New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo is taking aim at price gouging on e-commerce services like Amazon by threatening to introducing the state's self-branded hand sanitizer. The numbers are going up unabated.
People showing up to federal court in Manhattan and some northern suburbs were greeted Monday with notices bearing a judge's order: Don't come in if you have had contact with anyone who has tested positive for the virus, or certain other criteria for possible exposure.
The troops will help clean and deliver food in the designated "containment area" in a one-mile (1.6 km) radius around the area where the contagion appears to have originated, until the lockdown is lifted on March 25.
Among the postponed events are The Association for a Better New York Get Out the Count fundraiser scheduled for Thursday; The Construction Specifications Institute March chapter meeting; the Light & Building 2020 Trade Fair and; the MIPIM Trade Fair in Cannes has been re-schedulued for June after several major worldwide players announced their intention to stay away from the event. And this is literally a matter of life and death.
NY officials said at a press conference a containment plan will be put in place around the synagogue that is believed to be the center of the outbreak in Westchester county. But Cuomo on Tuesday said cancelling the huge gathering is "one of the things we're looking at".
"It is a significant issue for us", the governor said in his daily update on the health crisis.
On Wall Street, stocks surged Tuesday after suffering staggering losses the day before, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining more than 1,100 points on hopes the Trump administration would take steps to cushion the economy from the damage caused by the outbreak. Over 64,000 people infected with COVID-19 have recovered, according to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering.
Approximately 80 percent of patients experience mild to moderate symptoms, according to a joint study by the World Health Organization and Chinese researchers of patients in China. Two of the 142 cases are in Saratoga County.
The evacuation began on Monday with several hundred people let off the ship, including more than 200 Canadians who were flown to a military base in their country, authorities said.
- Routinely clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
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