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Trump questions New York's need for 30000 ventilators to combat COVID-19

Trump questions New York's need for 30000 ventilators to combat COVID-19

According to CNBC , there are 3,141 counties in the United States. The president said new testing capabilities will help classify counties, and that they plan to suggest guidelines labeling countie...

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Second COVID-19 case reported in county

Second COVID-19 case reported in county

Washington County's Office of Emergency Management said this evening it didn't have specifics about the case, but the county judge told radio station KWHI that the patient works at auto dealership in ...

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Shreveport Mardi Gras Would Have Been Canceled With COVID Warning

Shreveport Mardi Gras Would Have Been Canceled With COVID Warning

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards starkly warned residents Thursday to stay home, saying the state has edged into a tie for the second-highest rate of virus cases per capita. For some, especially ol...

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Non-essential workers to be stopped from using Tube during coronavirus crisis

Non-essential workers to be stopped from using Tube during coronavirus crisis

In the absence of Government action, we are working with the Construction Leadership Council to try and spread the start times of work on the biggest sites in London. 'Nearly a third of TfL's staff ar...

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Brexit trauma helps Ireland face COVID-19 crisis: PM

Brexit trauma helps Ireland face COVID-19 crisis: PM

Varadkar introduced stepped-up restrictions on people's movements this week, with residents told not to leave their homes unless absolutely necessary. It looks like it may happen here so we need to ...

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CLARK: A message to Ontario renters and landlords

CLARK: A message to Ontario renters and landlords

Guglielmino added: "We don't know where restaurants are going to be after this". 'That meant no income for 4 weeks which is about $3000 to 3500 for me, ' she said. "Most of my owners also have a mor...

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9,444 health workers treating patients in Spain infected with coronavirus

9,444 health workers treating patients in Spain infected with coronavirus

Coronavirus-related deaths in both Italy and Spain jumped by more than 800 in each country within 24 hours, bringing the total number of global fatalities from the disease to 26,455. The Spanish gover...

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200 more people die from COVID-19

200 more people die from COVID-19

The toll, up 31 per cent in a day, is the seventh highest in the world after Italy, Spain, China, Iran, France and the USA, according to a Reuters tally. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has unfold...

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Canada asks USA not to put troops at border during coronavirus outbreak

Canada and the US mutually agreed to shut down the border to all but essential traffic one week ago to prevent the spread of COVID-19 between the two countries. Canada has more than 3,400 cases, 35 de...

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Ottawa hikes wage subsidy to 75% for small and medium-sized businesses

Ottawa hikes wage subsidy to 75% for small and medium-sized businesses

Trudeau also added that he has appointed Kirsten Hillman as Canada's Ambassador to the United States. As of Friday morning, there are 4,043 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada, and 39 people have ...

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US Overtakes China, Italy for Most Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

US Overtakes China, Italy for Most Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

The total number of confirmed cases globally is 526,044, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University . It has dangerously surged 10 times in the span of a week. That's why the most importa...

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Paris Hospitals Will Be Filled By New Tide of Patients Delegates

Paris Hospitals Will Be Filled By New Tide of Patients Delegates

Her heartbroken sister Manon issued a warning to others that COVID-19 can kill young people as well as older patients with underlying health problems. "It is very hard to estimate when the peak will c...

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Russian Federation to Close Restaurants, Cafes from Saturday

Russian Federation to Close Restaurants, Cafes from Saturday

The changes have already been approved by parliament and Russia's constitutional court. G20 countries need a common plan of action to stabilize the situation, support economies and restore confidenc...

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Canadians warned to be aware of COVID-19 emergency funds texting scam

Canadians warned to be aware of COVID-19 emergency funds texting scam

The troops will not perform law enforcement duties but instead help in areas such as planning and logistics, much as they did under President Trump's orders during the influx of Central American migra...

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Russian President Putin offers week-long social package to battle coronavirus

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday (March 26) he hoped Russian Federation would defeat the coronavirus in two to three months if it imposed tough measures, as authorities suspended global f...

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Spanish military finds dead and abandoned residents in nursing homes

Spanish military finds dead and abandoned residents in nursing homes

Spain's capital Madrid is struggling with the number of cases and its municipal funeral home said it would stop collecting bodies due to a shortage of equipment. Italian authorities said on Monday t...

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Italy Records 919 Coronavirus Deaths Over 24 Hours

Italy Records 919 Coronavirus Deaths Over 24 Hours

With 2,388 Covid-19 fatalities reported on Wednesday (March 25), the global coronavirus death toll has exceeded 21,000. "We can win this war by counting on the sacrifice of all citizens", he a...

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Zaandam cruise ship denied crossing Panama Canal due to quarantine

Zaandam cruise ship denied crossing Panama Canal due to quarantine

Some testing for COVID-19 was done Thursday, with two cases coming back positive. It also confirmed that "four older guests" had died, but the circumstances of their deaths are unclear. David and wi...

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Trump Administration Developing New Guidelines for Social Distancing

Trump Administration Developing New Guidelines for Social Distancing

Those calls go against the advice of many public health experts who say impatience would invite disaster. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Get all the latest news on coronavirus...

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Northland schools ready to launch distance learning

Northland schools ready to launch distance learning

Staff say they are focusing on keeping in touch with students and their families to guide them through this new experience through email, phone, and apps. At Clear Creek Elementary School on Fort Hood...

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'BBC Dad' Returns To Offer Some Adorable Mayhem During This Chaotic Time

'BBC Dad' Returns To Offer Some Adorable Mayhem During This Chaotic Time

The 2017 video has yet again brought some needed laughs to millions of people now forced to work from home. The BBC has revisted the Korean expert who became a viral sensation three years ago whe...

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China city eases lockdown

China city eases lockdown

In Hubei and Wuhan alone as of Wednesday 3,169 people died since January. As the pandemic is spreading across the world, Chinese authorities lately deployed measures to guard against imported cases ...

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United Nations chief says virus menacing mankind, launches $2B plan

United Nations chief says virus menacing mankind, launches $2B plan

Fore, said that children are "the hidden victims of the COVID-19 pandemic". The Global HRP also complements and supports existing government responses and national coordination mechanisms, with due co...

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Canada's Trudeau balks at potential troop deployment on US border

Canada's Trudeau balks at potential troop deployment on US border

Trudeau was also pushed on safety concerns for Quebec and Ontario. " Canada and the United States have the longest unmilitarised border in the world and it is very much in both of our interests for...

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Pray the Our Father with Pope Francis on Wednesday

Pray the Our Father with Pope Francis on Wednesday

This photo taken and handout on March 26, 2020 by the Vatican Media shows Pope Francis delivering his homily while celebrating a private morning mass at the Santa Marta chapel in The Vatican. "We ...

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Ex-FBI agent held hostage in Iran likely dead, USA says

Ex-FBI agent held hostage in Iran likely dead, USA says

The email, obtained by The Associated Press , was sent a day after Levinson's family revealed that the USA government had concluded that Levinson was dead. They did not know "when or how he died", ad...

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India announces $23 billion COVID-19 package; offers cash, free food

India announces $23 billion COVID-19 package; offers cash, free food

Modi was interacting with the people of his constituency in Varanasi while addressing the nation as well. At the meeting, the G20 leaders agreed to take all necessary measures to contain the pandemi...

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To Increase Coronavirus Infection Of Imports, Local 2 Days Nil

To Increase Coronavirus Infection Of Imports, Local 2 Days Nil

Similar lockdown measures will be lifted on Wednesday for other cities in Hubei province, of which Wuhan is the capital. Hubei province has about 58 million people, of which about 11 million live ...

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Student at New West school tests positive for COVID-19

Student at New West school tests positive for COVID-19

Approximately 375 undergrads are now in residence on Upper Campus and going to McElroy for meals. Alistair Jarvis, chief executive of the vice-Chancellor membership group Universities UK, said insti...

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American ambassador fuels China-US coronavirus feud

American ambassador fuels China-US coronavirus feud

Chris Beyrer, a professor of epidemiology and global health at Johns Hopkins University , said Trump issued his order too late to make a difference because coronavirus infections were already repor...

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Trump admin. indicts Nicolas Maduro on narcotics, drug trafficking charges

Trump admin. indicts Nicolas Maduro on narcotics, drug trafficking charges

Maduro's other key plank of power - the military - also took a hit as May 2019 charges against Defence Minister Gen. Vladimir Padrino were unsealed from Washington . over two decades, earning hundre...

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United States now has more coronavirus cases than any other country

United States now has more coronavirus cases than any other country

Asked Wednesday what the protocol would be if NY faced a ventilator shortage due to coronavirus, Cuomo said they were expecting to have enough ventilators to treat everyone. The governor commended t...

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Australia's coronavirus death toll rises after another cruise ship passenger dies

Australia's coronavirus death toll rises after another cruise ship passenger dies

Rottnest is home to sandy beaches, unique wildlife and spectacular scenery. Families often flock to the car-free island at the weekend to soak up the sunshine and relaxed atmosphere. All visitors to...

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Why New York is the epicenter of the American coronavirus outbreak

Why New York is the epicenter of the American coronavirus outbreak

As much of the city remains closed due to coronavirus , Mayor Bill de Blasio is opening up 1.6 miles of the city's 6,000 miles of roads. Advocates have frequently raised the alarm about prisons and...

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China drastically reduces global flights in move to curb imported coronavirus cases

China drastically reduces global flights in move to curb imported coronavirus cases

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, China has made a decision to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to t...

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