“The modeling estimates that the peak in death rate is likely to hit in two weeks. I will say it again. The peak, the highest point of death rates, remember this, is likely to hit in two weeks … Therefore, we will be extending our guidelines to April 30, to slow the spread,” the president said in […]
President Donald Trump said during a coronavirus news conference Sunday evening from the White House that he is extending social distancing guidelines to April 30. He also said that he expects the death toll to peak in two weeks and America to be in full recovery by June 1.
Trump seems to be suggesting there’s some kind of black market market being run out of hospitals. That is wild and certainly not what we’re hearing from any healthcare workers in New York. They’re desperate. Some say they’ve been forced to wear the same mask for a week.
The shift came as the full horror of the pandemic appeared to dawn on a president who long downplayed it. Dr Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, said the US could experience more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections. Fauci praised the extension as a “wise and prudent” decision.
Diamond asked him about Trump’s comment, from Friday’s news conference, that he wanted governors to appreciate his and his administration’s efforts on the coronavirus. Then, Trump said that Vice President Mike Pence “calls all the governors. I said Mike, don’t call the governor of Washington. You are wasting your time with him. Don’t call the […]
Some companies, including the giant American bank JPMorgan Chase, have chosen to make cash donations to combating the virus, while others, including Diageo, chemicals giant Ineos and luxury goods group LVMH have retooled production lines to help curtail infections by making hand sanitiser.
Astonishingly, despite her history of cancer, it was not until the end of June – 20 weeks later – that her illness was diagnosed. She had cancer again. Exactly where it started is uncertain, but by the time it was finally detected, it had spread through the space between her throat and the back of […]
Speaking at a press briefing last Monday, Trump said: “We cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself” — referring to the economic damage from shutting down so many industries. He also suggested during a Fox News virtual town hall on Tuesday that the country could reopen by Easter, which is now about […]
Instacart is one of several companies delivering essentials to households and now expanding rapidly at a time when much of the American economy is at risk of contracting. Last week, the company announced plans to bring on another 300,000 “full service shoppers” in North America over the next three months to service demand.
The State said there were more than 740 confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in licensed nursing homes at 129 of the state’s 613 nursing homes, which serve more than 100,000 residents. As of Friday, 122 nursing home residents in the State have died of the disease. In less than two weeks, the virus has claimed seven […]