Tag Archives: States

School’s out in more states to slow virus

Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia have moved to close schools to most students while the two largest states eye a full lockdown of daily life as they battle to slow the spread of coronavirus. The moves come as two more Australians die from coronavirus, taking the nation’s toll to 11. Leaders in Queensland, SA… Read More »

As More States Clamp Down, 1 in 4 Americans Now Under ‘Shelter in Place’ Orders Due to Coronavirus

SATURDAY, March 21, 2020 — Governors in a total of five states — California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey and New York — have now advised residents to stay at home indefinitely as of Saturday, meaning that about one in every four Americans now lives under such “shelter in place” orders. “I don’t come to this… Read More »

It’s likely there are more coronavirus cases in the United States than the numbers show

“We don’t care if you’ve traveled to us from China or from Queens, we’re going to put a mask on you,” said Dr. Michael Phillips, an infectious disease specialist at NYU. The New York University doctors and other experts are convinced there could be more novel coronavirus cases in the United States than have been… Read More »

Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected

At least 34 people in the United States are infected with the coronavirus spreading from China, federal health officials said on Friday. “This new virus represents a tremendous public health threat,” Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said at a news briefing. But so far there has been… Read More »