Texas confirmed its first three coronavirus cases and Tennessee and Colorado each reported one, bringing the number of affected states to 16. The cruise ship is now off the coast in San Francisco after 21 people aboard tested positive for coronavirus. The first California death from the virus was an elderly person in Placer County, near Sacramento, health officials said. The cruise line said that no cases of the virus had been confirmed among those still on the ship but that some passengers had flu-like symptoms.
"NO NEED TO BUY A MASK" U.S. health officials say they expect to be able to get enough privately manufactured coronavirus tests - around 1 million - to public laboratories this week with the capacity to test about 400,000 people.
After applauding his own administration for handling the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the United States President Donald Trump has confessed on March 5 that it "certainly" might have an impact on the country's economy.
CMO for England announces first death of patient with Coronavirus
Giving evidence to the Health Select Committee, Prof Chris Whitty said: 'I'm expecting the number only to go up'. He said Britain's official response had gone from "mainly contain with some delay" to "mainly delay".
Local and state health officials have not recommended school closures or cancellation of activities but said they respect the decisions of local school leaders.
"All King County residents should follow public health recommendations". According to reports, the recent development came after the virus outbreak in the Washington state escalated in the recent past. One other is showing symptoms of the disease, while the four remaining-including the spouse of the individual who tested positive-have no symptoms, the county said. Those numbers are presumed not to include the 57 new cases reported on Thursday. Some schools and businesses in the area have shut down in response to the outbreak, with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee saying organizers of large events should reconsider their plans.
People at higher risk should stay home and away from large groups of people as much as possible, including public places with lots of people and large gatherings where there will be close contact with others.
People in senior housing are considered especially susceptible because the disease caused by the new coronavirus is especially unsafe to the elderly and those with underlying health conditions.
USA lawmakers reached bipartisan agreement on an $8.3 billion emergency bill to help fund efforts to contain the virus.
While there are no restrictions who can get tested, not everybody who feels ill needs to be tested, particularly if you have mild illness. The latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed 129 confirmed and presumed cases in the United States, up from the previous 108.