated for May 7 for one year due to the COVID-19 outbreak . (more...)
Newborn baby confirmed as youngest coronavirus patient in the UK Newborn baby confirmed as youngest coronavirus patient in the UK
- March 15, 2020

The mum tested positive for Covid-19 at North Middlesex hospital, with the results arriving moments after the baby was born. Back in early February, another infected mother in China gave birth to a baby who was also confirmed to be infected, the BBC reported at the time. (more...)
Trump Says He's Been Tested For COVID-19 Trump Says He's Been Tested For COVID-19
- March 15, 2020

On Saturday evening, his physician, Sean Conley, said the results were negative. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) hammered out the emerging deal with Treasury Secretary Steven T. But as COVID-19 spreads in the US, it is the public that seems to be watching and prodding President Donald Trump to catch up to the advice his own federal health experts have given on how to limit the outbreak. (more...)
Australia will impose self isolation on all international arrivals due to coronavirus Australia will impose self isolation on all international arrivals due to coronavirus
- March 15, 2020

Last week the government banned "non essential" public gatherings of more than 500 people from Monday. Morrison pointed to graphs showing how Australia could "flatten the curve" of the virus spread. It comes two days after Home Affairs minister Peter Dutton confirmed he had contracted coronavirus , sparking fears he may have infected other senior politicians. (more...)
US President Trump takes coronavirus test, says has not received results yet US President Trump takes coronavirus test, says has not received results yet
- March 15, 2020

The president had multiple direct and indirect contacts with people who have since tested positive for the virus, including three people he spent time with last weekend at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida. "Not for that reason, but because I think I will do it anyway". The White House physician indicated later that Trump's interactions were low-risk and testing is not necessary. (more...)
Stanislaus schools are staying open. Schools elsewhere are closed due to coronavirus Stanislaus schools are staying open. Schools elsewhere are closed due to coronavirus
- March 15, 2020

The statement urges parents to plan for that and consider if a parent can stay home with children. Schools will not be required to be in session after June 30. There was confusion in Florida. "What would happen here if someone were exposed and it started moving through our community", Carey said. School officials have expressed that they are taking precautions and will reassess whether to reopen after two weeks have passed. (more...)
Coronavirus puts paid sick leave benefits under scrutiny
- March 15, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends people to stay home if they are sick. Ontario Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca formally asked Premier Doug Ford on Thursday to amend the Employment Standards Act by waiving sick notes and reinstating sick days. (more...)
Ontario shuts down all publicly funded schools for two weeks Ontario shuts down all publicly funded schools for two weeks
- March 15, 2020

While financial markets bounced back somewhat from Thursday's jaw-dropping plunge, the Royal Bank and CIBC warned of economic storm clouds on the horizon. Stephen Street, president and CEO of all three facilities, said on March 11 the Fergus, Palmerston and Mount Forest hospitals have submitted proposals to the Ministry of Health to operate testing centres, "and we're now waiting to hear from the province". (more...)
State of Emergency declared in North Carolina due to coronavirus State of Emergency declared in North Carolina due to coronavirus
- March 15, 2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to the statement. The state suggests that these people avoid large gatherings and that residential facilities that serve high-risk individuals, such as assisted living facilities and nursing homes, restrict visitation. (more...)
Patient in isolation at Baptist Health; tested positive for COVID-19 Patient in isolation at Baptist Health; tested positive for COVID-19
- March 15, 2020

Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) called on officials to "get to the bottom of why those problems are there". "We want to make sure that those who need a test can get a test very safely, quickly and conveniently", Trump said at a news conference in the Rose Garden. (more...)
Canadian Researchers Isolate Cause Of COVID-19 Canadian Researchers Isolate Cause Of COVID-19
- March 15, 2020

Bruce Clark, the company's chief executive officer. The team has isolated severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (known clinically as SARS-CoV-2), the agent responsible for the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, the hospital said Thursday night on its website. (more...)

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