Coronavirus - COVID-19 in New York. What is being done in New York to stop the spread of the Coronavirus - COVID-19 so it does not become a national epidemic?
New York City bans gatherings of more than 500 people, shuttering Broadway, other locations starting tonight. Major landmarks across the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, are taking precautionary measures against the spread of coronavirus. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on gatherings of more than 500 people in a news conference Thursday amid coronavirus concerns. Ref. USAToday.
New York Gov. Cuomo bans all non-essential travel, gatherings and work. New York is banning all non-essential travel, mandating everyone not critical to their workplace to stay at home and requiring all businesses to shutter if they do not fit specific criteria. Ref. USAToday.
COVID-19 survey of New York CIty residents. Nearly three in ten New York City residents (29%) report that either they or someone in their household has lost their job as a result of coronavirus over the last two weeks. In addition, 80% of NYC residents said they experienced reduced ability to get the food they need, and two-thirds (66%) reported a loss of social connection in the past week, suggesting that compelled isolation is taking a toll on residents. Source 7r.
Floating hospital ships will ideal for the coronavirus outbreak because the patients can be kept out at sea far from everyone. You also don't have to worry about patients who don't want to stay and try to break their quarantine.
US to deploy 1,000 military personnel to NYC to battle coronavirus. President Donald Trump said the U.S. Is deploying 1,000 military medical personnel to New York City to help battle the coronavirus. At a White House briefing on Saturday, Trump said they will be sent Sunday and Monday to New York, “where they’re needed most.” Ref. USAToday.
Dozens more children hospitalized in New York with rare symptoms that could be linked to coronavirus. A growing number of children are showing up at New York hospitals with troubling new symptoms that state health officials believe could be linked to coronavirus. In an advisory to health care providers, state officials said 64 children in New York have been hospitalized with a condition doctors described as “pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome.” Source 1v.