Coronavirus - COVID-19 in California. Does California have the necessary infrastructure to effectively control the Coronavirus - COVID-19 so it does not become a local outbreak?
"Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever." -- Albert Einstein
Nation's second case of 'unexplained' coronavirus emerges in California. The second case of unexplained coronavirus in the United States — in which a person emerges with the infection with no obvious indication of how the virus was transmitted — has been reported. Both of the cases are in California. Ref. USAToday.
They've declared a state of emergency since one person died. It may seem excessive but I guess its to put things in place and restrict the spread.
21 people aboard the Grand Princess cruise ship off the coast of California have tested positive for coronavirus. Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that the ship will dock this weekend in a “noncommercial port,” and that all passengers and crew will be tested for the coronavirus. Ref. USAToday.
More than half of California's population could contract coronavirus in the next eight weeks, Gov. Gavin Newsom projects. In a letter, California Gov. Gavin Newsom asked President Donald Trump to station the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship in Los Angeles immediately and keep it there until September to ease strains on hospitals. "We project that roughly 56 percent of our population — 25.5 million people — will be infected with the virus over an eight week period," he wrote. Ref. USAToday.
Californians ordered to stay at home. Governor directs Californians to stay at home to fight coronavirus, the Olympic flame arrives in Japan and more things to start your Friday morning. Ref. USAToday.