COVID-19 | Trump says nationwide quarantine is ‘unlikely’

US President Donald Trump says a nationwide ‘stay at home’ order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus is unlikely. “There are some parts of the country that are in far deeper trouble than other parts,” Trump said during a Rose Garden briefing. “It’s pretty unlikely, I would think, at this time,” he added. … Read more COVID-19 | Trump says nationwide quarantine is ‘unlikely’

US nears China’s virus death toll as NY calls for help

The coronavirus has claimed more than 3,000 lives in the United States, including more than 1,200 in New York state. There, Dr. James T. Goodrich, world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon who dedicated his life to saving children with neurological diseases, has died on March 30 after contracting COVID-19. FRANCE 24’s Jessica Le Masurier tells us more. Subscribe … Read more US nears China’s virus death toll as NY calls for help

Coronavirus: Spanish hospitals stretched to breaking point | ABC News

Alongside Italy, Spain is one of the worst-hit countries in the world. For two straight days, more than 800 people have died from coronavirus in the country. And as the total death toll approaches 8,000, the residents of Madrid have paused for a moment’s silence. Read more here: For more from ABC News, click here: … Read more Coronavirus: Spanish hospitals stretched to breaking point | ABC News

Coronavirus deaths in US top 3,000

There are at least 160,714 cases of coronavirus in the United States, including 3,004 deaths, according to CNN Health’s tally. The total includes cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other US territories, as well as all repatriated cases. Hawaii and Wyoming are the only states not to have reported a death … Read more Coronavirus deaths in US top 3,000

Hospital ship docks in New York as US coronavirus death toll nears China’s

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Coronavirus: Trump extends US guidelines beyond Easter – BBC News

President Donald Trump has said federal coronavirus guidelines such as social distancing will be extended across the US until at least 30 April. He had previously suggested that they could be relaxed as early as Easter, which falls in mid-April. “The highest point of the death rate is likely to hit in two weeks,” Mr … Read more Coronavirus: Trump extends US guidelines beyond Easter – BBC News

‘This is for real!’: Shocking video shows body bags being forklifted into lorry in New York

A video that emerged online appears to show body bags being lifted into a lorry outside the Brooklyn Hospital Centre in New York. Medical staff wearing protective clothing appear to be on hand to assist. ‘This is for real!’ can be heard throughout the video by the person filming, as they urge everyone to take … Read more ‘This is for real!’: Shocking video shows body bags being forklifted into lorry in New York

New York governor begs for help as coronavirus death toll climbs

A US Navy hospital ship has docked in New York City to help local hospitals struggling with 9,000 coronavirus patients. It will house other patients who do not have the disease – as New York City’s mayor says health facilities need to triple their capacity as the pandemic is not expected to peak in the … Read more New York governor begs for help as coronavirus death toll climbs

New York gets hospital ship as emergency rooms fill with coronavirus patients

A military hospital ship arrived in New York Monday as America’s coronavirus epicenter gears up for the peak of the pandemic, with emergency restrictions extended as the national death toll passed 3,000. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to … Read more New York gets hospital ship as emergency rooms fill with coronavirus patients