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  Story 25 -   Saturday March 28, 2020
Coronavirus in Oregon: 98 new cases in last day brings state tally to 414

Oregon state and county health officials Friday reported nearly 100 new coronavirus cases, marking the largest increase of infections in a single day and bringing the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state to 414.

The Oregon Health Authority also reported the state’s 12th death linked to t ...

  Story 24 -   Saturday March 28, 2020
What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Editorâ??s note: This was a live account of updates from Saturday, March 28, as events unfolded. Click here to find the latest extended coverage of the outbreak of the coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2; the illness it causes, COVID-19; and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the world.

President Donald Trump signed into law an unprecedented $2.2 trillion aid package Friday, which will speed up government payments to ...

  Story 23 -   Friday March 27, 2020
Stocks open big drop on Wall Street after a big 3-day rally

"The key at this point is getting a handle on the spread of the virus so that then we can start to think about what (economic) growth looks like for the remainder of the year," said Willie Delwiche, investment strategist at Baird.

The push to deliver financial relief is taking on more urgency as the outbreak continues to widen. The number of cases in the U.S. has now surpassed those in China and Italy, climbing to more than 86,000 known ...

  Story 22 -   Friday March 27, 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson testing positive for the coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will now self-isolate.

Johnson announced the news in a video clip posted on Twitter on Friday morning.

â??Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020 ...

  Story 21 -   Friday March 27, 2020
US has most known coronavirus cases worldwide, but just the beginning of the battle

(CNN)The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States topped 101,000 on Friday as infections quickly spread to new areas of the country.

  Story 20 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Mexicans demand crackdown on Americans crossing the border

Mexican protesters have shut a US southern border crossing amid fears that untested American travellers will spread coronavirus.

Residents in Sonora, south of the US state of Arizona, have promised to block traffic into Mexico for a second day after closing a checkpoint for hours on Wednesday.

They wore face masks and held signs telling Americans to "stay at home".

Mexico has fewer than 500 confirmed Covid-19 cases and the ...

  Story 19 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Police to enforce virus lockdown with fines

People who do not comply with social distancing rules in Scotland could be fined by the police, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Emergency legislation has been passed at Westminster to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Ms Sturgeon said it meant Police Scotland could have new powers as early as today to enforce social distancing.

There have now been 894 confirmed cases of the virus in Scotland, with 25 people having d ...

  Story 18 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Coronavirus: Man planning to bomb Missouri hospital killed, FBI says

A man suspected of planning to attack a hospital treating coronavirus cases in the US state of Missouri died after a shootout with the FBI, officials say.

The confrontation happened as agents tried to arrest the 36-year-old in the city of Belton as part of a domestic terrorism investigation, the FBI said.

Officials said the man was motivated by racist and anti-government beliefs.

He had allegedly considered a range of targ ...

  Story 17 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Spain reports 655 deaths in a day: Coronavirus updates

US reports more than 82,400 COVID-19 cases as Italy's death toll surges past 8,000.

by Kate Mayberry & Usaid Siddiqui
26 Mar 2020 22:28 GMT
The United States now has more coroanvirus cases than any other country with over 82,400, according to Johns Hopkins University.

There were more than 81,700 known cases in China and 80,500 in Italy.

Over 120,000 people worldwide have recovered from COVID-19, while mor ...

  Story 16 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Can Oregon's Best Salespeople Convince Residents To Stay Home?

ast weekend, Oregonians ignored warnings from top officials to stay indoors. Will the stateâ??s preeminent sloganeers have more luck?

In a bid to impress the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic on residents, Gov. Kate Brownâ??s office is working with high-profile ad firm Wieden+Kennedy to craft a messaging campaign anticipated to roll out in coming days.

The firm â?? perhaps best known for bestowing â??Just do itâ?쳌 on Nike i ...

  Story 15 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Gov. Kate Brown Speaks In-Depth About Oregon's COVID-19 Response

Q&A with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown
Dave Miller: Kate Brown joins me now to talk about tough decisions during a pandemic, where we are right now, and where we are headed. Governor Brown, thanks for taking the time to talk to us, and welcome back.

Gov. Kate Brown: Thank you Dave, just delighted to be with you this afternoon.

Miller: So, first of all, can you tell our listeners once again â?? some people may not have heard t ...

  Story 14 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
UK coronavirus home testing to be made available to millions

Millions of 15-minute home coronavirus tests are set to be available on the high street or for Amazon delivery to people self-isolating, according to Public Health England (PHE), in a move that could restore many peopleâ??s lives to a semblance of pre-lockdown normality.

Prof Sharon Peacock, the director of the national infection service at PHE, told MPs on the science and technology committee that mass testing in the UK would be possib ...

  Story 13 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Who would get what and when from the $2 trillion stimulus package

House passes $2T relief packageThe bill, which includes direct payments for most Americans, now goes to the president.
President Donald Trump on Friday signed the massive $2 trillion stimulus package into law during a signing ceremony in the Oval Office.

"I want to thank Democrats and Republicans for coming together and putting America first," Trump said.

The House passed the bill, the largest aid measure in Ameri ...

  Story 12 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
US coronavirus death toll crosses 1,000

More answers to your COVID-19 questionsABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton discusses COVID-19 and the correlation between blood types, pneumonia vaccination for seniors and allergy symptoms vs. coronavirus.
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 21,200 people around the world.

There are more than 470,000 diagnosed cases of the new respiratory illness, known officially as COVID-19, spanning eve ...

  Story 11 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
Prince Charles tests positive for novel coronavirus

London (CNN)Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth II's son and the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus and is now self-isolating in Scotland, his office announced Wednesday.

The Prince of Wales is only displaying mild symptoms and is otherwise in good health, Clarence House said in a statement. It is unknown how the 71-year-old caught the virus because of his recent busy schedule of public events.

The Queen, ...

  Story 10 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
A coronavirus test can be developed in 24 hours. So why are some countries still struggling to diagnose?

(CNN)In the first week of January, reports emerged that a mysterious new form of pneumonia had affected dozens of people in China. Some were in a critical condition, and a number had invasive lesions on both lungs.

Thousands of miles away in Berlin, German scientist Olfert Landt was already on alert. For 30 years, he had worked on diagnosing emerging diseases, including Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). He wanted to make a test ...

  Story 9 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
Spain overtakes China in Covid-19 deaths, rising to second worldwide

Spain has recorded 3,434 deaths from coronavirus, the health ministry announced Wednesday â?? making it the country with the second highest death toll in the world.

Thatâ??s an increase of over 27% on Tuesdayâ??s figures. The country now has 47,610 cases in total.

In China, where the outbreak began, 3,281 people have died, according to its National Health Commission.

Italy has the highest death toll in the world at 6,820, ...

  Story 8 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
Trump vows to lift coronavirus restrictions by Easter, says NYC is a 'hot spot'

President Trump pledged Tuesday to scrap nationwide coronavirus restrictions and â??openâ?? the country back up by Easter, warning without evidence that â??thousandsâ?? of Americans will otherwise kill themselves.

Trump offered the ominous deadline during a virtual town hall event in the White House Rose Garden, claiming the consequences would be catastrophic if the U.S. isnâ??t back to normal by the April 12th holiday.

â??Youâ ...

  Story 7 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
NYC paramedic hospitalized with coronavirus sedated, breathing with ventilator as condition worsens, family says

FDNY EMS paramedic Christell Cadet ? who shared her coronavirus struggle with the world last week from her hospital bed ? is now unable to breathe comfortably on her own and has been hooked up to a ventilator, her distraught family told the Daily News Tuesday.

Cadet, 34, is sedated and has a breathing tube down her throat, but hasnâ??t given up the fight, her family and friends said.

On Friday, Cadet was well enough to speak to C ...

  Story 6 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
As New York faces coronavirus 'bullet train,' experts warn of challenges ahead

With New York in a race against the "bullet train" of the coronavirus sweeping across it, public health experts warned of the challenges ahead to prevent the state from becoming the next Italy.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo painted a dire forecast for the outbreak Tuesday morning, saying that the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, was accelerating and that the state was in "desperate" need of ventilators and mo ...

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