No parties, no problem: Introverts don’t mind sheltering at home

Hours stretching into quiet hours were also the dream of Emily Adelsohn Corngold, 77. The stay-at-home order meant she did not have to agree to every social invitation she receives at the Pasadena, California, retirement community where she lives with her husband. She said she was looking forward to working on editing a friend’s memoir.

Coronavirus live updates: CDC traces one mildly sick person to 13 illnesses, 3 deaths

4:20 p.m. CDC unveils new guidelines for essential workers: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is introducing new guidelines aimed at allowing essential workers to return to work after exposure to a confirmed case of the coronavirus, CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield said at a White House news conference. The guidance applies to essential […]

Coronavirus live updates: 6.6 million file for unemployment

11:31 p.m. CDC report shows how one person with mild symptoms triggered 16 coronavirus infections, including three deaths: A report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention documents how one person who tested positive for the coronavirus, but displayed only mild symptoms, may have triggered 16 infections in Chicago — three of […]

Coronavirus live updates: 10% of US jobs lost in 3 weeks

6:50 p.m. Trump criticizes WHO response to coronavirus: In Wednesday’s White House briefing, President Trump repeated criticisms of the World Health Organization by saying it had “minimized” the threat of the coronavirus and been “China-centric” in its response. Earlier in the day, WHO director-general Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus responded to Trump’s earlier criticisms by asking […]

Coronavirus live updates: 7,000 deaths in New York state

“The double-whammy that you suffer now is when you have this terrible virus which essentially preys in its ultimate deleterious effects on people with those underlying conditions,” Fauci said Wednesday. “And since that is more predominant in the African-American population, we want to double down and say to the young people, to the elderly people […]

Coronavirus live updates: Trump quietly ends asylum at border

11:31 p.m. CDC report shows how one person with mild symptoms triggered 16 coronavirus infections, including three deaths: A report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention documents how one person who tested positive for the coronavirus, but displayed only mild symptoms, may have triggered 16 infections in Chicago — three of […]

Coronavirus latest: Boris Johnson moved out of intensive care

Therefore the prime minister is urging parliament to back him in his calls to extend the state of emergency beyond its current end date as he said it “is an essential measure to protect the life and health of citizens.” There is “unquestionable evidence” that the state of alarm is working, Sanchez said, and he […]