Coronavirus takes heavy toll on NY transit workers

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced Sunday that 22 of its employees working on buses and subways have died from COVID-19 — more deaths than what the city police and fire departments have reported, combined. The MTA has employed 70,000 […]

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Trump slams 'complaining' Dem Pritzker at coronavirus briefing, signals openness to more stimulus checks

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Saying “we hope we’re seeing a leveling off in the hottest spots of them all,” President Trump revealed Sunday evening that 1.67 million people have now been tested for coronavirus in the United States — although he […]

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British soccer star Kyle Walker apologizes after reported 'lockdown party' during coronavirus pandemic

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Manchester City defender Kyle Walker apologized Sunday and faces disciplinary action from the team after he reportedly defied lockdown conditions by throwing a tawdry party amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Sun reported that he held a party […]

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Pentagon mandates all workers wear face coverings to protect against coronavirus

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. The Pentagon mandated Sunday that everyone at Defense Department facilities cover their faces in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus. PENTAGON TAKES AIM AT CORONAVIRUS WITH 8,000 VENTILATORS “Effective immediately, to the extent practical, […]

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Coronavirus: UK’s plan B if ‘Team Johnson’ is incapacitated? Answer is unclear

The original post Britain’s constitution offers no clear answer to the question now on many Britons’ minds: what happens if Prime Minister Boris Johnson, undergoing tests in hospital after persistent symptoms of coronavirus, cannot continue to lead. Johnson was admitted to hospital on Sunday in what his office said was a “precautionary step” after testing […]

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Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai donates ventilators to New York amid coronavirus pandemic

The original post close Video Bill Gates on his 2015 ‘virus’ warning, efforts to fight coronavirus pandemic Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, chair and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, joins Chris Wallace on ‘Fox News Sunday.’ Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Brooklyn Nets […]

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Australia coronavirus live update: Ruby Princess set to dock in Port Kembla as Australian cases reach 5,687 – latest news

The original post NSW ports have been directed to provide berth and port facilities for the coronavirus-stricken ship for a period of ten days. Follow all the latest news, live Follow our global coronavirus live updates Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus email Your questions about Australia’s coronavirus lockdown rules explained Have you encountered […]

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Bride, groom demand that guests pay for rebooking fees after canceling wedding over coronavirus, brother says

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Guests typically don’t pay for the wedding. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, many events involving a large number of people have been postponed or canceled, including weddings. This obviously could cause a lot of problems, but […]

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Queen Elizabeth's coronavirus pandemic address offers 'a rational, inspirational message,' expert says

The original post Queen Elizabeth II’s televised broadcast on Sunday night addressing the devastating coronavirus pandemic is exactly the message the people of the United Kingdom needed to hear now more than ever, one expert noted. James O’Rourke, a University of Notre Dame professor who has specialized in research on crisis communication, told Fox News […]

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Giuliani says doctors, not 'national bureaucracy,' should decide whether to use hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that doctors, not lawmakers, should decide whether the immunosuppressive drug hydroxychloroquine is worth using as a possible treatment for the coronavirus. President Trump and some other politicians […]

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Michigan Gov. Whitmer slammed by home state paper for allegedly playing politics in middle of coronavirus crisis

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.   An editorial in The Detroit News slammed Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, accusing her of playing politics during the coronavirus pandemic. “Gov. Gretchen Whitmer must send an unequivocal message to her constituents that Michigan is her […]

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Nebraska docs urge statewide coronavirus stay-at-home order, predict thousands of cases have gone undetected

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, received mounting pressure to issue a statewide stay-at-home order after more than 40 doctors sent him a letter Saturday detailing how a lack of testing in one region of the state […]

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Rep. Chris Smith: China's deception on coronavirus – here's how to hold their leadership accountable

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Last December, when it became obvious China faced a deadly disease of historic dimensions, Xi Jinping and his government went into damage control mode. We are not talking about controlling the terrible damage wrought by COVID-19 […]

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Hotel offers luxury 'quarantine apartments' with in-room $500 coronavirus test

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. There’s more than one way to quarantine. A hotel and resort in Switzerland is offering luxury apartments for quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak. Aside from the typical amenities, the apartments include several coronavirus-themed amenities, including an […]

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Coronavirus stay-at-home order in Pennsylvania questioned after woman gets $200 ticket for taking drive

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A woman in Pennsylvania became the first person to be cited last week for violating the state’s stay-at-home order meant to slow the spread of coronavirus, spurring questions from at least one state lawmaker if the ticket went […]

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Clyburn says House committee on coronavirus stimulus spending will not look at past: 'The crisis is with us'

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. When it comes to the new House committee tasked with overseeing the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., said he is looking to the future — not the past. The panel, […]

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Austria’s coronavirus infection growth slows significantly, mirroring Spain and Italy

The original post Austria’s daily growth of COVID-19 infections has decreased to a single digit-percentage range from 40 percent three weeks ago as restrictions on people’s movement and the closure of schools and shops took effect, the health ministry said. The number of confirmed cases increased to 11,781 with 186 deaths on Saturday, according to […]

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Some 430,000 people flew from China to US after coronavirus first detected: report

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. About 430,000 people have flown on direct flights from China to the United States since Chinese officials first disclosed the outbreak of what is now the novel coronavirus to world health officials on New Year’s Eve, according to a new […]

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Coronavirus lockdowns have caused the Earth to effectively stop shaking

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The coronavirus pandemic has left most of the world’s major cities, including London, New York and others, empty. It’s also having one surprising effect on the planet as well. The Earth has essentially stopped vibrating. With travel effectively ground to a halt, seismologists around the […]

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Scottish medical officer cautioned after breaking her own coronavirus lockdown advice

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Scotland’s chief medical officer has been cautioned by police for breaking her own coronavirus lockdown advisement. Catherine Calderwood was pictured visiting her second home in Earlesferry, Fife, with her family. The Scottish Sun published pictures of Calderwood […]

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Coronavirus battle in India includes call to light candles to dispel 'darkness' of pandemic

The original post India under lockdown for 21 days International lawyer David Tafuri joins Trace Gallagher to discuss India’s decision to lock down for 21 days amid coronavirus pandemic. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. As the world’s second-largest country endures a nationwide lockdown to fight coronavirus, India’s prime […]

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Disney to stop charging annual passholders after backlash during coronavirus shutdown

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Disney continues to change its operations during the coronavirus outbreak. Annual passholders had recently complained about still being charged monthly payments despite the Disney parks being closed. Now, the company has announced that it will no […]

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Coronavirus 'Achilles' heel' may have been found, experts say

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged the majority of the world, upending nearly every facet of life, as researchers race to find a cure. However, a newly published study suggests researchers may have found what’s been described as its “Achilles’ heel.” […]

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Queen Elizabeth's coronavirus address ‘will offer prayers and guidance’ amid pandemic, source says

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.   Queen Elizabeth II has been preparing to address the devastating coronavirus pandemic in the U.K. for at least two weeks in hopes of bringing comfort to her people, palace insiders told Fox News. Buckingham Palace confirmed […]

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Coronavirus: Abu Dhabi waives fees, rent for ExCeL center London hospital site

The original post Abu Dhabi’s state-owned exhibitions company has waived maintenance fees and isn’t charging rent for Britain’s health service to use its giant London conference center as an emergency hospital, following a similar move by Blackstone Group Co. at a location in central England. Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Co. PJSC had initially been asking […]

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Pennsylvania firefighters discover massive underage party amid coronavirus lockdown

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Firefighters responding to a call about a man being assaulted in the woods in rural Pennsylvania discovered about 100 young people partying in violation of the state’s coronavirus stay-at-home order. Members of the Grindstone Volunteer Fire Department found the hidden party […]

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Michigan's Whitmer says lack of national strategy has created 'porous situation' for coronavirus to spread

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Sunday that a better national strategy is needed to battle the coronavirus pandemic and that President Trump’s assertion that the federal government should not be the first line of defense against […]

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YouTube to suppress content spreading coronavirus 5G conspiracy theory

The original post Coronavirus outbreak Site will reduce recommendations of videos promoting misinformation Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Play Video 1:03 Gove warns 5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory is ‘dangerous nonsense’ – video YouTube will reduce the amount of content spreading conspiracy theories about links between 5G technology and the coronavirus that it […]

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Florida county tells people to maintain social distance of '1 alligator' amid coronavirus

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A Florida county has devised an unusual way to educate citizens about coronavirus social distancing. Leon County officials have echoed health guidelines that people stay six feet apart – or, as they put it, about the length of one alligator. A […]

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Denmark mulling plan to reopen country following coronavirus shutdown, acknowledges difficulties

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Denmark will soon take steps to end its coronavirus shutdown, reports suggest. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen is expected to make the announcement at a press conference on Monday. The plan is to begin reopening the country after Easter, and […]

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Arizona hospital aide steals coronavirus protective equipment, supplies worth $1,700, police say

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A hospital housekeeping employee in Arizona was arrested and subsequently fired after police say he admitted to stealing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies amid the coronavirus outbreak. Keith Brown, 49, was arrested at Yavapai Regional […]

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New Orleans convention center official arrested after masks stolen from makeshift coronavirus hospital, police say

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The public safety director at the New Orleans convention center that is being transformed into a makeshift hospital for coronavirus patients was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing dozens of masks meant for medical workers, according to officials. The Louisiana […]

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Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus blame game – skip it and focus on getting US through this crisis

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. As a deadly virus sweeps across America, it was inevitable that we would also suffer an outbreak of the blame game. With the body count soaring and the economy collapsing, finger-pointing is in full bloom. Never mind that all […]

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Coronavirus: Low-risk economic activities in Iran to resume soon, says Rouhani

The original post Iran’s president said on Sunday “low-risk” economic activities would resume from April 11 in the Middle Eastern country worst-affected by the new coronavirus. For more coronavirus news, visit our dedicated page. Iran has been struggling to curb the spread of the highly infectious respiratory disease known as COVID-19 but authorities are also […]

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Massachusetts shoppers tackle man after allegedly coughing, spitting on produce amid coronavirus outbreak

The original post Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. A group of Massachusetts shoppers tackled a man and pinned him to the ground until police arrived after catching him allegedly coughing and spitting on produce, fanning coronavirus fears. Cell phone video shot from inside a Stop & […]

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