California hospitals see influx of COVID-19 patients

After a record number of daily cases of coronavirus was reported in California, hospitals across the state are getting swamped with patients.


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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Last call: Paris bars forced to close early amid new rules to stem Covid-19 second wave
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  • Melbourne starts on the long road out of lockdown | 7.30
  • Remembering Covid-19 Victims as World Hits 1 Million Deaths
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