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Coronavirus 411 podcast provides daily updates, news, alerts, and information regarding the Corona virus COVID 19. Coronavirus 411 podcast collects Information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) the World Health Organization (WHO) and other news sources. This information is meant to help people stay informed and updated about Coronavirus with just the facts.

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-06-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

040620 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Monday April 6th, 2020. The Surgeon General has warned that the coming week, “is going to be the hardest and saddest week of most American’s lives” and compared it to Pearl Harbor and 9/11. Over 9600 U.S. fatalities have been reported. Health officials and experts say the death toll from the virus is most likely much higher as only cases confirmed by laboratory tests are being counted, notes The Washington Post. Texas will screen drivers coming from Louisiana and enforce a two-week quarantine. Washington State is returning more than 400 ventilators to the federal stock pile, so states with a bigger need can use them. The former Captain of the USS Roosevelt has tested positive for COVID-19, he was removed from his post last week. There are 155 confirmed cases on the aircraft carrier. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night in the hospital as a “precautionary step”, he tested positive for COVID-19 ten days ago. The Japanese Prime Minster will declare a state of emergency and is expected to announce a 989-billion-dollar relief package, relays The Guardian. In Dubai, residents must apply online for a “police permit” to leave their homes. CNN reports dozens of doctors and health care workers arrested in Pakistan, while protesting lack of PPE. Spain and Italy continue to see declines in death rates and France’s hospital admissions have gone down, bringing hope that the lockdowns in these countries have been working. New infections in South Korea dropped below 50. Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer has resigned after violating lockdown rules. Ireland’s Prime Minister has re-registered as a medical practitioner and will work directly with patients. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 337,933 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 9,653 deaths. Known active locations, with 2,000 or more cases: New York 122,911 New Jersey 37,505, Michigan 15,635, California 15,076, Louisiana 13,010, Massachusetts 12,500, Florida 12,342, Pennsylvania 11,589, Illinois 11,276, Washington 7,984, Texas 7,094, Georgia 6,742, Connecticut 5,675, Colorado 4,950, Indiana 4,411, Ohio 4,043, Maryland 3,609, Tennessee 3,538, Virginia 2,637, North Carolina 2,585, Missouri 2,367, Arizona 2,269, Wisconsin 2,267, South Carolina 2,049. Countries with 2,000 or more cases: Spain 135,032, Italy 128,948, Germany 100,132, France 93,780, China 82,665, Iran 60,500, United Kingdom 48,451, Turkey 27,069, Switzerland 21,282, Belgium 20,814, Netherlands 17,965, Canada 15,940, Austria 12,083, Brazil 11,281, Portugal 11,278, South Korea 10,284, Israel 8,611, Sweden 6,830, Russia 6,343, Australia 5,797, Norway 5,760, Ireland 4,994, Denmark 4,841, Czech Republic 4,591, Chile 4,471, India 4,314, Poland 4,201, Romania 4,057, Malaysia 3,793, Philippines 3,660, Japan 3,654, Ecuador 3,646, Pakistan 3,277, Luxembourg 2,804, Indonesia 2,491, Saudi Arabia 2,463, Peru 2,281, Thailand 2,220, Finland 2,176, Mexico 2,143. First case reported in Falkland Islands. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-05-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

040520 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Sunday April 5th, 2020. Saturday saw more than 33,000 cases in the U.S. and more than 1300 deaths reported. Mortuaries in New Orleans are full. The White House is concerned about new “hot spots” in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Washington DC. Dr. Brix, White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, relayed “The next two weeks are extraordinarily important” and cautioned against going out, even to the store. The U.S. is sending evacuation flights for American citizens in India, reports CNN. The U.S. embassy in Japan has told Americans to leave the country, due to a possible significant increase of cases there. The Japanese Prime Minister is under pressure to declare a state of emergency, according to The Washington Post. A second refugee camp in Greece has been quarantined, after a resident tested positive. Dubai has enacted a 24 hour lockdown for two weeks. In Ecuador, bodies are being left in the streets. In Spain, growth of the virus seems to be slowing, as the Prime Minister seeks to extend the nationwide lockdown through the end of April. A leading epidemiologist in the UK, expects COVID-19 cases to peak there in the next 7 to 10 days. Australia’s Chief Medical Officer is hopeful, after seeing fewer cases over the last few days, that they may be flattening the curve. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 312,249 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 8,503 deaths. Known active locations, with 1,000 or more cases: New York 114, 996, New Jersey 34,124, Michigan 14,225, California 13,796, Louisiana 12,496, Massachusetts 11,736, Florida 11,537, Illinois 10,357, Pennsylvania 10,109, Washington 7,498, Texas 6,566, Georgia 6,383, Connecticut 5,276, Colorado 4,574, Indiana 3,953, Ohio 3,739, Tennessee 3,265, Maryland 3,125, Virginia 2,407, North Carolina 2,402, Missouri 2,291, Wisconsin 2,112, Arizona 2,019, South Carolina 1,917, Nevada 1,758, Alabama 1,633, Mississippi 1,455, Utah 1,428, Oklahoma 1,159, Idaho 1,077. Countries with 1,500 or more cases: Spain 130,759, Italy 124,632, Germany 96,108, France 90,853, China 82,602, Iran 58,226, United Kingdom 42,480, Turkey 23,934, Switzerland 21,100, Belgium 19,691, Netherlands 17,953, Canada 14,018, Austria 11,897, Portugal 11,278, Brazil 10,360, South Korea 10,237, Israel 8,018, Sweden 6,830, Australia 5,687, Norway 5,645, Russia 5,389, Ireland 4,604, Denmark 4,561, Czech Republic 4,475, Chile 4,161, Romania 3,864, Poland 3,834, Malaysia 3,662, India 3,588, Ecuador 3,465, Philippines 3,246, Japan 3,139, Pakistan 2,897, Luxembourg 2,729, Saudi Arabia 2,370, Indonesia 2,273, Thailand 2,169, Finland 1,927, Mexico 1,890, Panama 1,801, Peru 1,746, Greece 1,673, Serbia 1,624, South Africa 1,585, Dominican Republic 1,578, United Arab Emirates 1,505. First cases reported in South Sudan. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-05-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-04-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

040420 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Saturday April 4th, 2020. The CDC now recommends that Americans wear a non-surgical mask while in public. The President noted that he will not wear one. The U.S. reported more than 30,000 cases in one day. Bringing the total to 278,458, more than twice the number of cases of Spain, who have the second highest total. New York State has the 4th highest number of cases in the world. New York City reported more than 6500 cases in a 24-hour period. FEMA has allocated 1.1 billion dollars in federal support to help New York State. Missouri has issued a “stay at home order”. The Attorney General notified federal prisons to “maximize early release programs” for vulnerable inmates, according to CNN. The UK will continue lockdown measures for a number of weeks, as it appears the virus is slowing there. Germany and Thailand also note a slowing of the virus spread. New Zealand’s lockdown measures appear to be working. The Washington Post relays, they could be hitting their coronavirus peak just ten days after going in to lockdown. Pakistan has extended their lockdown for two weeks. Bahrain International Airport will allow all passengers of all nationalities to transit through their airport, but will still limit who can enter the country. The Australian Immigration Minister has recommended that international tourists “take the next flight home”. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 278,458 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 7,159 deaths. Known active locations, with 1,000 or more cases: New York 102,870, New Jersey 29,895, Michigan 12,670, California 12,569, Massachusetts 10,402, Louisiana 10,297, Florida 10,260, Illinois 8,904, Pennsylvania 8,420, Washington 6,966, Georgia 5,967, Texas 5,669, Connecticut 4,915, Colorado 4,182, Indiana 3,437, Ohio 3,312, Tennessee 2,913, Maryland 2,758, Missouri 2,113, North Carolina 2,093, Virginia 2,012, Wisconsin 1,916, Arizona 1,769, South Carolina 1,700, Nevada 1,549, Alabama 1,535, Mississippi 1,358, Utah 1,260, Idaho 1,013. Countries with 1,500 or more cases: Spain 124,736, Italy 119,827, Germany 91,159, France 83,029, China 82,543, Iran 55,743, United Kingdom 38,698, Turkey 20,921, Switzerland 20,278, Belgium 18,431, Netherlands 16,725, Canada 12,545, Austria 11,781, Portugal 10,524, South Korea 10,156, Brazil 9,216, Israel 7,589, Sweden 6,131, Australia 5,550, Norway 5,519, Russia 4,731, Ireland 4,273, Denmark 4,268, Czech Republic 4,194, Chile 3,737, Romania 3,613, Poland 3,503, Malaysia 3,483, Ecuador 3,368, Philippines 3,094, India 3,082, Japan 2,935, Pakistan 2,708, Luxembourg 2,612, Indonesia 2,092, Thailand 2,067, Saudi Arabia 2,039, Finland 1,882, Mexico 1,688, Panama 1,673, Greece 1,643, Peru 1,595, South Africa 1,505. First cases reported in Malawi. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-04-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-03-2020

040320 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Friday April 3rd, 2020. There are more than 1 million cases of COVID-19 worldwide. The U.S. has over 245,000, with more than 6,000 fatalities. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, told CNN that he doesn’t understand why every state hasn’t issued a stay at home order. The CDC is expected to recommend that Americans wear cloth masks in public. The Captain of the USS Roosevelt has been removed from duty, days after he asked Washington DC for help with the COVID-19 outbreak on his ship. The acting Secretary of the Navy said he went outside of his chain of command. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said that those with direct deposit on file with the IRS will get their stimulus checks within 14 days. The Democratic National Convention has been rescheduled to August. Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is donating 100 million to food banks across the country. Spain has passed Italy with reported number of cases. Milan, is closing its main crematorium until the end of the month, to allow workers to catch up with the backlog of virus victims, reports CBS News. India has barricaded one of Asia’s largest slums after two deaths from the virus were reported in Dharavi neighborhood in Mumbai. Eight containment zones have been set up. No one is being allowed in or out, relays The Guardian. Singapore will close schools and non-essential businesses for a month. Peru has joined Panama in assigning specific days for each gender to be allowed out for essential business. The UK is working on plans for an “immunity passport” which “would allow those who have recovered and carry specific antibodies identifiable by a blood tests” to return to work, notes The New York Times. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 245,573 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 6,058 deaths. Known active locations, with 1,000 or more cases: New York 92,770, New Jersey 25,590, California 10,925, Michigan 10,791, Louisiana 9,150, Florida 9,000, Massachusetts 8,966, Illinois 7,695, Pennsylvania 7,016, Washington 6,585, Georgia 5,444, Texas 4,880, Connecticut 3,824, Colorado 3,728, Indiana 3,039, Ohio 2,902, Tennessee 2,869, Maryland 2,331, North Carolina 1,857, Missouri 1,834, Wisconsin 1,730, Virginia 1,706, Arizona 1,600, South Carolina 1,554, Nevada 1,458, Alabama 1,270, Mississippi 1,177, Utah 1,074. Countries with 1,500 or more cases: Spain 117,710, Italy 115,242, Germany 85,063, China 82,509, France 59,929, Iran 53,183, United Kingdom 34,192, Switzerland 19,145, Turkey 18,135, Belgium 16,770, Netherlands 14,793, Canada 11,284, Austria 11,251, South Korea 10,062, Portugal 9,034, Brazil 8,066, Israel 7,030, Sweden 5,568, Australia 5,330, Norway 5,255, Russia 4,149, Czech Republic 3,869, Denmark 3,861, Ireland 3,849, Chile 3,404, Malaysia 3,333, Romania 3,183, Ecuador 3,163, Poland 3,149, Philippines 3,018, Japan 2,617, India 2,567, Luxembourg 2,487, Pakistan 2,450, Indonesia 1,986, Thailand 1,978, Saudi Arabia 1,885, Finland 1,615, Greece 1,544, Mexico 1,510. There were no first cases reported in the last 24 hours. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-02-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

040220 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Thursday April 2nd, 2020. Louisiana and Georgia have the top six counties with the highest deaths per capita due to COVID-19, according to The Washington Post, New York County is 7th. FEMA relayed that the emergency stockpile of PPE is almost gone. Some ventilators sent from the federal stockpile to hospitals do not work, reports The New York Times. Mississippi and Georgia have issued “stay at home” mandates. The President stated Wednesday that he has no plans to issue a National Stay at Home order. Sailors from the USS Roosevelt, who test negative for the virus, will be taken to hotels in Guam to self-quarantine for 14 days. There are currently 93 cases on board the ship that has a crew of more than 4,000. The weekly number of unemployment filings will be released today and most estimates have it near 5 million. Coronavirus task force member, Dr. Fauci, said that social distancing can be relaxed once there are no new infections or deaths, “but the real turning point won’t come until we have a vaccine”. CNN reports that the Top U.S. General in South Korea, does not believe North Korea has no cases of COVID-19. He notes that “for about 30 days in February, early March” the military was locked down and extreme measures were taken on their border crossings. A refugee camp in Greece has been placed on a 2-week quarantine, with no one allowed in or out. The camp is home to more than 2,000. Italy, Germany and Pakistan will extend their lockdowns. The Israeli Prime Minister will self-quarantine for a week, after the Country’s Health Minister tested positive. The Philippine Ambassador to Lebanon has died due to complications from COVID-19. The President of The Philippines warns that anyone who breaks quarantine and is “unruly” could be shot. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 216,722 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 5,137 deaths. Known active locations, with 1,000 or more cases: New York 83,889, New Jersey 22,255, California 9,816, Michigan 9,293, Florida 7,765, Massachusetts 7,738, Illinois 6,980, Louisiana 6,424, Pennsylvania 5,805, Washington 5,588, Georgia 4748, Texas 4,261, Connecticut 3,557, Colorado 3,346, Indiana 2,565, Ohio 2,547, Tennessee 2,440, Maryland 1,985, North Carolina 1,582, Missouri 1,581, Wisconsin 1,550, Virginia 1,511, Arizona 1,413, South Carolina 1,293, Nevada 1,279, Alabama 1,106, Mississippi 1,073, Utah 1,012. Countries with 1,000 or more cases: Italy 110,574, Spain 110,238, China 82,431, Germany 77,981, France 57,780, Iran 50,468, United Kingdom 29,872, Switzerland 18,117, Turkey 15,679, Belgium 15,348, Netherlands 13,696, Austria 10,877, South Korea 9,976, Canada 9,731, Portugal 8,251, Brazil 6,931, Israel 6,211, Australia 5,108, Sweden 4,947, Norway 4,898, Czech Republic 3,604, Russia 3,548, Denmark 3,542, Ireland 3,447, Malaysia 3,116, Chile 3,031, Ecuador 2,758, Romania 2,738, Philippines and Poland 2,633, Japan 2,384, Luxembourg 2,319, Pakistan 2,291, India 2,032, Thailand 1,875, Indonesia 1,790, Saudi Arabia 1,720, Finland 1,518, Greece 1,415, South Africa 1,380, Mexico 1,378, Peru 1,323, Panama 1,317, Dominican Republic 1,284, Iceland 1,220, Argentina 1,133, Colombia 1,065, Serbia 1,060, Singapore 1,000. First cases reported in Botswana and Burundi. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-02-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-01-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

040120 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Wednesday April 1st, 2020. California, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey and New York all reported more than 1,000 new cases on Tuesday, adding to the over 189,000 cases in the U.S. Maine and Texas announce “stay at home orders” for the month of April. Louisiana has extended theirs. The White House announced that even with social distancing measures, the virus could kill up to 240,000 in the U.S. The Army has issued a voluntary recall to about 10,000 members with specific medical skills. Small business owners, effected by COVID-19, will be able to apply for loans starting Friday as part of the 2 Trillion-dollar stimulus package. The Governor of California said based on modeling, the peak number of cases in his state will hit in mid-May. The Secretary General of The United Nations said “Covid-19 is the greatest test that we have faced together since the formation of the United Nations”. The U.N. is calling for a coordinated, international response to ramp up health care spending and cushion the blow to people around the world who have been hurt by the sharp economic downturn, reports the New York Times. Italy will extend lockdown measures through April 13th. Indonesia will turn a former war refugee camp on an uninhabited island in to a hospital for COVID-19 patients, relays The Guardian. China has started including asymptomatic cases in their reporting, leading to a large increase in cases there on Wednesday, according to their National Health Commission. A government official in Saudi Arabia is asking Muslims around the world to delay their annual pilgrimage to Mecca in late July, due to concerns over virus spread. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 189,633 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 4,081 deaths. Known active locations, with 1,000 or more cases: New York 76,030, New Jersey 18,696, California 8,582, Michigan 7,630, Florida 6,741, Massachusetts 6,620, Illinois 5,994, Washington 5,292, Louisiana 5,237, Pennsylvania 4,997, Georgia 4,117, Texas 3,576, Connecticut 3,128, Colorado 2,990, Ohio 2,199, Indiana 2,159, Tennessee 2,049, Maryland 1,662, North Carolina 1,528, Missouri and Wisconsin 1,351, Arizona 1,298, Virginia 1,250, Nevada 1,113, South Carolina 1,083. Countries with 1,000 or more cases: Italy 105,792, Spain 102,136, China 82,359, Germany 72,383, France 52,836, Iran 47,593, United Kingdom 25,504, Switzerland 16,605, Belgium 13,964, Turkey13,531, Netherlands 12,677, Austria 10,418, South Korea 9,877, Canada 8,591, Portugal 7,443, Brazil 5,812, Israel 5,591, Australia 4,862, Norway 4,699, Sweden 4,435, Czech Republic 3,330, Ireland 3,235, Denmark 3,043, Malaysia 2,908, Russia 2,777, Chile 2,738, Romania 2,460, Poland 2,347, Philippines 2,311, Ecuador 2,302, Japan and Luxembourg 2,178, Pakistan 2,042, Thailand 1,771, Indonesia 1,677, India 1,590, Saudi Arabia 1,563, Finland 1,446, South Africa 1,353, Greece 1,314, Mexico 1,215, Panama 1,181, Iceland 1,135, Dominican Republic 1,109, Peru 1,065, Argentina 1,054. No first cases reported in the last 24 hours. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-01-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

Coronavirus news, updates and information for 03-30-2020

033120 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Tuesday March 31st, 2020. Arizona, Virginia and Washington DC have issued “stay at home orders”. There are now over two hundred fifty-six million Americans under some type of order, relays CNN. There were over 575 deaths due to the virus in the U.S. on Monday, driving total fatalities over 3,100. The first U.S. Service member has died from COVID-19, the National Guardsman was from New Jersey. At a White House briefing, Dr. Fauci said it is likely there will be another outbreak in the fall. Governor Cuomo of New York is asking health care workers in other states to help in New York if they are not dealing with the crisis at home. Texas prison inmates are suing for more access to hand sanitizer, soap and paper towels. An inmate died of the virus in Illinois. In Chicago part of a convention center will be converted in to a care facility. Ford & GE will team up to produce ventilators. Johnson and Johnson hope to begin testing on a vaccine by September. Worldwide infections have passed 800,000, with more than 38,000 fatalities. The Hungarian Parliament approved The Prime Minister’s “rule by decree” measure. Amnesty International had warned against it. The Chief Medical officer in the UK, said it could be six months or more before things get back to normal, and that lockdowns will be assessed every 3 weeks, according to The New York Times. Japan has issued travel warnings for 73 countries. Vietnam will begin a 15 day “stay at home” order, with all non-essential businesses to close. In Panama, men and women will only be allowed to leave home on different days, relays The Guardian. Australia and New Zealand report a higher percentage of young people between 20-29 with infections, than in other countries. One potential explanation is that younger groups in those countries tend to travel overseas more. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 164,610 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 3,170 deaths. Known active locations, with 800 or more cases: New York 67,164, New Jersey 16,636, California 7,421, Michigan 6,508, Massachusetts 5,752, Florida 5,964, Washington 5,179, Illinois 5,070, Pennsylvania 4,156, Louisiana 4,025, Texas 3,043, Georgia 3,032, Colorado 2,628, Connecticut 2,571, Ohio 1,933, Indiana 1,788, Tennessee 1,642, Maryland 1,414, North Carolina 1,304, Wisconsin 1,267, Arizona 1,169, Missouri 1,050, Nevada 1,044. Virginia 1,021, Alabama 947, South Carolina 925, Mississippi 848, Utah 806. Countries with 800 or more cases: Italy 101,739, Spain 94,417, China 82,272, Germany 67,051, France 45,171, Iran 44,605, United Kingdom 22,465, Switzerland 15,922, Belgium 12,775, Netherlands 11,817, Turkey 10,827, Austria 9,851, South Korea 9,786, Canada 7,448, Portugal 6,408, Israel 4,831, Brazil 4,661, Australia 4,550, Norway 4,494, Sweden 4,028, Czech Republic 3,002, Denmark 2,994, Ireland 2,910, Malaysia 2,766, Chile 2,449, Russia 2,337, Romania 2,245, Poland 2,132, Philippines 2,084, Luxembourg 1,988, Ecuador 1,966, Japan 1,953, Pakistan 1,865, Thailand 1,651, Indonesia 1,528, Saudi Arabia 1,453, Finland 1,418, South Africa 1,326, India 1,251, Greece 1,212, Mexico 1,094, Iceland 1,086, Panama 1,075, Argentina 966, Peru 950, Dominican Republic 901, Singapore 879, Slovenia 802. First cases reported in Sierra Leone. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 03-30-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

033020 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Monday March 30th, 2020. The President announced that he will extend social distancing guidelines through April 30th, noting that the peak death rate will likely hit in two weeks. There are more than 143,000 cases in the U.S. and over 2500 fatalities. White House Task Force member Dr Fauci, said it is “entirely conceivable” that more than 1 million in the U.S. could be infected, with up to 100,000 deaths. But stated “What we’re trying to do is not let that happen”. The Governor of Illinois said there is not enough capacity in his state for anticipated patient needs. Dallas is setting up a convention center to act as a hospital for coronavirus patients. Seattle is seeing evidence that early containment strategies are working, with the spread of the virus slowing and death rates lower than other states, report The New York Times. The FDA has issued limited emergency use of two drugs, commonly used to treat malaria. They may offer some benefit for COVID-19 patients. The Parliament in Hungary will vote today on whether or not the Prime Minister should be allowed to “rule by decree”, Amnesty International has warned against the move, relays CNN. Spain will move to “hibernation” to slow the virus; Italy extends their national lockdown. Moscow has put a citywide quarantine in place. Zimbabwe has enacted a three-week lockdown. Two stadiums in Brazil are being converted in to field hospitals, according to The Guardian. The first results for multiple coronavirus treatments will be released later this week. The clinical trials of four potential treatments started a week ago with over 3,000 volunteers throughout Europe, reports CNN. British researchers have redesigned a CPAP machine, traditionally used for sleep apnea, to help treat coronavirus patients and ease the need for ventilators. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 143,055 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 2,513 deaths. Known active locations, with 800 or more cases: New York 59,568, New Jersey 13,386, California 6,266, Michigan 5,472, Massachusetts 4,955, Florida 4,942, Washington 4,896, Illinois 4,613, Louisiana 3,540, Pennsylvania 3,441, Texas 2,712, Georgia 2,683, Colorado 2,315, Connecticut 1,993, Ohio 1,665, Indiana 1,514, Tennessee 1,387, Maryland 1,244, North Carolina 1,167, Wisconsin 1,120, Arizona 929, Nevada 920, Missouri 903, Virginia 890, Alabama 830. Countries with 800 or more cases: Italy 97,689, Spain 85,195, China 82,198, Germany 62,435, Iran 41,495, France 40,747, United Kingdom 19,788, Switzerland 15,069, Belgium 11,899, Netherlands 10,930, South Korea 9,661, Turkey 9,217, Austria 9,200, Canada 6,320, Portugal 5,962, Israel 4,347, Norway 4,313, Brazil 4,256, Australia 4,203, Sweden 3,700, Czech Republic 2,859, Denmark 2,724, Malaysia 2,626, Ireland 2,615, Chile 2,139, Luxembourg 1,950, Ecuador 1,924, Poland 1,905, Japan 1,866, Russia 1,836, Pakistan 1,625, Philippines 1,546, Thailand 1,524, Indonesia 1,414, Finland 1,343, Saudi Arabia 1,299, South Africa 1,280, Greece 1,156, India 1,071, Iceland 1,020, Mexico 993, Panama 989, Dominican Republic 859, Peru 852, Singapore 844, Argentina 820. First cases reported in Northern Mariana Islands. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 03-30-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

Coronavirus news, updates and information for 3-29-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

032920 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Sunday March 29th, 2020. The U.S. has over 2,100 fatalities, as cases climb toward 125,000. The CDC has issued a domestic travel warning for residents of Connecticut, New Jersey and New York, asking residents to refrain from non-essential travel for 14 days. Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN that about 56% of new infections in the U.S. are coming from the New York City area. The Mayor of NYC relayed that they will run out of critical medical supplies by next Sunday, reports The Guardian. The Governor of Louisiana warns that his states health system is at risk of “being overwhelmed with patients in a matter of days” relays The Washington Post. Mexico is asking residents to stay at home until April 19th, cases there have increased 237% in one week. Switzerland recorded more than 1,000 new cases in a day. Australia is closing all public outdoor spaces and limiting gatherings to two people. The death toll in Italy is now over 10,000. The Chinese National Health Commission said that local transmission of the virus in China is “basically blocked” but cautions that a chance of a new outbreak from imported cases is still high. The locations of U.S. and country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 124,686 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 2,191 deaths. Known active locations, with 500 or more cases: New York 53,363, New Jersey 11,124, California 5,565, Michigan 4,635, Washington 4,311, Massachusetts 4,257, Florida 4,038, Illinois 3,547, Louisiana 3,315, Pennsylvania 2,815, Georgia 2,447, Texas 2,161, Colorado 2,061, Connecticut 1,524, Ohio 1,406, Tennessee 1,364, Indiana 1,232, Maryland 1,066, Wisconsin 1,042, North Carolina 972, Virginia 843, Missouri 838, Arizona 773, Alabama 760, Nevada 738, Mississippi 669, South Carolina 660, Utah 608. Countries with 500 or more cases: Italy 92,472, China 82,120, Spain 78,797, Germany 58,247, Iran 38,309, France 38,105, United Kingdom 17,325, Switzerland 14,352, Netherlands 10,923, Belgium 10,836, South Korea 9,583, Austria 8,486, Turkey 7,402, Portugal 5,962, Canada 5,655, Norway 4,232, Australia 3,980, Brazil 3,904, Israel 3,865, Sweden 3,700, Czech Republic 2,697, Denmark 2,564, Malaysia 2,470, Ireland 2,415, Chile 1,909, Luxembourg 1,831, Ecuador 1,823, Poland 1,771, Romania 1,760, Japan 1,693, Russia 1,534, Pakistan 1,526, Philippines 1,418, Thailand 1,388, Saudi Arabia 1,299, Indonesia 1,285, Finland 1,221, South Africa 1,187, Greece 1,061, India 987, Iceland 963, Panama 901, Mexico 848, Singapore 844, Argentina 745, Slovenia 730, Dominican Republic 719, Croatia 713, Estonia 679, Peru 671, Serbia 659, Colombia 608, Qatar 590, Egypt 576, Iraq 547, New Zealand 514. There were no first cases reported. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 03-28-2020 COVID-19AM Alert

032820 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Saturday March 28th, 2020. The United States is approaching 105,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, about 1/6th of all global diagnoses. 44,635 confirmed cases are in New York State. Where Governor Cuomo, said they could be 21 days away from the peak of the virus. The President signed the 2 trillion-dollar stimulus bill, the largest in U.S. history. The bill is meant to boost the economy and provide assistance for individuals, families, small businesses and industries dealing with complications due to the virus. The Chief Health Care officer of the AMA said that doctors of all specialties are joining the front lines. More than 190 cities of varying sizes need face masks, ventilators and other emergency equipment according to a survey conducted by The United States Conference of Mayors. General Motors will begin to produce ventilators in accordance with the Defense Production Act. The FDA has approved a test that can detect the virus in about 5 minutes, relays CBS. The President signed an order that could have former active duty military recalled into service, according to CNN. Italy recorded the biggest single day fatality count reported by any country, with 919, reports The Washington Post. Vietnam has closed non-essential services and limited group gatherings through mid-April. The United Nations warns that domestic violence is likely to increase during lockdowns. In South Korea, the number of those who have recovered from the virus is now larger than those who are currently being treated. The locations of U.S. and country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 104,860 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and more than 1700 deaths. Known active locations, with 500 or more cases: New York 44,635, New Jersey 8,825, California 4,914, Washington 3,770, Michigan 3,651, Massachusetts 3,240, Florida 3,192, Illinois 3,029, Louisiana 2,746, Pennsylvania 2,218, Georgia 2,198, Texas 1,942, Colorado 1,735, Connecticut 1,291, Ohio 1,144, Tennessee 1,062, Indiana 982, Wisconsin 930, North Carolina 783, Maryland 775, Missouri 671, Arizona 665, Alabama 639, Nevada 621, Virginia 606, Mississippi 579, South Carolina 539. Countries with 500 or more cases: Italy 86,498, China 81,996, Spain 72,248, Germany 53,340, Iran 35,408, France 33,437, United Kingdom 14,754, Switzerland 13,259, South Korea 9,478, Belgium 9,134, Netherlands 8,647, Austria 7,964, Turkey 5,698, Canada 4,760, Portugal 4,268, Norway 3,811, Australia 3,640, Brazil 3,477, Israel 3,460, Sweden 3,069, Czech Republic 2,422, Denmark 2.366, Malaysia 2,320, Ireland 2,121, Ecuador 1,627, Chile 1,610, Luxembourg 1,605, Japan 1,499, Romania 1,452, Poland 1,436, Pakistan 1,415, Russia 1,264, Thailand 1,245, Saudi Arabia 1,203, South Africa 1,170, Finland 1,167, Indonesia 1,155, Philippines 1,075, Greece 966, India 933, Iceland 890, Panama 786, Singapore 732, Mexico 717, Argentina 690, Slovenia 684, Estonia 645, Croatia and Peru 635, Dominican Republic 581, Qatar 562, Colombia 539, Egypt 536, Serbia 528, Iraq 506. First cases reported in Anguilla and British Virgin Islands. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-06-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

040620 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Monday April 6th, 2020. The Surgeon General has warned that the coming week, “is going to be the hardest and saddest week of most American’s lives” and compared it to Pearl Harbor and 9/11. Over 9600 U.S. fatalities have been reported. Health officials and experts say the death toll from the virus is most likely much higher as only cases confirmed by laboratory tests are being counted, notes The Washington Post. Texas will screen drivers coming from Louisiana and enforce a two-week quarantine. Washington State is returning more than 400 ventilators to the federal stock pile, so states with a bigger need can use them. The former Captain of the USS Roosevelt has tested positive for COVID-19, he was removed from his post last week. There are 155 confirmed cases on the aircraft carrier. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night in the hospital as a “precautionary step”, he tested positive for COVID-19 ten days ago. The Japanese Prime Minster will declare a state of emergency and is expected to announce a 989-billion-dollar relief package, relays The Guardian. In Dubai, residents must apply online for a “police permit” to leave their homes. CNN reports dozens of doctors and health care workers arrested in Pakistan, while protesting lack of PPE. Spain and Italy continue to see declines in death rates and France’s hospital admissions have gone down, bringing hope that the lockdowns in these countries have been working. New infections in South Korea dropped below 50. Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer has resigned after violating lockdown rules. Ireland’s Prime Minister has re-registered as a medical practitioner and will work directly with patients. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 337,933 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 9,653 deaths. Known active locations, with 2,000 or more cases: New York 122,911 New Jersey 37,505, Michigan 15,635, California 15,076, Louisiana 13,010, Massachusetts 12,500, Florida 12,342, Pennsylvania 11,589, Illinois 11,276, Washington 7,984, Texas 7,094, Georgia 6,742, Connecticut 5,675, Colorado 4,950, Indiana 4,411, Ohio 4,043, Maryland 3,609, Tennessee 3,538, Virginia 2,637, North Carolina 2,585, Missouri 2,367, Arizona 2,269, Wisconsin 2,267, South Carolina 2,049. Countries with 2,000 or more cases: Spain 135,032, Italy 128,948, Germany 100,132, France 93,780, China 82,665, Iran 60,500, United Kingdom 48,451, Turkey 27,069, Switzerland 21,282, Belgium 20,814, Netherlands 17,965, Canada 15,940, Austria 12,083, Brazil 11,281, Portugal 11,278, South Korea 10,284, Israel 8,611, Sweden 6,830, Russia 6,343, Australia 5,797, Norway 5,760, Ireland 4,994, Denmark 4,841, Czech Republic 4,591, Chile 4,471, India 4,314, Poland 4,201, Romania 4,057, Malaysia 3,793, Philippines 3,660, Japan 3,654, Ecuador 3,646, Pakistan 3,277, Luxembourg 2,804, Indonesia 2,491, Saudi Arabia 2,463, Peru 2,281, Thailand 2,220, Finland 2,176, Mexico 2,143. First case reported in Falkland Islands. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-05-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

040520 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Sunday April 5th, 2020. Saturday saw more than 33,000 cases in the U.S. and more than 1300 deaths reported. Mortuaries in New Orleans are full. The White House is concerned about new “hot spots” in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Washington DC. Dr. Brix, White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, relayed “The next two weeks are extraordinarily important” and cautioned against going out, even to the store. The U.S. is sending evacuation flights for American citizens in India, reports CNN. The U.S. embassy in Japan has told Americans to leave the country, due to a possible significant increase of cases there. The Japanese Prime Minister is under pressure to declare a state of emergency, according to The Washington Post. A second refugee camp in Greece has been quarantined, after a resident tested positive. Dubai has enacted a 24 hour lockdown for two weeks. In Ecuador, bodies are being left in the streets. In Spain, growth of the virus seems to be slowing, as the Prime Minister seeks to extend the nationwide lockdown through the end of April. A leading epidemiologist in the UK, expects COVID-19 cases to peak there in the next 7 to 10 days. Australia’s Chief Medical Officer is hopeful, after seeing fewer cases over the last few days, that they may be flattening the curve. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 312,249 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 8,503 deaths. Known active locations, with 1,000 or more cases: New York 114, 996, New Jersey 34,124, Michigan 14,225, California 13,796, Louisiana 12,496, Massachusetts 11,736, Florida 11,537, Illinois 10,357, Pennsylvania 10,109, Washington 7,498, Texas 6,566, Georgia 6,383, Connecticut 5,276, Colorado 4,574, Indiana 3,953, Ohio 3,739, Tennessee 3,265, Maryland 3,125, Virginia 2,407, North Carolina 2,402, Missouri 2,291, Wisconsin 2,112, Arizona 2,019, South Carolina 1,917, Nevada 1,758, Alabama 1,633, Mississippi 1,455, Utah 1,428, Oklahoma 1,159, Idaho 1,077. Countries with 1,500 or more cases: Spain 130,759, Italy 124,632, Germany 96,108, France 90,853, China 82,602, Iran 58,226, United Kingdom 42,480, Turkey 23,934, Switzerland 21,100, Belgium 19,691, Netherlands 17,953, Canada 14,018, Austria 11,897, Portugal 11,278, Brazil 10,360, South Korea 10,237, Israel 8,018, Sweden 6,830, Australia 5,687, Norway 5,645, Russia 5,389, Ireland 4,604, Denmark 4,561, Czech Republic 4,475, Chile 4,161, Romania 3,864, Poland 3,834, Malaysia 3,662, India 3,588, Ecuador 3,465, Philippines 3,246, Japan 3,139, Pakistan 2,897, Luxembourg 2,729, Saudi Arabia 2,370, Indonesia 2,273, Thailand 2,169, Finland 1,927, Mexico 1,890, Panama 1,801, Peru 1,746, Greece 1,673, Serbia 1,624, South Africa 1,585, Dominican Republic 1,578, United Arab Emirates 1,505. First cases reported in South Sudan. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-04-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

040420 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Saturday April 4th, 2020. The CDC now recommends that Americans wear a non-surgical mask while in public. The President noted that he will not wear one. The U.S. reported more than 30,000 cases in one day. Bringing the total to 278,458, more than twice the number of cases of Spain, who have the second highest total. New York State has the 4th highest number of cases in the world. New York City reported more than 6500 cases in a 24-hour period. FEMA has allocated 1.1 billion dollars in federal support to help New York State. Missouri has issued a “stay at home order”. The Attorney General notified federal prisons to “maximize early release programs” for vulnerable inmates, according to CNN. The UK will continue lockdown measures for a number of weeks, as it appears the virus is slowing there. Germany and Thailand also note a slowing of the virus spread. New Zealand’s lockdown measures appear to be working. The Washington Post relays, they could be hitting their coronavirus peak just ten days after going in to lockdown. Pakistan has extended their lockdown for two weeks. Bahrain International Airport will allow all passengers of all nationalities to transit through their airport, but will still limit who can enter the country. The Australian Immigration Minister has recommended that international tourists “take the next flight home”. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 278,458 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 7,159 deaths. Known active locations, with 1,000 or more cases: New York 102,870, New Jersey 29,895, Michigan 12,670, California 12,569, Massachusetts 10,402, Louisiana 10,297, Florida 10,260, Illinois 8,904, Pennsylvania 8,420, Washington 6,966, Georgia 5,967, Texas 5,669, Connecticut 4,915, Colorado 4,182, Indiana 3,437, Ohio 3,312, Tennessee 2,913, Maryland 2,758, Missouri 2,113, North Carolina 2,093, Virginia 2,012, Wisconsin 1,916, Arizona 1,769, South Carolina 1,700, Nevada 1,549, Alabama 1,535, Mississippi 1,358, Utah 1,260, Idaho 1,013. Countries with 1,500 or more cases: Spain 124,736, Italy 119,827, Germany 91,159, France 83,029, China 82,543, Iran 55,743, United Kingdom 38,698, Turkey 20,921, Switzerland 20,278, Belgium 18,431, Netherlands 16,725, Canada 12,545, Austria 11,781, Portugal 10,524, South Korea 10,156, Brazil 9,216, Israel 7,589, Sweden 6,131, Australia 5,550, Norway 5,519, Russia 4,731, Ireland 4,273, Denmark 4,268, Czech Republic 4,194, Chile 3,737, Romania 3,613, Poland 3,503, Malaysia 3,483, Ecuador 3,368, Philippines 3,094, India 3,082, Japan 2,935, Pakistan 2,708, Luxembourg 2,612, Indonesia 2,092, Thailand 2,067, Saudi Arabia 2,039, Finland 1,882, Mexico 1,688, Panama 1,673, Greece 1,643, Peru 1,595, South Africa 1,505. First cases reported in Malawi. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-03-2020

040320 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Friday April 3rd, 2020. There are more than 1 million cases of COVID-19 worldwide. The U.S. has over 245,000, with more than 6,000 fatalities. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, told CNN that he doesn’t understand why every state hasn’t issued a stay at home order. The CDC is expected to recommend that Americans wear cloth masks in public. The Captain of the USS Roosevelt has been removed from duty, days after he asked Washington DC for help with the COVID-19 outbreak on his ship. The acting Secretary of the Navy said he went outside of his chain of command. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said that those with direct deposit on file with the IRS will get their stimulus checks within 14 days. The Democratic National Convention has been rescheduled to August. Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is donating 100 million to food banks across the country. Spain has passed Italy with reported number of cases. Milan, is closing its main crematorium until the end of the month, to allow workers to catch up with the backlog of virus victims, reports CBS News. India has barricaded one of Asia’s largest slums after two deaths from the virus were reported in Dharavi neighborhood in Mumbai. Eight containment zones have been set up. No one is being allowed in or out, relays The Guardian. Singapore will close schools and non-essential businesses for a month. Peru has joined Panama in assigning specific days for each gender to be allowed out for essential business. The UK is working on plans for an “immunity passport” which “would allow those who have recovered and carry specific antibodies identifiable by a blood tests” to return to work, notes The New York Times. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 245,573 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 6,058 deaths. Known active locations, with 1,000 or more cases: New York 92,770, New Jersey 25,590, California 10,925, Michigan 10,791, Louisiana 9,150, Florida 9,000, Massachusetts 8,966, Illinois 7,695, Pennsylvania 7,016, Washington 6,585, Georgia 5,444, Texas 4,880, Connecticut 3,824, Colorado 3,728, Indiana 3,039, Ohio 2,902, Tennessee 2,869, Maryland 2,331, North Carolina 1,857, Missouri 1,834, Wisconsin 1,730, Virginia 1,706, Arizona 1,600, South Carolina 1,554, Nevada 1,458, Alabama 1,270, Mississippi 1,177, Utah 1,074. Countries with 1,500 or more cases: Spain 117,710, Italy 115,242, Germany 85,063, China 82,509, France 59,929, Iran 53,183, United Kingdom 34,192, Switzerland 19,145, Turkey 18,135, Belgium 16,770, Netherlands 14,793, Canada 11,284, Austria 11,251, South Korea 10,062, Portugal 9,034, Brazil 8,066, Israel 7,030, Sweden 5,568, Australia 5,330, Norway 5,255, Russia 4,149, Czech Republic 3,869, Denmark 3,861, Ireland 3,849, Chile 3,404, Malaysia 3,333, Romania 3,183, Ecuador 3,163, Poland 3,149, Philippines 3,018, Japan 2,617, India 2,567, Luxembourg 2,487, Pakistan 2,450, Indonesia 1,986, Thailand 1,978, Saudi Arabia 1,885, Finland 1,615, Greece 1,544, Mexico 1,510. There were no first cases reported in the last 24 hours. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-02-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

040220 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Thursday April 2nd, 2020. Louisiana and Georgia have the top six counties with the highest deaths per capita due to COVID-19, according to The Washington Post, New York County is 7th. FEMA relayed that the emergency stockpile of PPE is almost gone. Some ventilators sent from the federal stockpile to hospitals do not work, reports The New York Times. Mississippi and Georgia have issued “stay at home” mandates. The President stated Wednesday that he has no plans to issue a National Stay at Home order. Sailors from the USS Roosevelt, who test negative for the virus, will be taken to hotels in Guam to self-quarantine for 14 days. There are currently 93 cases on board the ship that has a crew of more than 4,000. The weekly number of unemployment filings will be released today and most estimates have it near 5 million. Coronavirus task force member, Dr. Fauci, said that social distancing can be relaxed once there are no new infections or deaths, “but the real turning point won’t come until we have a vaccine”. CNN reports that the Top U.S. General in South Korea, does not believe North Korea has no cases of COVID-19. He notes that “for about 30 days in February, early March” the military was locked down and extreme measures were taken on their border crossings. A refugee camp in Greece has been placed on a 2-week quarantine, with no one allowed in or out. The camp is home to more than 2,000. Italy, Germany and Pakistan will extend their lockdowns. The Israeli Prime Minister will self-quarantine for a week, after the Country’s Health Minister tested positive. The Philippine Ambassador to Lebanon has died due to complications from COVID-19. The President of The Philippines warns that anyone who breaks quarantine and is “unruly” could be shot. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 216,722 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 5,137 deaths. Known active locations, with 1,000 or more cases: New York 83,889, New Jersey 22,255, California 9,816, Michigan 9,293, Florida 7,765, Massachusetts 7,738, Illinois 6,980, Louisiana 6,424, Pennsylvania 5,805, Washington 5,588, Georgia 4748, Texas 4,261, Connecticut 3,557, Colorado 3,346, Indiana 2,565, Ohio 2,547, Tennessee 2,440, Maryland 1,985, North Carolina 1,582, Missouri 1,581, Wisconsin 1,550, Virginia 1,511, Arizona 1,413, South Carolina 1,293, Nevada 1,279, Alabama 1,106, Mississippi 1,073, Utah 1,012. Countries with 1,000 or more cases: Italy 110,574, Spain 110,238, China 82,431, Germany 77,981, France 57,780, Iran 50,468, United Kingdom 29,872, Switzerland 18,117, Turkey 15,679, Belgium 15,348, Netherlands 13,696, Austria 10,877, South Korea 9,976, Canada 9,731, Portugal 8,251, Brazil 6,931, Israel 6,211, Australia 5,108, Sweden 4,947, Norway 4,898, Czech Republic 3,604, Russia 3,548, Denmark 3,542, Ireland 3,447, Malaysia 3,116, Chile 3,031, Ecuador 2,758, Romania 2,738, Philippines and Poland 2,633, Japan 2,384, Luxembourg 2,319, Pakistan 2,291, India 2,032, Thailand 1,875, Indonesia 1,790, Saudi Arabia 1,720, Finland 1,518, Greece 1,415, South Africa 1,380, Mexico 1,378, Peru 1,323, Panama 1,317, Dominican Republic 1,284, Iceland 1,220, Argentina 1,133, Colombia 1,065, Serbia 1,060, Singapore 1,000. First cases reported in Botswana and Burundi. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 04-01-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

040120 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Wednesday April 1st, 2020. California, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey and New York all reported more than 1,000 new cases on Tuesday, adding to the over 189,000 cases in the U.S. Maine and Texas announce “stay at home orders” for the month of April. Louisiana has extended theirs. The White House announced that even with social distancing measures, the virus could kill up to 240,000 in the U.S. The Army has issued a voluntary recall to about 10,000 members with specific medical skills. Small business owners, effected by COVID-19, will be able to apply for loans starting Friday as part of the 2 Trillion-dollar stimulus package. The Governor of California said based on modeling, the peak number of cases in his state will hit in mid-May. The Secretary General of The United Nations said “Covid-19 is the greatest test that we have faced together since the formation of the United Nations”. The U.N. is calling for a coordinated, international response to ramp up health care spending and cushion the blow to people around the world who have been hurt by the sharp economic downturn, reports the New York Times. Italy will extend lockdown measures through April 13th. Indonesia will turn a former war refugee camp on an uninhabited island in to a hospital for COVID-19 patients, relays The Guardian. China has started including asymptomatic cases in their reporting, leading to a large increase in cases there on Wednesday, according to their National Health Commission. A government official in Saudi Arabia is asking Muslims around the world to delay their annual pilgrimage to Mecca in late July, due to concerns over virus spread. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 189,633 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 4,081 deaths. Known active locations, with 1,000 or more cases: New York 76,030, New Jersey 18,696, California 8,582, Michigan 7,630, Florida 6,741, Massachusetts 6,620, Illinois 5,994, Washington 5,292, Louisiana 5,237, Pennsylvania 4,997, Georgia 4,117, Texas 3,576, Connecticut 3,128, Colorado 2,990, Ohio 2,199, Indiana 2,159, Tennessee 2,049, Maryland 1,662, North Carolina 1,528, Missouri and Wisconsin 1,351, Arizona 1,298, Virginia 1,250, Nevada 1,113, South Carolina 1,083. Countries with 1,000 or more cases: Italy 105,792, Spain 102,136, China 82,359, Germany 72,383, France 52,836, Iran 47,593, United Kingdom 25,504, Switzerland 16,605, Belgium 13,964, Turkey13,531, Netherlands 12,677, Austria 10,418, South Korea 9,877, Canada 8,591, Portugal 7,443, Brazil 5,812, Israel 5,591, Australia 4,862, Norway 4,699, Sweden 4,435, Czech Republic 3,330, Ireland 3,235, Denmark 3,043, Malaysia 2,908, Russia 2,777, Chile 2,738, Romania 2,460, Poland 2,347, Philippines 2,311, Ecuador 2,302, Japan and Luxembourg 2,178, Pakistan 2,042, Thailand 1,771, Indonesia 1,677, India 1,590, Saudi Arabia 1,563, Finland 1,446, South Africa 1,353, Greece 1,314, Mexico 1,215, Panama 1,181, Iceland 1,135, Dominican Republic 1,109, Peru 1,065, Argentina 1,054. No first cases reported in the last 24 hours. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 03-30-2020

033120 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Tuesday March 31st, 2020. Arizona, Virginia and Washington DC have issued “stay at home orders”. There are now over two hundred fifty-six million Americans under some type of order, relays CNN. There were over 575 deaths due to the virus in the U.S. on Monday, driving total fatalities over 3,100. The first U.S. Service member has died from COVID-19, the National Guardsman was from New Jersey. At a White House briefing, Dr. Fauci said it is likely there will be another outbreak in the fall. Governor Cuomo of New York is asking health care workers in other states to help in New York if they are not dealing with the crisis at home. Texas prison inmates are suing for more access to hand sanitizer, soap and paper towels. An inmate died of the virus in Illinois. In Chicago part of a convention center will be converted in to a care facility. Ford & GE will team up to produce ventilators. Johnson and Johnson hope to begin testing on a vaccine by September. Worldwide infections have passed 800,000, with more than 38,000 fatalities. The Hungarian Parliament approved The Prime Minister’s “rule by decree” measure. Amnesty International had warned against it. The Chief Medical officer in the UK, said it could be six months or more before things get back to normal, and that lockdowns will be assessed every 3 weeks, according to The New York Times. Japan has issued travel warnings for 73 countries. Vietnam will begin a 15 day “stay at home” order, with all non-essential businesses to close. In Panama, men and women will only be allowed to leave home on different days, relays The Guardian. Australia and New Zealand report a higher percentage of young people between 20-29 with infections, than in other countries. One potential explanation is that younger groups in those countries tend to travel overseas more. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 164,610 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 3,170 deaths. Known active locations, with 800 or more cases: New York 67,164, New Jersey 16,636, California 7,421, Michigan 6,508, Massachusetts 5,752, Florida 5,964, Washington 5,179, Illinois 5,070, Pennsylvania 4,156, Louisiana 4,025, Texas 3,043, Georgia 3,032, Colorado 2,628, Connecticut 2,571, Ohio 1,933, Indiana 1,788, Tennessee 1,642, Maryland 1,414, North Carolina 1,304, Wisconsin 1,267, Arizona 1,169, Missouri 1,050, Nevada 1,044. Virginia 1,021, Alabama 947, South Carolina 925, Mississippi 848, Utah 806. Countries with 800 or more cases: Italy 101,739, Spain 94,417, China 82,272, Germany 67,051, France 45,171, Iran 44,605, United Kingdom 22,465, Switzerland 15,922, Belgium 12,775, Netherlands 11,817, Turkey 10,827, Austria 9,851, South Korea 9,786, Canada 7,448, Portugal 6,408, Israel 4,831, Brazil 4,661, Australia 4,550, Norway 4,494, Sweden 4,028, Czech Republic 3,002, Denmark 2,994, Ireland 2,910, Malaysia 2,766, Chile 2,449, Russia 2,337, Romania 2,245, Poland 2,132, Philippines 2,084, Luxembourg 1,988, Ecuador 1,966, Japan 1,953, Pakistan 1,865, Thailand 1,651, Indonesia 1,528, Saudi Arabia 1,453, Finland 1,418, South Africa 1,326, India 1,251, Greece 1,212, Mexico 1,094, Iceland 1,086, Panama 1,075, Argentina 966, Peru 950, Dominican Republic 901, Singapore 879, Slovenia 802. First cases reported in Sierra Leone. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 03-30-2020

Coronavirus news, updates and information for 03-30-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

033020 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Monday March 30th, 2020. The President announced that he will extend social distancing guidelines through April 30th, noting that the peak death rate will likely hit in two weeks. There are more than 143,000 cases in the U.S. and over 2500 fatalities. White House Task Force member Dr Fauci, said it is “entirely conceivable” that more than 1 million in the U.S. could be infected, with up to 100,000 deaths. But stated “What we’re trying to do is not let that happen”. The Governor of Illinois said there is not enough capacity in his state for anticipated patient needs. Dallas is setting up a convention center to act as a hospital for coronavirus patients. Seattle is seeing evidence that early containment strategies are working, with the spread of the virus slowing and death rates lower than other states, report The New York Times. The FDA has issued limited emergency use of two drugs, commonly used to treat malaria. They may offer some benefit for COVID-19 patients. The Parliament in Hungary will vote today on whether or not the Prime Minister should be allowed to “rule by decree”, Amnesty International has warned against the move, relays CNN. Spain will move to “hibernation” to slow the virus; Italy extends their national lockdown. Moscow has put a citywide quarantine in place. Zimbabwe has enacted a three-week lockdown. Two stadiums in Brazil are being converted in to field hospitals, according to The Guardian. The first results for multiple coronavirus treatments will be released later this week. The clinical trials of four potential treatments started a week ago with over 3,000 volunteers throughout Europe, reports CNN. British researchers have redesigned a CPAP machine, traditionally used for sleep apnea, to help treat coronavirus patients and ease the need for ventilators. The locations of U.S. and Country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 143,055 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 2,513 deaths. Known active locations, with 800 or more cases: New York 59,568, New Jersey 13,386, California 6,266, Michigan 5,472, Massachusetts 4,955, Florida 4,942, Washington 4,896, Illinois 4,613, Louisiana 3,540, Pennsylvania 3,441, Texas 2,712, Georgia 2,683, Colorado 2,315, Connecticut 1,993, Ohio 1,665, Indiana 1,514, Tennessee 1,387, Maryland 1,244, North Carolina 1,167, Wisconsin 1,120, Arizona 929, Nevada 920, Missouri 903, Virginia 890, Alabama 830. Countries with 800 or more cases: Italy 97,689, Spain 85,195, China 82,198, Germany 62,435, Iran 41,495, France 40,747, United Kingdom 19,788, Switzerland 15,069, Belgium 11,899, Netherlands 10,930, South Korea 9,661, Turkey 9,217, Austria 9,200, Canada 6,320, Portugal 5,962, Israel 4,347, Norway 4,313, Brazil 4,256, Australia 4,203, Sweden 3,700, Czech Republic 2,859, Denmark 2,724, Malaysia 2,626, Ireland 2,615, Chile 2,139, Luxembourg 1,950, Ecuador 1,924, Poland 1,905, Japan 1,866, Russia 1,836, Pakistan 1,625, Philippines 1,546, Thailand 1,524, Indonesia 1,414, Finland 1,343, Saudi Arabia 1,299, South Africa 1,280, Greece 1,156, India 1,071, Iceland 1,020, Mexico 993, Panama 989, Dominican Republic 859, Peru 852, Singapore 844, Argentina 820. First cases reported in Northern Mariana Islands. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 3-29-2020 COVID-19 AM Alert

032920 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Sunday March 29th, 2020. The U.S. has over 2,100 fatalities, as cases climb toward 125,000. The CDC has issued a domestic travel warning for residents of Connecticut, New Jersey and New York, asking residents to refrain from non-essential travel for 14 days. Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN that about 56% of new infections in the U.S. are coming from the New York City area. The Mayor of NYC relayed that they will run out of critical medical supplies by next Sunday, reports The Guardian. The Governor of Louisiana warns that his states health system is at risk of “being overwhelmed with patients in a matter of days” relays The Washington Post. Mexico is asking residents to stay at home until April 19th, cases there have increased 237% in one week. Switzerland recorded more than 1,000 new cases in a day. Australia is closing all public outdoor spaces and limiting gatherings to two people. The death toll in Italy is now over 10,000. The Chinese National Health Commission said that local transmission of the virus in China is “basically blocked” but cautions that a chance of a new outbreak from imported cases is still high. The locations of U.S. and country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 124,686 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 2,191 deaths. Known active locations, with 500 or more cases: New York 53,363, New Jersey 11,124, California 5,565, Michigan 4,635, Washington 4,311, Massachusetts 4,257, Florida 4,038, Illinois 3,547, Louisiana 3,315, Pennsylvania 2,815, Georgia 2,447, Texas 2,161, Colorado 2,061, Connecticut 1,524, Ohio 1,406, Tennessee 1,364, Indiana 1,232, Maryland 1,066, Wisconsin 1,042, North Carolina 972, Virginia 843, Missouri 838, Arizona 773, Alabama 760, Nevada 738, Mississippi 669, South Carolina 660, Utah 608. Countries with 500 or more cases: Italy 92,472, China 82,120, Spain 78,797, Germany 58,247, Iran 38,309, France 38,105, United Kingdom 17,325, Switzerland 14,352, Netherlands 10,923, Belgium 10,836, South Korea 9,583, Austria 8,486, Turkey 7,402, Portugal 5,962, Canada 5,655, Norway 4,232, Australia 3,980, Brazil 3,904, Israel 3,865, Sweden 3,700, Czech Republic 2,697, Denmark 2,564, Malaysia 2,470, Ireland 2,415, Chile 1,909, Luxembourg 1,831, Ecuador 1,823, Poland 1,771, Romania 1,760, Japan 1,693, Russia 1,534, Pakistan 1,526, Philippines 1,418, Thailand 1,388, Saudi Arabia 1,299, Indonesia 1,285, Finland 1,221, South Africa 1,187, Greece 1,061, India 987, Iceland 963, Panama 901, Mexico 848, Singapore 844, Argentina 745, Slovenia 730, Dominican Republic 719, Croatia 713, Estonia 679, Peru 671, Serbia 659, Colombia 608, Qatar 590, Egypt 576, Iraq 547, New Zealand 514. There were no first cases reported. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Coronavirus news, updates and information for 03-28-2020 COVID-19AM Alert

032820 This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info… Just the facts… for Saturday March 28th, 2020. The United States is approaching 105,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, about 1/6th of all global diagnoses. 44,635 confirmed cases are in New York State. Where Governor Cuomo, said they could be 21 days away from the peak of the virus. The President signed the 2 trillion-dollar stimulus bill, the largest in U.S. history. The bill is meant to boost the economy and provide assistance for individuals, families, small businesses and industries dealing with complications due to the virus. The Chief Health Care officer of the AMA said that doctors of all specialties are joining the front lines. More than 190 cities of varying sizes need face masks, ventilators and other emergency equipment according to a survey conducted by The United States Conference of Mayors. General Motors will begin to produce ventilators in accordance with the Defense Production Act. The FDA has approved a test that can detect the virus in about 5 minutes, relays CBS. The President signed an order that could have former active duty military recalled into service, according to CNN. Italy recorded the biggest single day fatality count reported by any country, with 919, reports The Washington Post. Vietnam has closed non-essential services and limited group gatherings through mid-April. The United Nations warns that domestic violence is likely to increase during lockdowns. In South Korea, the number of those who have recovered from the virus is now larger than those who are currently being treated. The locations of U.S. and country diagnoses in a moment. There have been 104,860 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and more than 1700 deaths. Known active locations, with 500 or more cases: New York 44,635, New Jersey 8,825, California 4,914, Washington 3,770, Michigan 3,651, Massachusetts 3,240, Florida 3,192, Illinois 3,029, Louisiana 2,746, Pennsylvania 2,218, Georgia 2,198, Texas 1,942, Colorado 1,735, Connecticut 1,291, Ohio 1,144, Tennessee 1,062, Indiana 982, Wisconsin 930, North Carolina 783, Maryland 775, Missouri 671, Arizona 665, Alabama 639, Nevada 621, Virginia 606, Mississippi 579, South Carolina 539. Countries with 500 or more cases: Italy 86,498, China 81,996, Spain 72,248, Germany 53,340, Iran 35,408, France 33,437, United Kingdom 14,754, Switzerland 13,259, South Korea 9,478, Belgium 9,134, Netherlands 8,647, Austria 7,964, Turkey 5,698, Canada 4,760, Portugal 4,268, Norway 3,811, Australia 3,640, Brazil 3,477, Israel 3,460, Sweden 3,069, Czech Republic 2,422, Denmark 2.366, Malaysia 2,320, Ireland 2,121, Ecuador 1,627, Chile 1,610, Luxembourg 1,605, Japan 1,499, Romania 1,452, Poland 1,436, Pakistan 1,415, Russia 1,264, Thailand 1,245, Saudi Arabia 1,203, South Africa 1,170, Finland 1,167, Indonesia 1,155, Philippines 1,075, Greece 966, India 933, Iceland 890, Panama 786, Singapore 732, Mexico 717, Argentina 690, Slovenia 684, Estonia 645, Croatia and Peru 635, Dominican Republic 581, Qatar 562, Colombia 539, Egypt 536, Serbia 528, Iraq 506. First cases reported in Anguilla and British Virgin Islands. For the latest updates, subscribe for free to Coronavirus 411 on your podcast app or ask your smart speaker to play the Coronavirus 411 podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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