Coronavirus United States: Update For Wednesday, March 11
The latest on the new coronavirus across the United States, including the latest on the number of cases, deaths and locations.
The NBA has suspended the season for pro basketball, the league announced Wednesday night. The night's games are the final games.
"The NBA will use this hiatus to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the coronavirus pandemic," the league said in a statement.
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Amid growing fears of the new coronavirus outbreak in the United States, NCAA President Mark Emmert announced on Wednesday that the upcoming college championship events, including the Division 1 men's and women's basketball tournaments, will limit spectators to only essential staff and some family.
More than 1,400 passengers have disembarked from the Grand Princess cruise ship since it docked in Oakland on Monday, and Americans have begun arriving at quarantine centers at U.S. military bases in California and two other states including Travis Air Force Base in Solano County. Tests showed that 21 passengers and crew members have the new coronavirus.
A day after organizers said the Chicago's St. Patrick's Day parade was still on, they reversed their decision, saying Saturday's parade has been canceled amid coronavirus fears. The announcement comes after Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Tuesday that health officials were having conversations with organizers of large events, including the St. Patrick's Day Parade and the South Side Irish Parade. The latter event also was canceled.
CUNY will close its 14 campuses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic after outraged students argued staying open forced them to choose between endangering their families or their grades.
Gov. Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency Tuesday after new coronavirus cases in Massachusetts more than doubled to 92. During a state of emergency, state laws give the governor a wide range of powers for responding to the emergency.
Eight more cases of the new coronavirus were reported Tuesday night in Florida, including a Georgia woman who is in Alachua County, three people in Collier County, two people in Pinellas County, one person in Nassau County and one person in Pasco County.
More new coronavirus cases were confirmed Tuesday night in Georgia — including a person under quarantine at a state park — bringing the total to 22 confirmed and presumed positive cases of coronavirus in the state. Five more presumed cases of COVID-19 were announced by Gov. Brian Kemp, who said only one of the patients appears to have traveled outside the country五福彩票6688下载.
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The 250th St. Patrick's Day Parade in Philadelphia has been canceled due to concerns regarding the novel coronavirus in the city, according to parade organizers.
A woman in her 60s died of coronavirus in Los Angeles County, making her LA's first confirmed coronavirus fatality, authorities announced Wednesday. At the same time, authorities confirmed the region's second known instance of "community transmission" of the illness.
State officials on Wednesday announced three more cases of the new coronavirus, bringing the total to 95.
More than 1,000 people in Massachusetts have been subjected to self-quarantine due to coronavirus concerns, state health officials said in their weekly update Wednesday.
State health officials have confirmed nearly 100 additional cases and five more deaths linked to the new coronavirus, the department of health announced Wednesday. According to the latest numbers, 366 people have been infected with COVID-19 in Washington and 29 people have died.
According to a statement on the Illinois State Democrats website, the Senate had been scheduled to be in session March 18 through 20.
All Seattle Public Schools will close for at least two weeks in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, according to reports.
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