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No plans to close schools over coronavirus concerns - Department of Education

It's asked that schools don't take it upon themselves to close. "There is no such advice at this point", notes the official statement . The Department says its aware of the potential impact of sc...

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Second case of COVID-19 confirmed in Wisconsin

Second case of COVID-19 confirmed in Wisconsin

If COVID-19 begins to spread in Wisconsin communities, state and local public health officials would consider community interventions such as temporary closures of child care facilities and schools, w...

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Coronavirus: UK cases rise to 373 as sixth person dies

Coronavirus: UK cases rise to 373 as sixth person dies

His identity has not been revealed but it is known he was being treated for "underlying health conditions". Meanwhile, chief medical officer for England Chris Whitty has announced a sixth person has...

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Virginia Beach residents test 'presumptive positive' for coronavirus

Virginia Beach residents test 'presumptive positive' for coronavirus

Cathy Slemp, State Health Officer and Commissioner of DHHR's Bureau for Public Health. She was hospitalized while tests were being performed, and is now doing well, according to the release from the V...

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COVID-19: Two New Cases Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Rockland, Cuomo Says

COVID-19: Two New Cases Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Rockland, Cuomo Says

Additionally, the Governor will send a program bill to the legislature today to provide paid sick leave to working New Yorkers and specifically protect those who are required to stay home from work be...

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Rutgers cancels classes, tells students to leave campus due to coronavirus fears

Rutgers cancels classes, tells students to leave campus due to coronavirus fears

American University students are now on spring break, and their classes will begin online March 18, according to an email from university President Sylvia Burwell. Without going quite so far, the Mas...

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Russell Brand CANCELS gig over coronavirus fears

The infected patient had visited Perth Concert Hall with 1,500 others to enjoy a live performance of Beethoven , but is now in recovery after being diagnosed with coronavirus . If he is confirmed as...

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Will COVID-19 epidemic

Will COVID-19 epidemic "go away" in April?

Cambodia, Austria, Hungary, Egypt, Peru, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Malta, Martinique, Faroe Islands, French Guiana, and Maldives have reported cases of COVID-19 for the first time. There has been no evide...

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Washington: King County reports 33 additional COVID-19 cases

The facility said that it has 63 residents remaining - down from 120 before the outbreak - and that six of them have symptoms. Several counties, including Spokane, are waiting for test results for t...

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France v Ireland Six Nations postponed amid coronavirus fears

England's scheduled trip to Italy was cancelled last week, which means that Wales' match against Scotland in Cardiff is the only Six Nations fixture set to be played this weekend. "We're a team th...

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First COVID-19 death recorded in B.C., health officials say

First COVID-19 death recorded in B.C., health officials say

Canada now has at least 71 presumptive and confirmed cases of the virus that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19, up from 51 on Friday and nine more than reported on Sunday. "We need everybody to ...

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Monday's market mayhem, from oil to credit - Charts

Monday's market mayhem, from oil to credit - Charts

US stocks plunged again Monday on fears of a global economic slowdown on the heels of the coronavirus outbreak combined with an oil price war led to the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing 2,000...

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Coronavirus Europe deaths top 500 with new Italy toll: AFP tally

Coronavirus Europe deaths top 500 with new Italy toll: AFP tally

Among the latest people to test positive is the army's chief of staff. Salvatore Farina said he felt well and was self-isolating. Travel was restricted across Italy from Tuesday and public gatheri...

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Governor Beshear gives update on coronavirus

Governor Beshear gives update on coronavirus

Monday to share the latest information with Kentuckians. Their county seats are Louisville and Lexington, respectively. They say once they have that information, it will determine their next steps. Be...

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Health officials announce fifth case of coronavirus in IL

Health officials announce fifth case of coronavirus in IL

Both are in home isolation and recovering. This fourth case is quarantined at home and is complying with health officials. Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) have announc...

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1st COVID-19-related death in Canada recorded in B.C.

1st COVID-19-related death in Canada recorded in B.C.

Those five new cases bring the provincial total up to 32. Dr. Theresa Tam previously advised Canadians to think twice about cruises but toughened her stance in a Monday morning news conference in Ot...

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Gov. Cuomo unveils NY branded hand sanitizer to combat price gouging

Today, Cuomo said he plans to carve out that portion of the budget as a stand-alone bill as a way to help workers who may contract the virus. Right now, it will also be handed out in the New Rochelle ...

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[JUST IN] Four new confirmed cases of coronavirus in SA

[JUST IN] Four new confirmed cases of coronavirus in SA

The African continent now has more than 30 confirmed cases, including in Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. A deep clean of the club's clubhouse is underway. The player represents Portadown-based te...

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Facebook Bans Ads For

Facebook Bans Ads For "Medical Face Masks"

Facebook said that it will start banning in the next few days. Online sales of virus protection products have skyrocketed, up 817 percent in the last two months, CBS News Consumer Investigative C...

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Head of Port Authority Rick Cotton has coronavirus

Head of Port Authority Rick Cotton has coronavirus

Mr". Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. The governor touted the results by saying that with more positive tests coming back, it gives authorities a better idea of who to place under...

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Threat of coronavirus pandemic 'has become very real' -WHO's Tedros

Threat of coronavirus pandemic 'has become very real' -WHO's Tedros

The bottom line is: "We are not at the mercy of this virus", Tedros said Monday. However, he noted that "the virus would be the first pandemic that could be controlled". "We can win this battle", he...

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Italy's prime minister puts whole country on coronavirus lockdown

Italy's prime minister puts whole country on coronavirus lockdown

At the same time, in China, where more than 80,000 cases have been recorded since the outbreak began there in December, the country appears to be "bringing the epidemic under control", Tedros said. Th...

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Missouri Coronavirus Patient's Family Break Quarantine, Attend School Dance

Missouri Coronavirus Patient's Family Break Quarantine, Attend School Dance

In a since-deleted Facebook post, Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School shared photos from the school's "father-daughter dinner dance". The father "did not act consistently with the health department's...

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Number of UK Covid-19 cases rises to 273

The man, who also had underlying health conditions, died on Thursday while being treated at Milton Keynes University Hospital. I offer my honest condolences to their family and friends and ask that th...

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Governor declares COVID-19 state of emergency

Governor declares COVID-19 state of emergency

Of four COVID-19 tests being processed Saturday, all came back negative, state officials said. Expanding telemedicine so patients can be screened, evaluated and treated by health care providers wi...

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California declares emergency after state's first coronavirus death

California declares emergency after state's first coronavirus death

At least 11 passengers and 10 crew members on board have reportedly developed symptoms of the coronavirus , Newsom said at a press conference on Wednesday. All six have had known contact with a confi...

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Death Toll From Coronavirus in Mainland China Reaches 3,119, Over 80,700 Infected

Death Toll From Coronavirus in Mainland China Reaches 3,119, Over 80,700 Infected

It also says the total number of infections in mainland China rose by 44 on Saturday to 80,695. The other three were global travelers who were confirmed to have the virus after arriving in China. Ir...

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Five new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland as of Friday

Five new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland as of Friday

One of the patients has an underlying condition and is seriously ill. Three new cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Northern Ireland. The healthcare worker is a woman in the south of Irela...

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Oil plunges 20 percent as another virus-fueled trading week begins

Oil plunges 20 percent as another virus-fueled trading week begins

Oil benchmarks were already on a weak footing - prices fell by over 14% last week on coronavirus fears. Saudi Arabia also said it plans to boost crude output above 10 million barrels a day (b/d) i...

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Missy Higgins' dad diagnosed with virus

Missy Higgins' dad diagnosed with virus

On Monday, he went to work at The Toorak Clinic and saw at least 70 patients between then and Friday. Dr Higgins, patients and staff at Melbourne's The Toorak Clinic are now self-isolating, along wi...

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Australia reports 3rd COVID-19 death

Australia reports 3rd COVID-19 death

Mr Higgins said he didn't imagine "for one moment" he had coronavirus . "Most of the cases we have had so far, luckily at this point, have been quite mild, so the symptoms have recovered much quick...

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2 more presumed positive cases of the coronavirus in Montgomery County

2 more presumed positive cases of the coronavirus in Montgomery County

Pennsylvania has confirmed its first two cases of the new coronavirus, one in Wayne County and one in Delaware County, and health officials hoped to track down people who had contact with them, Gov. T...

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Male associated with Bons contracts Covid-19 virus in Cork

Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, said: "Ireland remains in containment phase with just one case of community transmission". Another case has also been detected in the North, bringing the total t...

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Five from a family test positive for coronavirus in Kerala

Five from a family test positive for coronavirus in Kerala

Later, on March 6, two of their relatives, who are also their neighbours, went to a taluk hospital in Pathanamthitta complaining of fever and then told the officials of the three people's travel his...

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Alberta announces more COVID-19 cases; one confirmed, three presumptive

Alberta announces more COVID-19 cases; one confirmed, three presumptive

That said, Hinshaw added the risk of Albertans getting sick from COVID-19 is expected to increase in the coming weeks. She is recovering in isolation still at home. Health officials said a woman in he...

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