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Washington State Coronavirus Cases Nearly Double in One Day

US health officials said they expect to be able to get enough coronavirus tests to public laboratories this week to test about 400,000 people, less than half the 1 million they initially said would be available. Two other passengers from that voyage have been hospitalized with the virus in Northern California, and two Canadians who recently sailed aboard the ship tested positive after returning ho... [Full Article...]

UHL staff asked to self-isolate

UHL staff asked to self-isolate Covid-19 is spread through close contact with an infected person's body fluids (e.g. droplets from coughing or sneezing), or by touching surfaces that an infected person has coughed or sneezed on. Children should not visit the hospital. A limited number of exemptions apply and these include but are not limited to patients attending for chemotherapy and dialysis and expectant mothers coming in fo... [Full Article...]

Japan's new coronavirus cases rise again as doubts about prevention grow

Japan's new coronavirus cases rise again as doubts about prevention grow The ship was kept for quarantine off coast Yokohoma. Japan's health minister has apologised after a woman who was allowed to leave a coronavirus-infected cruise ship docked near Tokyo tested positive for the virus. Since the ship's quarantine ended on February 19, passengers who have disembarked, a lot of them Japanese but including some foreigners, have been asked to stay at home and avoid pu... [Full Article...]

Seventh Washington state resident’s death linked to coronavirus disease

Seventh Washington state resident’s death linked to coronavirus disease There is now no treatment for the respiratory disease, although patients can receive supportive care. "The small number (of contacts) are all in isolation in the same household and we're monitoring them carefully", she said . "We have moved to a new stage in the fight to contain, mitigate and manage this outbreak", Constantine said at a Monday press conference. "Countries should be preparing ... [Full Article...]

Texas governor slams CDC for releasing San Antonio coronavirus patient

Texas governor slams CDC for releasing San Antonio coronavirus patient Just after 5 p.m. the patient took a hotel shuttle to visit North Star Mall, where they visited a few stores and went to the food court, ordered food from a Chinese restaurant and ate alone in the food court. "Unfortunately, after the person's release, the CDC received the results of another test that showed a weakly positive confirmation of the virus that causes COVID-19", CNBC quoted Nirenberg. [Full Article...]

Area Officials Declare State of Emergency Over Coronavirus Cases

Area Officials Declare State of Emergency Over Coronavirus Cases There have now been seven confirmed cases in the county this year. On Tuesday, Kaiser Permanente confirmed the second case in a patient who is now in self-isolation and receiving outpatient treatment. LA County Public Health is making major announcements regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in LA County. "This declaration of a local emergency will facilitate out efforts to coordinate with ... [Full Article...]

Widespread coronavirus testing could still be weeks away

Widespread coronavirus testing could still be weeks away Democrats on Tuesday slammed the administration's handling of the botched CDC tests, and the pace of efforts to increase testing capacity, after meeting Tuesday with Vice President Mike Pence and officials from CDC , FDA and HHS . Hackensack Meridian's test can provide results in about two hours, and if positive, health-care workers could start treating a patient with supportive care while t... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization says coronavirus is deadlier than seasonal flu, doesn't spread as easily

Previous estimates indicated about 2% of those who contracted COVID-19 died, but now that estimate has been revised to 3.4% worldwide. At least 122 countries have not reported any cases. "While many people globally have built up immunity to seasonal flu strains, COVID-19 is a new virus to which no one has immunity", he said, according to ABC News . [Full Article...]

Third doctor in China dies of COVID-19

Third doctor in China dies of COVID-19 News of the closure coincided with a sharp fall in new cases in Hubei province and its capital of Wuhan but China remained on alert for people returning home with the virus from other countries where it has spread. "The rapid rising trend of virus cases in Wuhan has been controlled", Mi Feng, a spokesman for China's National Health Commission told a briefing. Overall, the number of Wuhan hospital ... [Full Article...]

Cuomo: Patient’s family, neighbor diagnosed with COVID-19

Cuomo: Patient’s family, neighbor diagnosed with COVID-19 The Bronx school that the lawyer's diagnosed 14-year-old daughter attends was shut down after his positive test was announced Tuesday. The two children attend Westchester Torah Academy, which will be closed at least until Friday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Since the discovery of those cases, people who work with or came into contact with those... [Full Article...]

Third COVID-19 Case In Florida

Third COVID-19 Case In Florida And it is the sister of the young female who traveled back from Italy. She also traveled to Italy. "I have been working with federal partners and our Department of Health to ensure that communities are ready to handle the challenges presented by COVID-19", DeSantis said in a statement on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Georgia confirms first 2 coronavirus cases

After returning home, the person began displaying symptoms and went to a doctor. "Georgians should remain calm", he said. Dr. Kathleen Toomey, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health, said both cases are in Fulton County. [Full Article...]

Jailed British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in good health- Iran judiciary spokesman

Jailed British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in good health- Iran judiciary spokesman Over 100 cases have been confirmed in the U.S. More are likely with thousands of test kits going to state and local labs and new guidelines to expand screening. But he added that the virus is also showing signs that it can be contained. South Korea reported 29 COVID-19 deaths and 477 more confirmed cases, raising the total number of infections to 4,812. [Full Article...]

Trump vows to screen travellers after first American dies of coronavirus

Trump vows to screen travellers after first American dies of coronavirus They said confirmed three other new cases of coronavirus , or COVID-19, in King County, bringing the total number in the Seattle area to ten and in the state to 12. The first person in the U.S.to die from the disease, like the latest victim, was from King County in Washington State. Health officials also remind people a large percentage of coronavirus cases are very mild (around 80%), w... [Full Article...]

San Antonio patient released from quarantine tests positive for coronavirus — CDC

San Antonio patient released from quarantine tests positive for coronavirus — CDC Mayor Nirenberg added, "Our San Antonio Metro Health District and other local officials continue to address the situation with the utmost professionalism and care". "This situation is exactly why we have been asking for federal officials to accept the guidance of our medical community", Nirenberg said. "Our federal representatives, the CDC, and the US Department of Defense can not and should not... [Full Article...]

NY governor says coronovirus spread 'inevitable'

NY governor says coronovirus spread 'inevitable' The Seattle & King County Public Health announced another death from COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total from the area and across the U.S.to two after one had been confirmed on Saturday. "Folks who don't know how to wear them properly tend to touch their faces a lot and actually can increase the spread of coronavirus", US Surgeon General Jerome Adams told Fox News. [Full Article...]

Washington state investigating possible coronavirus outbreak at a nursing facility

Washington state investigating possible coronavirus outbreak at a nursing facility A spokesperson EvergreenHealth Medical Center told the AP that the patient died in the facility. So far more than 60 cases have been identified in the USA with 84,128 cases of the virus around the world. Almost six weeks into the coronavirus outbreak, the first death in the United States has occurred. We are diligently managing this situation and will continue to provide information as it be... [Full Article...]

Trump announces intensified traveler screening because of coronavirus

Trump announces intensified traveler screening because of coronavirus The Kenyan government has imposed additional restrictions on travelers from Italy , South Korea and Iran as a precautionary measure against the deadly Coronavirus infection . There are zero confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Colorado now, though four tests are underway, according to the CDPHE. In speeches published on Sunday in Qiushi (Seeking Truth), the theoretical journal of China's rulin... [Full Article...]

Mass. Public Health Lab Can Now Test For New Coronavirus, Speeding Results

Mass. Public Health Lab Can Now Test For New Coronavirus, Speeding Results The woman was hospitalized for days without being tested, according to a letter sent to hospital staff that emerged earlier this week. According to reports, a dog in Hong Kong has tested positive for COVID-19, but local scientists are not sure if the dog was actually infected or if it picked up the virus from a contaminated surface. [Full Article...]

State needs $100 million to respond to coronavirus outbreak, Health Secretary says

State needs $100 million to respond to coronavirus outbreak, Health Secretary says The teen, who is at home with mild symptoms, became the state's second case of the widespread illness, the Rhode Island Department of Health announced, according to The Providence Journal . She has respiratory symptoms but is not in serious condition, the statement said. "There is no reason for undue anxiety-the general risk remains low in NY". [Full Article...]


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