Coronavirus

Coronavirus in N.Y.: Toll Soars to Nearly 3,000 as State Pleads for Aid

8 seconds ago   |   NY Times

“It is hard to put fully into words what we are all grappling with as we navigate our way through this pandemic,” a hospital official said.
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Take a virtual tour of the National Gallery of Canada this Saturday morning

8 seconds ago   |   National Post

For Canadians looking for a change of indoor scenery on Saturday, the National Gallery of Canada has good news.
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Supreme Judicial Court acts to free criminal defendants amid pandemic crisis

10 seconds ago   |   Boston Herald

Some criminal defendants who are being held on bail awaiting trial for nonviolent crimes can be freed, the state's Supreme Judicial Court said in a mixed ruling that...
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Coronavirus Southern California: Mayor Garcetti provides daily Los Angeles update - LIVE

1 minute ago   |   ABC

As the coronavirus pandemic grows, health officials continue to monitor the number of confirmed cases in Southern California.
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JPMorgan sees surge in coronavirus cases after pressuring traders to go to work: report

JPMorgan sees surge in coronavirus cases after pressuring traders to go to work: report

4 minutes ago   |   New York Post

JPMorgan pressured its traders to come into work despite a coronavirus outbreak on its Midtown trading floor, a new report alleges - and now nearly two dozen traders are sick...
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State corrections union says first coronavirus-positive member has died

State corrections union says first coronavirus-positive member has died

4 minutes ago   |   New York Post

A 62-year-old security officer at a state psychiatric facility who had coronavirus has died, marking the first COVID-19-linked death among members of the union for state...
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Maryland Masonic Homes says 3 residents, 1 employee test positive for coronavirus

Maryland Masonic Homes says 3 residents, 1 employee test positive for coronavirus

6 minutes ago   |   WBALTV

Maryland Masonic Homes said three residents and an employee tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Celebrating mass during the coronavirus crisis, churches adapt to lifestreams, no communion

6 minutes ago   |   ABC

"We are kind of in exile so to speak... have to give up things for Lent we never expected, a Lent like no other."
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Pinched by shutdown orders, Hobby Lobby closes stores

10 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The threat of the coronavirus pandemic has forced Hobby Lobby to close its stores until further notice, the arts and craft retail chain announced Friday.
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Northwell memo calls for rationing ventilators to 'patients most likely to benefit'

Northwell memo calls for rationing ventilators to 'patients most likely to benefit'

10 minutes ago   |   Politico

One of New York state's biggest hospital systems released guidelines Friday directing medical professionals on how to manage the limited supply of life-sparing ventilators as...
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President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face...

President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face coverings to help slow coronavirus spread

Medical-grade masks, particularly short-in-supply N95 masks, would be reserved for those dealing directly with the sick. Read more ...

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To...

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To Trump, Pence

President Trump told reporters on Thursday that he had taken a second coronavirus test, which was negative. (Image credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin announced Friday she has tested positive for coronavirus after being hit with a sudden onset of symptoms Thursday afternoon. “I am OKAY. It came on... Read more ...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon, disappeared on Thursday. Read more ...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

Target will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

The CDC is recommending that people wear face coverings or cloth masks if...

The CDC is recommending that people wear face coverings or cloth masks if they go out in public

The CDCis recommending - but not requiring - that people cover their faces if they have to go out in public as the coronavirus spreads across the US. There isn't much good... Read more ...

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart stores will allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet of space. Walmart employees stationed at store entrances will count customers and admit them... Read more ...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face federal fine of $600,000

At least 35 coronavirus deaths are associated with the Washington state facility, according to officials. The virus infected two-thirds of residents and dozens of staff members. Read more ...

Corona beer stops production

Corona beer stops production

Production of Corona beer is being temporarily suspended in Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...