President Donald Trump and his administration are considering using a Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster declaration to aid the United States economy against increasing damage from the new coronavirus outbreak, according to reports. Such a move would deliver funds to bolster the economy without waiting for approval from Congress, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

As confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States increase, the U.S. economy is slowing under threat of the virus, which is quarantining workers, causing travel cancellations, and prompting schools and businesses to close.


, there have been more than 760 confirmed coronavirus cases and 23 total deaths in the United States from the disease as of Tuesday.

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Here are developments surrounding the coronavirus in the United States:


To Avoid Coronavirus, Americans Over 60 Should Hunker Down: CDC

Americans over the age of 60, among the most vulnerable to the new coronavirus, should stock up on groceries, medication and other necessities so they can avoid going out more than absolutely necessary, a top Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said Monday.


Bernie Sanders Cancels Cleveland Rally

The Vermont senator was set to speak at the Hungtington Convention Center downtown but cancelled due to coronavirus fears.


Massachusetts: Baker Calls State Of Emergency As Coronavirus Cases Double To 92

State health officials have started identifying person-to-person spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts.


Coronavirus In IL Now Outside Cook County: 'We Expect More Cases'

As the case count hits 19, state officials anticipate event cancellations and are urging residents to be prepared.


Twin Cities Metro Resident Is 3rd Coronavirus Case In Minnesota

The person in their 30s is in critical condition, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.


Puget Sound Hospitals In Washington Restrict Visitors Due To Coronavirus

Aiming to prevent the new coronavirus from infecting vulnerable patients, Puget Sound hospitals are limiting visitors and barring some children.


Coronavirus In Rhode Island: Two Additional Cases Identified

One of the new cases is an employee at a hospital in Rhode Island, health officials said.


Georgia Coronavirus: Schools To Focus On Prevention, Cases Increase

GA Superintendent Richard Woods weighed in on Fulton Schools' decision to close Tuesday, and what other districts should do for coronavirus.


Mayor: 'Conversations Happening' Regarding Boston Marathon

"We're preparing for, unfortunately, what might be the inevitable in the city of Boston," Mayor Marty Walsh said Tuesday.


Coronavirus: Gov. Polis Declares State Of Emergency In Colorado

Gov. Jared Polis has declared a state of emergency after 15 presumptive cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Colorado.


'Jeopardy!' And 'Wheel Of Fortune' Nix Audiences Over Coronavirus

"Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" will start taping without live audiences at Sony Pictures in Culver City this week.


Coronavirus Closes 3rd Chicago-Area School

Lake View's Bernard Zell Jewish day school is the third campus in the city to close due to coronavirus exposure.


Coronavirus Cases In Fairfax, Spotsylvania Lift Virginia Total To 5

Two new cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in Virginia, one in Fairfax City and the other in Spotsylvania County.


Hiring Freeze Announced By Delta Due To Coronavirus

Delta Air Lines said Tuesday that the company will offer employees a voluntary leave option and institute a company-wide hiring freeze.


New Coronavirus Hits Florida's Spring Break

While spring break has already sprung in parts of Florida, the spread of the new coronavirus has taken its toll on this year's annual rite.


SXSW Lays Off 1/3 Of Staff After Coronavirus-Sparked Cancellation

Festival officials have been forced to cut 58 jobs after a local disaster order prompted by COVID-19 fears cancelled the annual gathering.


Travis AFB To Take In Grand Princess Cruise Ship Evacuees

It marks the second time the Solano County U.S. military base has taken in cruise passengers being evacuated because of the new coronavirus.


Maryland's 6th Confirmed Coronavirus Case Reported In Prince George's County

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that a Prince George's County resident is the sixth confirmed case of the new coronavirus in Maryland.


Second Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed in Wisconsin

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Silicon Valley Urges Telecommuting Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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While the best way to prevent illness is to avoid virus exposure, the generally recommends taking these actions to prevent the spread of viruses:

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  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipes.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
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