“We had to break the window”

This Wednesday, a four-year-old child was left in a car in full sun in the parking lot of the Escapade shopping center in La Chapelle-Saint-Luc (Aube), France, as indicated by our colleagues from theIs Eclair.

A customer of the shopping center passing by noticed the presence of the child alone in the vehicle while the mercury read 30ºC. The rear window was ajar but only a few millimeters and not allowing the air, which was essential to circulate.

The worried witness warned the security officers of the Carrefour which was inside the shopping center.

The latter then rushed to the parking lot: “We had to break the window,” said one of them, a man named Nathan. He and his colleague then took the child out of the car to drive him to the refrigerated section of the Carrefour store: “He was hot,” Nathan continued.

Fortunately, the child’s temperature dropped quickly, but he was still taken to hospital as a precaution.

His mother, who then joined the car, explained that she had only left him alone for a few minutes, the time to withdraw money from the ATM.

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Granell: “If we have to play every three days it can be an advantage for us”

Alex Granell telematically met with the red and white fans yesterday through talks organized by Girona every Tuesday and Friday via Instagram. The captain of Girona acknowledged that confinement is particularly difficult for him “because of not being able to follow the routine of training, racing, living with teammates, walking around the city and being with family”. However, Granell said he was following the training instructions set by the coaching staff these days. In that sense, Granell does not see the time to return to compete and to fight until the end by the direct ascent. That is why he believes that, if the League resumes, Girona may be one of the beneficiaries.

“It’s a difficult year. Because we came down and because there were a lot of new players on the team. However, I think that this stoppage allows us to recover lost energy and face with a lot of talent and enthusiasm the end of the season, “he said. In the same vein, Granell emphasized that “if we are on the stage of having to play every three days, for Girona it would be an advantage and not a problem, because we have a great staff to overcome it. It can be positive for us on a performance level. ”

Granell admitted that he is counting on his matches with Girona and that he is aware that he only needs 10 to be the player with the most games in the club in professional football. “I give it a lot of value. It is a situation that gives me great excitement and at the same time added pressure. It makes me happy to have been on the list for only 6 seasons. There are players in front of me and behind me who are mirrors for me. “

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The United States could become the next epicenter of the coronavirus, says WHO

GENEVA / TOKYO (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said Tuesday that the United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, which eventually forced reluctant organizers to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.

Britain joined the ranks of bloc countries to try to detain the virus, and data showed that commercial activity collapsed from Australia, Japan and Western Europe at a record pace in March, with the United States expecting it to be equally terrible.

“The coronavirus epidemic represents a serious external shock to the macro outlook, similar to a large-scale natural disaster,” said analysts at the BlackRock Investment Institute.

But amid the sadness of the harvest, the Chinese province of Hubei, where the virus was first identified in December, said it would lift travel restrictions for people leaving the region as the epidemic subsides.

Confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide exceeded 377,000 in 194 countries and territories earlier Tuesday, according to a Reuters count, over 16,500 of them fatal.

In Geneva, WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris told reporters that there has been a “big acceleration” in infections in the United States.

In the previous 24 hours, 85% of new cases were in Europe and the United States, and of these, 40% were in the United States.

As of Monday, the virus had infected over 42,000 people there, killing at least 559.

Asked if the United States could become the new epicenter, Harris said, “We are now seeing a very large acceleration in cases in the United States, so it has that potential.”

US state and local officials have denounced the lack of coordinated federal action, claiming that taking action on their own has put them in competition for supplies.

President Donald Trump acknowledged the difficulty.

“The world market for masks and fans is crazy. We’re helping states get equipment, but it’s not easy, “he tweeted.

OLYMPIC ORGANIZERS ENTER

The organizers of the Olympic Games and the Japanese government had clung to the hope that the biggest sporting event in the world could go on, but in the end they bowed to the inevitable to make Tokyo 2020 the last and greatest victim of a calendar. devastated sportsman.

FILE PHOTO: A lonely person walks in the rain in a mostly deserted Times Square after the outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the Manhattan neighborhood of New York City, New York, USA, March 23, 2020. REUTERS / Carlo Allegri

After a phone call with the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on July 24th. Event 9 will be rescheduled for the summer of 2021 at the latest, as proof of victory over the coronavirus.

“President Bach has said he agrees, 100%.”

It was the first time in the 124-year history of the Olympics that they had been postponed, although they had been canceled three times during the two world wars of the 20th century.

Of the top 10 countries by number of cases, Italy reported the highest mortality rate, around 10%, which at least partially reflects its elderly population. The global mortality rate – the ratio of confirmed deaths to infections – is around 4.3%, although national data may vary widely based on how many tests are performed.

Britain, believed by experts about two weeks behind Italy in the epidemic cycle, began to curb unprecedented peacetime movements on Tuesday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered the country to stay home.

The streets of the capital were strangely silent since all but the essential shops closed and people only went to work if it was inevitable.

Johnson had resisted the pressure to impose a complete blockade even if other European countries had done so, but he was forced to change course as projections showed that the health system could be overwhelmed.

Meanwhile, the Chinese province of Hubei, the original center of the epidemic, will raise the sidewalks on people leaving the area, but other regions will strengthen controls as new cases will double due to imported infections.

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The capital of Wuhan province, which has been completely blocked since January 23, lifted travel restrictions on April 8.

However, the risk of infections abroad appears to be on the rise, prompting more stringent screening and quarantine measures in major cities such as the capital Beijing.

Global interactive spread of graphical tracing of coronavirus: open in an external browser – here

Additional reports by Emma Farge, Stephanie Nebehay, Karolos Grohmann, Leika Kihara, Sakura Murakami, Lusha Zhang and Huizhong Wu; Written by Nick Macfie; Editing by Jon Boyle and Angus MacSwan

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Trump challenged his initial offer to reopen the economy

WASHINGTON / NEW YORK (Reuters) – A week after millions of Americans began taking refuge at home with the coronavirus, at least one Republican governor warned Tuesday that he would ease the restrictions too early even though the crackdown is wreaking havoc on the U.S. economy.

PHOTO FILE: US President Donald Trump addresses the daily briefing on the coronavirus response while Attorney General William Barr and Ambassador Debbie Birx, coordinator of the White House coronavirus response, look at the White House in Washington, in the States United, March 23, 2020. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump said on Monday that he was considering how to restart working life when a 15-day shutdown ends next week, although the highly contagious virus spreads quickly and poorly equipped hospitals struggle with a wave of fatalities.

Republican Trump tries to win re-election in November with a promise of economic growth.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, also a Republican, warned against allowing people to travel, socialize and return to work too quickly.

“We don’t think we will be ready in any way to get out of this in five or six days or so, or whenever these 15 days have passed since they started this imaginary watch,” said Hogan Tuesday CNN, adding that most some people think the peak of the crisis is in weeks or months.

More than 42,000 people in the United States have contracted COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the virus, and at least 559 have died. The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the United States has the potential to become the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, citing a “big acceleration” of infections.

Last week Trump issued guidelines that he claimed to aim to slow the spread of the disease for 15 days, including curbing unnecessary travel. Economic activity has stopped in important states such as New York and California.

“America will be back and soon open to business,” Trump said at a White House press conference Monday. “We won’t let it turn into a long lasting financial problem.”

The rapid reopening of the economy could backfire, with higher deaths and people continuing to fear going out, according to investors who remain concerned about the uncertain trajectory of the coronavirus and its economic balance sheet.

“Markets will react badly because they have learned that this approach does not work,” said Axel Merk, Merk Investments’ Chief Investment Officer. “From a medical point of view, you have to stop exponential growth and you do it with on-site protection policies.”

WALL ROAD JUMPS

After beating for most days in the past few weeks, Wall Street jumped out on Tuesday amid signs that Washington was about to conclude a deal on a $ 2 trillion package to save the economy from the coronavirus.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 1,130.26 points, or 6.08%, in the open. Oil jumped 3% to $ 28 a barrel, supported by the steps of the US Federal Reserve to strengthen the economy and hopes for an agreement on the aid package.

Negotiators predicted that the United States Senate could pass the stimulus law, which includes financial aid for ordinary Americans, small businesses and critically affected industries as soon as Tuesday.

Holly Huelster, a 33-year-old nanny from New York, said she believed Trump’s rhetoric about the economy threatened real harm to human life.

“It’s horrible for the economy, but I’d always give priority to health,” he said, pushing the 2-year-old boy he cares about on 11th Avenue.

Asked about Trump’s comments about willingness to facilitate social withdrawal soon, Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus coordinator, told NBC News: “We must be willing to adjust our plans when we see the impacts.” .

For now, Birx has said that people in the United States should continue to follow the guidelines of social distancing.

“What the president is doing is looking for the future … don’t try to change what we’re doing now,” he said.

Stephen Moore, an economic commentator told by Trump’s aides to influence the president, told Reuters Monday that there was a review in the White House of the wisdom of “a large-scale shutdown … of the economy”.

He said some thought that “if we go on too long with the economy closed, the human budget for this could be greater than the risk of the virus.”

The coronavirus has blocked thousands of U.S. companies, thrown millions of jobless people, and has led state governors to order around 100 million people – nearly a third of the national population – to stay home.

There were signs that the nerves had begun to wear out after days of people working from home, taking care of children whose schools were closed and severely downsizing their daily activities.

BATTLE ON RIFLE RIGHTS Gun enthusiasts have argued that gun stores and shooting ranges are essential and should remain open. Many states have closed these businesses, but Connecticut, Ohio and Illinois are allowing the workshops to operate despite return orders at home, according to the firearms news site The Trace.

The Second Amendment Coalition of Rhode Island, an arms rights advocacy group, sought to combat Governor Gina Raimondo’s order to close arms ranges, arguing that closures deprive new arms owners of having the opportunity to learn gun safety, according to the Providence Journal.

“It’s a public safety disaster. You can’t have it,” coalition president Frank Saccoccio told the newspaper.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said arms stores are non-essential activities that will be forced to close and said he will add 1,300 deputies to the patrol, FOX 11 said.

Despite the huge changes in daily life, many Americans still say they are willing to make sacrifices.

Christine Schindler, 58, a former receptionist, was alone waiting for a bus on Manhattan’s Upper West Side on Tuesday. He said he thought it was dangerous to lift the restrictions too early for the good of the economy.

“It will come back anyway, really, once things hit rock bottom,” he said. “This should be the number one economy in the world,” he said.

Additional reports from Susan Heavey and Doina Chiacu in Washington, Ross Kerber in Boston and Megan Davies and Gabriella Borter in New York; Written by Alistair Bell; Curated by Frank McGurty and Howard Goller

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Wall Street jumps in hopes of a $ 2 trillion boost

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, the United States, on March 20, 2020. REUTERS / Lucas Jackson

(Reuters) – Wall Street jumped out on Tuesday as signals that Washington was approaching an agreement on a $ 2 trillion economic bailout package gave optimism to markets clashing with the biggest sell -off after the global financial crisis.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 1,130.26 points, or 6.08%, to 19,722.19. The S&P 500 .SPX opened up 107.04 points, or 4.78%, to 2,344.44. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC gained 335.47 points, or 4.89%, at 7,196.15 at the opening bell.

Reporting of Sagarika Jaisinghani in Bangalore; Editing by Arun Koyyur

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United States, cities in desperate search for coronaviruses, military preparations

NEW YORK / WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. governors and mayors on Monday became more desperate in their requests for help from the federal government to combat coronavirus as the military prepared to set up field hospitals in New York and Seattle to relieve the stress of creaking health services.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio urged US lawmakers to approve an economic aid package and appealed to fans and medical equipment, even asking for help from private citizens.

“Anyone who can help us get these supplies, we only have days to fix them. This is reality,” de Blasio told CNN. New York, the most populous city in the United States, is now at the epicenter of the epidemic in the United States.

Karine Raymond, a nurse from Jack D. Weiler hospital in the Bronx in New York, said that most nurses were unable to obtain specialized N95 masks and that even simpler surgical masks were scarce. Nurses are told to wear them for as long as possible, he said.

“We are the end-to-end being and lifeline for these patients, yet we are contaminated and cross contaminated,” said Raymond.

While health authorities have struggled to cope with the growing number of sick people and the United States Senate has failed to advance an economic stimulus package, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that the U.S. military is preparing to deploy. field hospitals in New York and Seattle.

The planned hospitals, essentially tent structures that can be installed quickly, can only manage a limited number of patients and are less suitable for treating highly infectious people who need to be isolated. But they can relieve pressure on hospitals by treating patients with diseases other than COVID-19.

The Army Corps of Engineers are preparing to convert hotels and dormitories into treatment facilities for sick patients as the number of coronavirus cases in the United States exceeded 40,000 on Monday, more than 500 of whom have died.

The New York de Blasio urged US lawmakers to provide more help.

“I want to appeal to everyone in the House and in the Senate, you have to help cities, towns, countries, states, public hospitals, private hospitals. You have to get all of them direct relief, “he said.

A far-reaching economic package for the coronavirus crisis failed to advance to the Senate after Democrats said it contained too little money for hospitals and not enough restrictions on a fund to help big businesses. Democrats predicted that a modified version would soon win the move.

Both Democrats and Republicans say they are aware that failure to agree on the bill could have a devastating effect on states, cities and businesses and trigger further heavy losses on U.S. stock markets.

The USNS Mercy, a ship from the Navy hospital, departs from San Diego Naval Station and heads to the port of Los Angeles to help local medical facilities that deal with coronavirus patients (COVID-19), in San Diego, California, USA, March 23, 2020. REUTERS / Mike Blake

The US Federal Reserve has launched an unprecedented new series of programs aimed at reducing the “serious disturbances” of the economy caused by the coronarvirus epidemic.

The central bank will support purchases of corporate bonds and direct corporate loans. It will expand its equity participation just enough to stabilize the financial markets and launch a program to obtain credit for small and medium-sized enterprises.

The steps briefly raised US equity index futures by more than 3%, but stock prices quickly turned red, bringing the S&P 500 .SPX to its worst month since World War II.

With the addition of Maryland, Indiana, Michigan and Massachusetts on Monday, 15 out of 50 U.S. states have now imposed restrictions on people’s movements to reduce the virus, putting the country on a similar path to European countries. more devastated as Italy and Spain.

The population affected by the state blocs amounts to over 150 million people out of a total of about 330 million in the United States.

STAY HOME

In what appeared to be sending a mixed message about the federal government’s efforts to combat the coronavirus health crisis, a senior White House adviser said President Donald Trump is considering measures to reopen the U.S. economy.

A week ago Trump issued guidelines that aimed to slow the spread of the disease for 15 days. Late Sunday, she tweeted, “We can’t let the cure be worse than the problem itself,” adding that at the end of the 15-day closing period, “we’ll make a decision on how we want to go.”

Trump’s senior economic adviser Larry Kudlow followed Monday, saying to Fox News: “The president is right … We will have to make some difficult compromises.”

The lack of coordinated federal action was wreaking havoc for states and municipalities and even competing with each other for resources, said the governors of New York, New Jersey and Illinois.

The states “are all looking for the same thing,” New Jersey governor Phil Murphy told CNN on Monday.

Leaving states to look after themselves has put them into bidding wars with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, other U.S. states, and even against other countries, said Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker.

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“We are competing against each other over what should be a national crisis in which we should meet and the federal government should guide, helping us,” Pritzker told the “Today” program.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called on Washington to implement federal defense production law to eliminate this “ad hoc” system. Trump on Sunday defended his decision to resist using this power, based on the fact that nationalizing businesses “is not a good concept”.

General Motors Co (GM.N) and medical device manufacturer Ventec are accelerating efforts under a partnership called “Project V” to build fans in a GM plant in Kokomo, Indiana to help fight the coronavirus epidemic.

Reporting by Stephanie Kelly, Susan Heavey, Doina Chiacu, Dan Levine and Nathan Layne; Written by Daniel Trotta and Sonya Hepinstall; Editing by Howard Goller and Alistair Bell

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The Tokyo 2020 postponement decision “within a few days”, sources said

ATHENS / TOKYO (Reuters) – The final decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic will be made in the next few days, sources inside the Olympic movement reported to Reuters on Tuesday, while the United States joined together for a delay.

With increasing pressure every day, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach scheduled a conference call on Tuesday 1100 GMT, the Japanese government said.

The Japanese newspaper Sankei reported Tuesday that the government was negotiating with the IOC to postpone the Games for up to a year in what would be the first in modern 124-year Olympics history.

The IOC and the Japanese government had announced that they would undertake a month-long consultation before making a final decision, but there seems to have been an afterthought as more and more voices joined the chorus of referral requests.

Former IOC board member Dick Pound said on Monday that the Swiss-based entity appears to have decided to delay the event, probably for a year, due to the virus.

The outbreak has now infected over 377,000 of 194 according to a Reuters count on Tuesday morning, with over 16,500 virus-related deaths.

Efforts to contain it have led to major travel, commercial and social restrictions, which have also hampered the ability of many athletes to prepare for the Games.

Canada and Australia have already stated that they will not send teams to Tokyo if the Games go ahead as planned this year, while Britain has said it will likely follow suit after meeting with representatives of sports organizations on Tuesday.

The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee said it had listened to the feedback from athletes and was encouraged by a clearer path to referral.

“While current major health concerns could be alleviated by the end of the summer, the huge disruptions in the training environment, doping controls and the qualification process cannot be satisfactorily overcome,” said the USOPC Monday.

The United States is by far the most successful nation in the history of the modern Summer Games, while the rights agreement with the American broadcaster NBC to broadcast the Olympics represents 50% to 70% of the IOC’s total annual revenue.

“THEME PARK OF EMOTIONS”

Tony Estanguet, head of the organizing committee of the 2024 Paris Olympics and member of the IOC, said that a delay in the 2020 Olympics is likely.

“Today the Games are not the priority, the priority is health, and this is how the world of sport contributes to that international solidarity,” Estanguet told France Info radio.

Japan and the IOC have said that canceling the Games entirely is not an option, but a delay would present serious logistical difficulties, given the busy global sports calendar and other commercial considerations.

World Athletics on Monday said it would be willing to move their 2021 world championships, scheduled for August 6-15 in Eugene, Oregon, to pave the way for the 2021 Olympics.

A source of concern for athletes – who are already struggling to train while gyms, stadiums and swimming pools are closing all over the world – seems to be shifting the balance towards that result.

“I have ridden not only the roller coaster, but the whole emotion theme park,” Keesja Gofers, part of the Australian women’s water polo team, said on Instagram.

“I am relieved. Athletes from all over the world will now have the opportunity for adequate preparation and the Olympics will, at any date, continue to meet at the best in the world.”

A postponement of the Olympics would be a major blow to the host country, Japan, which has invested over $ 12 billion in investments and huge sums are up for sponsors and broadcasters.

The banner for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is displayed in front of Fukushima station in Fukushima, Japan, on March 24, 2020, in this photo taken by Kyodo. Mandatory credit Kyodo / via REUTERS

A poll showed that around 70% of Japanese people think it is appropriate to delay the Olympics, Sankei said.

The Olympics were never delayed, although they were canceled altogether in 1916, 1940 and 1944 during the two world wars. Important boycotts of the Cold War also stopped the Moscow and Los Angeles Games in 1980 and 1984.

Additional reports from Reuters offices around the world; Written by Lincoln Feast and Nick Mulvenney; Editing by Peter Rutherford

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House orders: which states are implementing them

Although the White House has advised all Americans to practice social removal, the number of coronavirus cases in the United States continues to increase. So governors across the nation are taking stronger action by issuing residence orders in their states.

By Wednesday, when all 16 current state orders enter into force, over 40% of the U.S. population will be officially invited to stay home.

These are the states that have implemented residence orders at home. CNN will update the list as others enter.

Last Thursday, Governor Gavin Newsom was the first governor in the United States to establish mandatory restrictions on staying home to help fight coronavirus.

Since the entry into force of the order, all non-essential services such as restaurants, bars, gyms and convention centers have been closed.

Essential services such as groceries, pharmacies, gas stations, food banks, convenience stores and delivery restaurants remained open. So they have banks, local government offices that provide services and law enforcement.

While the order is not being carried out by the police, Newsom has invited all Californians to stay home. Residents who need to leave the house to take part in essential activities are invited to practice social removal.

Connecticut

Connecticut’s “Stay Safe, Stay Home” policy will take effect on Monday at 8:00 PM.

Under the executive order of Governor Ned Lamont, all non-essential activities and non-profit entities are expected to close.

The order excludes any essential business or entity that provides essential services such as healthcare, catering, law enforcement and similar critical services, according to a press release.

Non-essential public meetings of any size must be canceled and if residents are to leave their home, the governor is advising not to travel in a group and to be at least 6 feet apart from each other where possible.

Delaware

Governor John Carney has issued a nationwide residence order that will come into effect at 8am Tuesday and will remain in effect until May 15th or until the “threat to public health is eliminated”.

The order advises residents to stay home whenever possible and to close all non-essential activities, according to a press release.

Delaware residents can leave their home for essential activities, such as shopping, consulting a doctor and engaging in “other activities essential to their health and the health and well-being of their family members, including pets,” he said. Carney.

“The Delawareani can also engage in outdoor activities, but they must adhere to the guidelines on social distancing,” said Carney.

Hawaii

Governor David Ige issued a “home stay” order for Hawaii residents on Monday.

The order will take effect on Wednesday and will last at least April 30th.

“These actions are extreme, but necessary, to flatten the curve and lay the foundation for our recovery,” said Ige.

Exceptions have been made to the order for essential services, medical care and shopping.

Illinois

The Illinois Government J.B. Pritzker announced on Friday that he was issuing a home stay order for the entire state.

The order entered into force on Saturday evening and lasts until April 7th. Residents can go to grocery stores, pharmacies, medical offices, hospitals and gas stations. They can still go running or hiking and take their dogs for a walk, according to the governor.

Since then Pritzker has called on the White House to issue a national residence order.

Indiana

Governor Eric Holcomb issued a residence order at home on Monday, which will take effect on Tuesday shortly before midnight and runs until April 6.

Essential employees, including health workers, groceries and workers in transit, among others, can leave their homes. Indiana residents can leave their homes to exercise, Holcomb said.

The governor added that the Indiana National Guard is not helping to enforce the order, but is helping to distribute the hospital supplies that the state receives.

Louisiana

After announcing that Louisiana has the highest growth rate of coronavirus cases in the world, Governor John Bel Edwards has issued a home stay order to help slow the spread of coronavirus.

The order takes effect on Monday and ends on April 12, he said.

While state buildings and other essential activities such as grocery stores, pharmacies and medical offices will remain open, non-essential activities must close by 17:00. Monday evening.

Restaurants will only be open for drive-thru, delivery and takeaway options.

Massachusetts

On Monday, Governor Charlie Baker issued an emergency order that requires all companies and organizations that do not provide essential services to close physical workplaces, but these companies are encouraged to continue their operations remotely.

The order, in effect from Tuesday to noon until April 7th, limits meetings to 10 people in confined spaces, but does not prohibit meetings of more than 10 people in an open space, such as a park or sports field, according to a press release.

Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered Michigan residents to stay home unless they are critical workers. The order will go into effect at 12:01 on Tuesday and will last for at least the next three weeks, according to a press release from his office.

Whitmer is banning public and private meetings of any number of people. This does not apply to single families where people may already be living together.

“This is an unprecedented crisis that requires all of us to work together to protect our families and communities,” Whitmer said in the press release. “If we all get together, we take ourselves seriously and do our part by staying at home, we can stay safe and save lives.”

New Jersey

In New Jersey, a home stay order has been in effect since Saturday. The order prohibits all meetings, such as celebrations, according to Governor Phil Murphy.

The executive order provides for the closure of all retail activities with the exception of essential activities, including pharmacies and medical marijuana dispensaries, grocery stores, petrol stations, pet shops, laundromats, banks, convenience stores. liquor and mail and delivery shops.

New Mexico

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has announced that she has instituted “state home teaching” starting at 8 am Tuesday, according to a series of tweets on her official account.

“All new Mexicans are asked to stay home, except for trips essential to health, safety and well-being,” Grisham wrote in a tweet.

The Governor also said that “all business except those deemed essential to public health, safety and well-being will be ordered closed,” according to the series of tweets.

“Our society must continue to function, but in an extremely limited way,” he said.

New York

On Friday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered all workers from nonessential companies to stay home.

On the basis of the executive order, which entered into force on Sunday evening, Cuomo said that civil fines and mandatory closings will be imposed on companies that do not comply with the provisions.

Civil fines, however, will not be issued for people who violate the policy, the governor said. Non-essential meetings are limited and individuals are asked to limit outdoor recreation to contactless activities.

For essential workers who need to go out in public, Cuomo has encouraged social removal. Grocery stores, grocery delivery service and public transportation are still operational.

Ohio

On Sunday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that he was issuing a nationwide residence order.

The order will take effect on Monday at 11.59pm and will remain in effect until at least April 6, said DeWine.

Essential takeaway businesses and restaurants will be allowed to remain open.

The governor encouraged the Ohioians to keep a distance of at least 6 feet from others if they need to leave.

Oregon

On Monday, Governor Kate Brown issued an executive order that told Oregon residents to stay home except for basic needs.

The order, with immediate effect, prohibits all unnecessary social and recreational meetings, regardless of size, according to your office.

The order closes retail businesses where it is difficult to avoid close personal contacts, such as barber shops, arcades, gyms and theaters. Companies that are not closed by order must implement social distancing policies to remain open, his office said.

Failure to comply with the new order could be punished as a crime.

“If companies don’t respect this order, we’ll shut them down,” said Brown.

Washington

Governor Jay Inslee issued the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, requesting Washington residents to stay home for the next two weeks.

The order is effective immediately. There are exceptions for critical jobs and food purchases.

The order does not prohibit people from going out for a walk, says Inslee, but people must keep themselves at a distance of six feet from each other.

“This weapon – distancing ourselves – is the only weapon we have against this virus,” Inslee said in a televised speech.

The order includes banning all meetings and “closing many companies”. Inslee says that the only activities authorized to remain operational for the next two weeks are those “essential for the proper functioning of our community or that are capable of allowing employees to work remotely from home”. These essential positions include medical professionals and pharmacists.

While the general order takes effect immediately, the governor’s office says that non-essential activities must close until Wednesday.

“It’s time to crouch to win this fight,” said Inslee.

West Virginia

Governor Jim Justice announced Monday that he is issuing a home stay order to take effect on Tuesday at 8:00 pm.

Justice is directing all West Virginia residents to leave the house only for essential needs. It is allowed to go for a walk, ride a bicycle and be in nature to exercise, but people should be at least 6 feet away from others.

All non-essential businesses should close and restaurants should only offer takeout, delivery or drive-thru, the governor said.

States close non-essential activities or issue quarantines

Several states have ordered the closure of all nonessential activities, but have stopped issuing official residence orders.

Alaska it released 6 guidelines for 6-foot public social removal on Monday. Companies that fail to comply with this guideline must close by 17:00. Tuesday.

Adam Crum, commissioner of the state’s Department of Health and Social Services, also said that public recreational meetings of over 10 people are prohibited until further notice.

Georgia issued the order for the “medically frail” to seek shelter on the spot. Issued the mayor of Atlanta a 14-day stay order Monday night via Twitter.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment he has ordered 14-day quarantines for the kansans who have traveled to California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Washington since Monday.

CNN Amir Vera, Melanie Schuman, Devon Sayers, Gregory Lemos, Laura Ly, Andy Rose and Sarah Jorgensen contributed to this report.

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San Diego Unified is asking for more money for the transition to online learning – NBC 7 San Diego

California’s two largest school districts call on state aid in the wake of school closings that last longer than expected.

The San Diego Unified School District and Los Angeles Unified School District ask the state for an additional $ 500 per child in the state to help pay for the transition to full online learning.

In a letter to state officials, SDUSD Superintendent Cindy Marten and LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner also said they would like to form a task force.

“The combination of state policy makers and field professionals working side by side (obviously remotely) can be a reasonable approach in these usual times,” according to the letter.

SDUSD Trustee Richard Barrera said: “At present, we are saying here the support we need to get the rest of the school year online.”

Barrera said the state is anticipating a drastic drop in state revenue which could make the financial situation even more difficult for school districts that depend on state funding.

At that point, Barrera said that school districts need the federal government to take the initiative in preventing layoffs for those educating children.

The Council of the Great City Schools, which according to its website, “brings together 76 of the nation’s largest urban school districts,” sent a letter to the United States Congress, asking for federal dollars.

The Council urged legislators to include public schools in the incentive package considered.

“To avoid mass layoffs of people educating our children, we must be included in the federal stimulus package,” said Barrera, “and we must be included substantially.”


Read the full letters to Congress in the links below.

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