Broadway to go dark and suspend all performances due to coronavirus

Broadway to go dark and suspend all performances due to coronavirus

Broadway to go dark and suspend all performances due to coronavirus

"We're going to take very dramatic action in that regard".

"We feel their pain, we grieve for them, and we grieve with them, as we will for all of the victims of this virus and of course we vow to honor the memory of those who succumb by working as hard as we can to protect as many vulnerable Coloradans as possible", he said.

With fear of the spread of COVID-19 continuing to mount, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state is banning events of 500 people or more and shutting down Broadway.

Reports Out There Colorado, "As of 5 p.m. on Thursday, state health officials had identified 49 presumptive positive cases of the coronavirus".

All events at New York City public libraries have been canceled starting Friday, but the libraries remain open, for now.

There are 112 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in NY since yesterday, bringing the state total to 328, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in a press conference today.

Broadway to go dark and suspend all performances due to coronavirus

"Our number one priority is protecting the public health and every action the Governor and the State of NY have taken thus far have been in furtherance of that goal", State Health Department Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker said.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced Friday an El Paso County resident has died from COVID-19.

Later Thursday, New York's Superintendent of Catholic Schools Michael J. Deegan announced that all Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of New York would close from March 16 to March 20, with the possibility of an extension.

About an hour before the Broadway shutdown, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio announced a state of emergency and asked the federal government for stimulus funding. Cuomo has said that streets aren't closed, and movement hasn't been restricted.

Several theater venues in the San Francisco Bay Area have canceled or postponed shows, while the Curran Theater reduced capacity to exactly 1,000 people, KGO-TV reported.

The virus causes only mild or moderate symptoms such as fever and cough for most people.

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