A Navy hospital ship has arrived in New York City to help relieve the coronavirus crisis gripping New York City's hospitals.
Acceptance First Aid, indicates a panel at the entrance of the hospital in Imola where coronavirus patients are treated.
He said there is still a shortage of medical supplies and NY needs to stockpile now because the peak is still coming.
The virus is moving fast through nursing homes and other places for vulnerable people, spreading "like fire through dry grass", New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. In Louisiana, not less than 11 nursing properties, largely within the New Orleans space, have reported instances.
President Donald Trump backtracked on a threat to quarantine NY and neighboring states amid criticism and questions about the legality of such a move.
Trump spoke of the haunting images he had seen on television this week of bodies being removed from Elmhurst Hospital in his native Queens and put in large refrigerated trucks.
New York state remained the epicenter of the USA outbreak, with the vast majority of the deaths in New York City.
But even as the growth rate of deaths slows, Madrid announced a rise in its 24-hour toll for a third consecutive day on Sunday, with 838 fatalities.
Dr Anthony Fauci, the U.S. government's top infectious-disease expert, warned that smaller cities are about to see cases "take off" the way they have in New York City.
Spain entered a period of mourning Sunday, with the government ordering that flags be flown at half-staff and a minute of silence be observed every day to pay respects for the dead. He said 64 people younger than 30 were now hospitalised in intensive care units. Crews of workers were frantically building more field hospitals.
Spain's two-week lockdown under a national state of emergency was tightened on Monday and now only workers commuting to work related to health care and food production and distribution are allowed to travel.
Italy's death climbed to almost 11,600.
In another bit of positive news, new numbers released in Italy showed a continued slowdown in the rate of new confirmed cases and a record number of people cured in that hard-hit country.
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Schools, bars, restaurants and shops selling non-essential items have been shut since March 14 and most of the population is house-bound as Spain tries to curb the virus.
Spain has become the third country to surpass China in coronavirus infections after the United States and Italy.
Officials say the biggest threat to public health is now imported cases.
As US states impose a patchwork of measures, Trump sowed confusion over the weekend by back-pedalling on his proposal to impose a broad lockdown on NY and its neighbours to prevent residents from virus-hit areas travelling to Florida and elsewhere.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks.
Moscow went on its own lockdown Monday as all of Russian Federation braced for sweeping nationwide restrictions.
A stern-looking President Vladimir Putin warned his envoys in Russia's far-flung regions that they will be personally responsible for the availability of beds, ventilators and other key equipment.
"We know that many suffer but the state is there", Conte said.
By midday, the USA had about 125,000 infections and 2,200 deaths, according to the running tally kept by Johns Hopkins University, though the true number of cases is thought to be considerably higher because of testing shortages and mild illnesses that have gone unrecognized or unreported. Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma is at left, Vice President Mike Pence is at right.
In France, which has seen close to 2,000 deaths, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe warned the "battle" was just beginning.
According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), a total of 616,742 COVID-19 cases and 29,532 deaths have been reported globally as of 10:00 a.m. CET Sunday, of which, 361,457 cases and 21,496 deaths were registered in Europe.
At the peak of China's restrictions, some 700 million people were in areas ordered to stay home, but those rules are easing.
Japanese automaker Toyota halted production at its auto plants in Europe, but all of its factories in China resumed work on Monday.