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A Cat Was Reported To Test Positive With Coronavirus In Belgium A Cat Was Reported To Test Positive With Coronavirus In Belgium
- March 29, 2020

The danger of creature to-human transmission is exceptionally little. A pet cat has been contaminated with the novel coronavirus in Belgium after being contaminated by its proprietor, Belgian well being authorities mentioned Friday. This would be the first case of a cat testing positive for the virus. Also, this isn't common and the risk of animal-to-human transmission is very small. (more...)
Ontario Has Officially Prohibited Gatherings of More Than Five People Ontario Has Officially Prohibited Gatherings of More Than Five People
- March 29, 2020

The province is now limiting gatherings to 50 people and he says a decision could be coming later today. "As the global situation concerning COVID-19 remains very fluid, we recommend that Canadians now on cruise ships continue to follow up with cruise line officials in order to stay aware of the latest information about docking and departing". (more...)
US President Trump Releases New Guidelines to Slow Virus Spread US President Trump Releases New Guidelines to Slow Virus Spread
- March 29, 2020

Mnuchin said that in helping firms that need liquidity, the administration will "make sure that the taxpayers are compensated fairly". Healthy people over the age of 70 should avoid crowded places and social gatherings - even family Sunday lunches - the UK's chief scientific adviser said Tuesday as he clarified some of the government advice given to the British public the day before. (more...)
Michael Gove gives daily coronavirus press conference Michael Gove gives daily coronavirus press conference
- March 29, 2020

A drive-through coronavirus testing facility for health workers has begun operating in the auto park of a popular resort near London, part of a British government drive to ramp up testing for those on the frontline of the epidemic. The length of the coronavirus lockdown depends on how stringently the public stick to the rules, Cabinet minister Michael Gove said, as he declined to give a timeframe for the strict measures being lifted. (more...)
Prime Minister Scott Morrison Reveals New COVID-19 Restrictions
- March 29, 2020

The limit will not apply to households, education or employment, while skate parks and public playgrounds will also be closed. States and territories are now considering, following a national cabinet meeting on Sunday, whether to make the two-person limit enforceable. (more...)
Airbnb To Help Provide Housing To 100000 COVID-19 Responders Airbnb To Help Provide Housing To 100000 COVID-19 Responders
- March 29, 2020

Hosts deemed sole proprietors that report Airbnb income would also be eligible for small business loans to cover interest on mortgage payments, rent and utility bills if their business is impacted by the outbreak, Airbnb said. "I applaud Airbnb for working under conditions of such uncertainty to provide housing ... in this pandemic". Through this initiative, Airbnb will be working with leading organisations who have already deployed thousands of relief workers to help fight the pandemic. (more...)
Coronavirus wreaks havoc in Spain, another 832 die in single day Coronavirus wreaks havoc in Spain, another 832 die in single day
- March 29, 2020

The country has restricted people's movements nationwide since March14 but they have been allowed to leave home for work. About 4,500 patients are in serious condition, while 12,300 people have recovered from the illness, it said. The capital city Madrid and the surrounding region remain the worst-hit, with some 21,500 cases and 2,800 dead. With undertakers also overwhelmed, the government has authorised the army's involvement in the collection and transport of bodies for the duration of ... (more...)
Pregnant women may be passing coronavirus to their babies, studies say Pregnant women may be passing coronavirus to their babies, studies say
- March 29, 2020

Until we have more data, pregnant women and women hoping to soon become pregnant should continue to seek guidance and medical care from health professionals. "Therefore, it is crucial to screen pregnant women and implement strict infection control measures, quarantine of infected mothers, and close monitoring" of newborns, the team concluded. (more...)
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive for Coronavirus U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive for Coronavirus
- March 29, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted a get-well-soon to his British counterpart Boris Johnson after he was diagnosed with the highly infectious COVID-19. The government confirmed earlier this week that if Mr Johnson became incapacitated, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab would step in. The 71-year-old heir to the throne, Prince Charles, this week also tested positive for coronavirus . (more...)
Rhode Island Announces First Two Deaths from Coronavirus Rhode Island Announces First Two Deaths from Coronavirus
- March 28, 2020

Members of the 1207th Rhode Island National Guard unit stand at the Westerly, R.I., Amtrak station Friday, March 27, 2020, to inform passengers from NY of the 14-day quarantine restrictions if disembarking in Rhode Island ordered by Gov. (more...)
Ontario premier slams high-end Toronto grocery store for price gouging Ontario premier slams high-end Toronto grocery store for price gouging
- March 28, 2020

During a news conference Thursday, Doug Ford received a question from the media on how his government is responding to concerns of retailers raising their prices on certain items, such as disinfecting wipes, as a result of increased demand. (more...)
Trump says he may quarantine parts of N.J. in coronavirus crisis Trump says he may quarantine parts of N.J. in coronavirus crisis
- March 28, 2020

Later at Joint Base Andrews, Trump also said such an action was a possibility. "It is entirely unprecedented that governors or the president would prevent people from traveling from one state to another during an infectious disease outbreak", said Lawrence Gostin, a Georgetown University law professor and public health specialist who questioned Trump's ability to order a quarantine on states. (more...)
NJ Man Arrested in Coronavirus Cough Case — George Falcone NJ Man Arrested in Coronavirus Cough Case — George Falcone
- March 28, 2020

Falcone has publicly denied the accusations. The state has reported almost 4,000 coronavirus cases and 44 deaths. New Jersey has at least 3,675 confirmed cases and 44 people have died, the newspaper writes. After some time, he then identified himself and was allowed to leave the Wegmans . His name does not appear in a federal database , either. The incident was not isolated as Falcone joined other USA citizens facing charges for similar actions. (more...)
Coronavirus deaths in United Kingdom jump by highest amount to date to 1,019 Coronavirus deaths in United Kingdom jump by highest amount to date to 1,019
- March 28, 2020

As of 9am, a total of 113,777 people had been tested in the United Kingdom, with 99,198 returning negative results, while 14,579 tested positive. A total of 1,019 patients have died after testing positive for COVID-19 as of 5pm on Friday, the Department of Health (DHSC) said, up from 759 the day before. (more...)
Gov. DeSantis suspends vacation rentals in Florida, orders checkpoints on roads Gov. DeSantis suspends vacation rentals in Florida, orders checkpoints on roads
- March 28, 2020

DeSantis on Monday issued an executive order requiring all travelers from New York, New Jersey and CT to self-isolate for 14 days when they get to Florida. For the next 14 days, new vacation rentals will not be permitted. DeSantis also ordered that checkpoints be installed along the state's major roads that come into the Florida Panhandle from the Gulf Coast, including I-10. (more...)
Idaho Health Officials Confirm First Coronavirus Deaths Idaho Health Officials Confirm First Coronavirus Deaths
- March 28, 2020

Idaho has more than 91 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, spread throughout the state. Idaho has a population of about 1.7 million. "All persons may leave their residences only for essential activities, essential government functions or to operate essential businesses", the order states. (more...)
Italian nurse with coronavirus kills herself amid fears of infecting others Italian nurse with coronavirus kills herself amid fears of infecting others
- March 28, 2020

Ms Trezzi had been working on the intensive care ward at the San Gerardo hospital in Monza, around nine miles from Milan, but was quarantined after showing coronavirus symptoms and testing positive for the disease. The hospital's manager told the nurse's federation that Trezzi had been home sick since March 10. Trezzi's death is now under investigation, according to local media reports. (more...)
NYC Nurses Pictured Wearing Garbage Bags NYC Nurses Pictured Wearing Garbage Bags
- March 28, 2020

Andy Humm memorialized Kelly at Gay City News: Just five weeks ago - before all of this - I was sent by New Alternatives for Homeless LGBT Youth, where I'm on the board, to look in on a client hospitalized in Mount Sinai who was in bad pain and not getting proper care. (more...)
Alberta officially orders closure of all non-essential services Alberta officially orders closure of all non-essential services
- March 28, 2020

Dine-in restaurants will no longer be able to offer dine-in service. Takeout and drive-thru services remain acceptable. All non-essential businesses where close contact between individuals such as hair salons, tattoo parlours, and wellness clinics must be closed. (more...)
3 more dead as Ontario confirms 135 new known coronavirus cases 3 more dead as Ontario confirms 135 new known coronavirus cases
- March 28, 2020

That's a smaller one-day increase then the previous day when the caseload jumped by 170. The World Health Organization has now recorded 462,684 cases of COVID-19 with 20,834 deaths confirmed globally. Travel, especially to the United States, continued to be a source of infection. "Evidence of community transmission", Yaffe said. Like Ottawa, other health units in the region have confirmed cases the province has not listed. (more...)

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