Coronanvirus hits New York hospitals hard as six million people are out of work in US

The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in the United States has doubled in a week. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) More than 10 million people are out of work because of the pandemic. As the country is pushed to its limit, stories from New York, the epicentre of the outbreak, illustrate the devastation. ———————– Follow us on … Read more Coronanvirus hits New York hospitals hard as six million people are out of work in US

Record-breaking 6.6 million Americans apply for jobless benefits amid coronavirus crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the United States, data shows that more than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits during the last week of March – more than analysts had expected. It follows an already record-breaking number of claims two weeks ago – underscoring the severity of the economic shock of the … Read more Record-breaking 6.6 million Americans apply for jobless benefits amid coronavirus crisis

US jobless figures set to rise as Spanish unemployment soars

The number of people out of work in the United States is expected to soar when new figures are published later this Thursday. The previous data had seen a record jump of 3.3 million people claiming unemployment benefits, as businesses lay off staff due to the coronavirus crisis. Spain has also seen unemployment claims jump … Read more US jobless figures set to rise as Spanish unemployment soars

Infected USS Theodore Roosevelt crew to be quarantined in Guam

At least 100 sailors on board a United States aircraft carrier off the coast of Guam have tested positive for the new coronavirus, although none are reported to be in critical condition. But on a Facebook page for the vessel, family members are calling for the navy to release more information on the health of … Read more Infected USS Theodore Roosevelt crew to be quarantined in Guam

Testing centers in New York report lack of supplies

The United States is ramping up testing for COVID-19. But in its race to play catch-up, testing centers are reporting that a lack of supplies is slowing down the process. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: … Read more Testing centers in New York report lack of supplies

US becomes first country to pass 200,000 cases as New York doctors issue desperate plea | ABC News

The death count from COVID-19 in New York, the worst-hit state in the United States, has more than doubled in 72 hours to 1,941. One month after New York discovered its first infection — a health care worker returning from Iran — the state has tallied more than 83,000 positive cases. With more than 12,000 … Read more US becomes first country to pass 200,000 cases as New York doctors issue desperate plea | ABC News

Stacey Abrams breaks down why the 2020 Census matters

Stacey Abrams, a former Georgia lawmaker, discusses the importance of the Census and how it impacts voter representation in the United States. ABC News Live Prime, Weekdays at 7EST & 9EST WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW … Read more Stacey Abrams breaks down why the 2020 Census matters

WATCH: Coronavirus task force speaks to reporters at the White House – 4/1 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

Coronavirus task force speaks to reporters at the White House. Vice President Pence issued a dire prediction of the spread of the coronavirus, saying Italy, one of the countries hardest hit by the pandemic, “may be the most comparable area to the United States at this point.” A day earlier, President Trump warned of a … Read more WATCH: Coronavirus task force speaks to reporters at the White House – 4/1 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

Coronavirus funerals: the cruel impact on families of the dead – BBC News

One of the cruelest parts of the Coronavirus crisis is the impact on funerals and families burying the dead. Social distancing rules mean at most 10 people can attend a funeral – keeping 2 metres apart. Meanwhile the government has warned banks they must help small businesses with emergency loans. And in the United States … Read more Coronavirus funerals: the cruel impact on families of the dead – BBC News

Coronavirus News: The latest on the covid-19 outbreak – 4/1 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

The rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak continues to upend life around the world as more countries tighten quarantine measures. President Trump has downplayed the dangers of the pandemic, pressing that some Americans could return to work despite the advice of health experts. More than 175,000 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the United States, which now … Read more Coronavirus News: The latest on the covid-19 outbreak – 4/1 (FULL LIVE STREAM)