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2 deaths in Rhode Island: Raimondo issues

2 deaths in Rhode Island: Raimondo issues "Stay at Home" order

The governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, signed an executive order to mandate travelers from New York , New Jersey, Connecticut to self-quarantine for 14-days once they arrive. It doesn't apply to pu...

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has tested positive while England's Chief Medical Officer, Prof Chris Whitty, has shown symptoms. "The test was carried out in No 10 by NHS staff and the result of the ...

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New claims for unemployment insurance soar to record high

New claims for unemployment insurance soar to record high

Gov. Wolf says the state Department of Labor and Industry is working hard to process the surge in unemployment claims as quickly as possible. "There is reason to believe ... "If you haven't been abl...

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Florida Orders All Arrivals From Louisiana Into Quarantine

Florida Orders All Arrivals From Louisiana Into Quarantine

DeSantis said he included Louisiana after officials in the panhandle began to worry that people head to Florida while fleeing from New Orleans. To enforce the Louisiana restrictions, DeSantis sa...

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Coronavirus deaths in United Kingdom jump by highest amount to date to 1,019

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. The Department of Health said 11,658 people tested...

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FDA approves test that would detect coronavirus in 5 minutes, report

FDA approves test that would detect coronavirus in 5 minutes, report

CNBC was among the first to report the news Friday, stating that tests would be available to healthcare providers next week. Abbott's testing cartridge fits into the company's portable ID NOW device...

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Province to update response to COVID-19 as Calgary tightens lockdown

Alberta reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, for a total of 542. "We are expecting landlords and tenants to work together to figure out payment plans that help everyone meet financial obligati...

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General Motors shifts gear to produce 10000 ventilators per month

General Motors shifts gear to produce 10000 ventilators per month

He latter clarified that's the Defense Production Act which is only something he can invoke and hasn't done. But on Friday he said in a statement issuing the order: "The virus is too urgent to...

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Nancy Pelosi cites coronavirus death of NYC hospital workers

Nancy Pelosi cites coronavirus death of NYC hospital workers

Neibart said he and his coworkers at the hospital are subsisting on fast food like pizza and doughnuts in the frenzy of their long hours. "Nurses were forced to resort to tying bandannas over their ...

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CORONAVIRUS: NEC at Birmingham to be another field hospital

CORONAVIRUS: NEC at Birmingham to be another field hospital

In the daily coronavirus briefing on the 27 March, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of the NHS said: "The health service is making an extraordinary effort right across this country - that is why s...

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Questions about the $2 trillion stimulus package

Questions about the $2 trillion stimulus package

It is now making its way to President Donald Trump's desk, where it is expected to be signed and enacted. Further, every eligible individual is expected to receive a direct payment of $1,200 within ...

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COVID-19 patients fully recovered in B.C.; no new fatalities

COVID-19 patients fully recovered in B.C.; no new fatalities

Bonnie Henry continues to implore people to follow the social distancing (two metre) rule. The supply of masks, gloves and medical gowns doctors, nurses and other health workers use to protect thems...

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Seven patients in intensive care in Ottawa hospitals because of COVID-19

Seven patients in intensive care in Ottawa hospitals because of COVID-19

That's a smaller one-day increase then the previous day when the caseload jumped by 170. There have also been three more COVID-19 deaths in Ontario since the last report yesterday, bringing the tota...

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UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

Besides Raab's designation as stand-in for the Prime Minister, people have also been designated to fill in for Dominic Cummings, Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister, and Lee Cain, Director of Communic...

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House passes historic $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

House passes historic $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

On Twitter , he accused lawmakers of trying to subvert accountability. As the House prepares for a crucial vote on Congress's most expensive economic recovery legislation in USA history in an eff...

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Over 5 lakh volunteers enrol to fight coronavirus outbreak in Britain

Over 5 lakh volunteers enrol to fight coronavirus outbreak in Britain

They might also be asked to provide transport for patients who are being discharged from hospital, transporting medical supplies, or chatting with people who are self-isolating and at risk of loneline...

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Coronavirus: Will you clap for our carers tonight?

Coronavirus: Will you clap for our carers tonight?

Posters advertising the action began circulating on social media only a matter of days ago, but already thousands have pledged to take part, along with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The Clap For Our...

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New York Hospitals Are Calling For Blood Plasma Donations From Coronavirus Survivors

New York Hospitals Are Calling For Blood Plasma Donations From Coronavirus Survivors

Scientists say they plan to use the treatment, known as "human convalescent plasma", on other patients. Some specialists suggested that the best chance for the battle against coronavirus might be to e...

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Loss of Smell and Taste is Definitely One of the Symptoms

Loss of Smell and Taste is Definitely One of the Symptoms

That comes after the World Health Organization said earlier this week that it had received a series of reports of similar cases. Maria Van Kerkhove , an outbreak expert at the World Health Org...

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China bars most foreigners to curb imported virus cases

China bars most foreigners to curb imported virus cases

Late on Thursday evening, China's Foreign Ministry issued a notice announcing it would be temporarily suspending the entry of foreign nationals, even those holding valid visas or residence permits. ...

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Sirens Wail Round the Clock Near Queens Hospital Filled with Coronavirus Patients

Sirens Wail Round the Clock Near Queens Hospital Filled with Coronavirus Patients

Cuomo said efforts are underway to shift the patient load to upstate facilities as hospital capacity runs low in the New York City area. Governor Cuomo has said the temporary hospital - built in a...

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News Returning Aussies to be locked in hotels

News Returning Aussies to be locked in hotels

More than two-thirds of Australia's cases are from returned travellers, and a significant proportion of the other cases have been transmitted from returned travellers. Mr Morrison also praised busines...

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Family’s plea after virus kills healthy 21-year-old

Family’s plea after virus kills healthy 21-year-old

Chloe's aunt Emily Mistry wrote on Facebook: "My handsome, kind hearted 21 year old niece Chloe has passed away from COVID-19". Mistry wrote, "My handsome, kind hearted 21 year old niece (Chloe) h...

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Coronavirus: More than half a million people volunteer to help NHS

Coronavirus: More than half a million people volunteer to help NHS

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said while addressing the issue in a press conference that the United Kingdom government is coping very well indeed under the most challenging possible circumstances and t...

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KY COVID-19 | 50 new cases confirmed, 248 total

KY COVID-19 | 50 new cases confirmed, 248 total

While two patients remain hospitalized, the number of those making a full recovery from the virus is beginning to grow. While looking to add more protective equipment for local health care workers...

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'It's Unprecedented': COVID-19 Begins To Take A Toll On US Military

'It's Unprecedented': COVID-19 Begins To Take A Toll On US Military

On Wednesday, the news site reported, a top U.S. military medical official said the Pentagon's modeling shows the pandemic is likely going to "continue to grow" in the next three weeks, the farthest...

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Crocs joins coronavirus relief by donating shoes to health care workers

Crocs joins coronavirus relief by donating shoes to health care workers

The shoes have always been a popular part of many a healthcare worker's wardrobe thanks to their comfort, their ability to be slipped on and off easily and that most of the styles (especially the ones...

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NHS Volunteer Responders explained: How to help most vulnerable amid coronavirus outbreak

NHS Volunteer Responders explained: How to help most vulnerable amid coronavirus outbreak

Patient Transport volunteer: Supporting the NHS by providing transport to patients who are medically fit for discharge, and ensuring that they are settled safely back in to their home. "I urge those ...

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B.C. government announces new supports for renters, landlords

B.C. government announces new supports for renters, landlords

As of Wednesday, there were 659 cases of coronavirus in B.C., including 42 new cases. Landlords will be prevented from legally raising rents starting April 1. The logistics of the program are still be...

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Dyson to build ventilators to help coronavirus fight

Dyson to build ventilators to help coronavirus fight

His device is called the CoVent and is specifically meant to support coronavirus patients. Britain had been in talks with more than 3,000 companies about supplying ventilators to rapidly increase ...

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Coronavirus Gympie: 52 Coast cases to date

Coronavirus Gympie: 52 Coast cases to date

NEW cases of coronavirus in the Wide Bay have nearly doubled overnight, with 12 patients from the region now being treated. Those women are counted under an "overseas" data on the latest alert. "The...

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NYC Nurse Treating COVID-19 Patients Dies of Coronavirus

NYC Nurse Treating COVID-19 Patients Dies of Coronavirus

Kelly, 48, was admitted to Mount Sinai's flagship hospital on the Upper East Side on March 17 and died Tuesday night, the workers said. While New York is now considered one of the most affected stat...

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Thousands of specimens show no evidence of COVID-19 in pets

Thousands of specimens show no evidence of COVID-19 in pets

Indeed, it serves as an excellent reminder to pull that plan together now if you don't have one already. For now, pets are thought to be safe when it comes to COVID-19. Also, consider making a potty...

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Say thanks to NHS staff during coronavirus pandemic

Say thanks to NHS staff during coronavirus pandemic

The UK's campaign started online, and is expected to be supported by hundreds of thousands of people tonight. It took place at 8pm on Thursday from the nation's doorsteps, windows, gardens and balco...

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DeKalb County has first coronavirus case; State total rises to 449

DeKalb County has first coronavirus case; State total rises to 449

The addition brings the total number of COVID-19 patients in Will County to 50 confirmed cases and two deaths. The fourth resident was in the same traveler group as the individual announced earlier wh...

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