Last minute Coronavirus United States | The pandemic of COVID-19 continues to expand around the world and the figures for infections and deaths in the country under the command of Donald Trump continue to increase.
Until this Tuesday, May 26, the death toll from coronavirus it increased to 98,902 and positive cases increased to 1,680,680, according to official figures.
|UPDATED CORONAVIRUS FIGURE IN THE UNITED STATES|
|Infected: 1 680 680|
|UPDATED NUMBER OF CORONAVIRUSES IN THE WORLD|
|Infected: 5 588 400|
Latest Coronavirus News in the United States today, May 26
9:00 PM New York allows meetings of up to 10 people
Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York, issued an executive order allowing up to ten people to be in the same location, as long as they adhere to social distancing measures.
20:20 San Francisco day laborers declare not being hired for fear of having COVID-19
In the city of San Francisco, La Misión is the district with the highest number of coronavirus cases, where the majority of infections correspond to Hispanic citizens. For this reason, many complain that employers do not hire them for fear of COVID-19.
8:00 p.m. USA reports 657 deaths from COVID-19 in last 24 hours
This Tuesday, the United States recorded 657 deaths from coronavirus, as reported by Johns Hopkins University. At 9 p.m. m. (Eastern time), the total number of deaths in the country amounted to 98,875.
19:36 California begins phase 3 of reopening
Authorities from the California Department of Public Health released guidelines to help revive sectors of the economy such as beauty salons, barber shops, and other personal grooming spaces, gyms, sports competitions in empty stadiums, and religious services.
19:20 Contagions and deaths increase in California state and federal prisons
In California, all employees of the Chino and Avenal State Prisons will be screened for COVID-19, due to the increase in infections and deaths among inmates. In total, 635 prisoners have tested positive for the virus and nine have died.
18:57 During the holiday, citizens visited public places without respecting social distancing
Last weekend, dozens of people headed to the Alabama beaches without respecting social distancing or wearing face masks. In Missouri, hundreds of people attended a pool party. The health authorities are concerned and request that they be isolated for 14 days. The WHO, in turn, noted that there could be a second floor in countries that were reactivated too soon.
18:25 Scams related to COVID-19 on the rise
So far this year, nearly 52,500 citizens have complained about scams related to the new coronavirus to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), reporting a loss of $ 38.5 million. This type of fraud often ‘seems legitimate’ and that is why they manage to convince the victims, of whom the elderly are the most affected.
17:30 Trump points out that he did not criticize Joe Biden “at all” for wearing a mask
United States President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he was not criticizing Joe Biden for wearing a mask during a Memorial Day event, despite having retweeted a photo of the former vice president using one with the message: “This could help explain why Trump doesn’t wear a mask in public, ”according to CNN.
4:36 PM “He’s a fool”: Biden responds to criticism of Trump for wearing face masks
During an interview with CNN, Joe Biden responded to the ridicule that President Donald Trump posted on Twitter for wearing a mask on Memorial Day.
“He is a fool. Absolute fool for speaking that way, ”Biden stated in the interview. “All the best doctors in the world say you should wear a mask when you are in a crowd. Especially when you know that you are going to be in a position where without realizing it you can be closer than 12 steps to someone ”.
“He’s a fool. An absolute fool to talk that way, ”former Vice President Joe Biden reacts to President Trump criticizing him for wearing a mask. “It’s cost peoples lives.” pic.twitter.com/taEYGVQjkY
– CNN (@CNN) May 26, 2020
15:40 At least 27 states investigate rare coronavirus-related syndrome in children
At least 27 states in the American Union are investigating cases of childhood diseases linked to COVID-19, according to information from CNN. This is multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children, a condition that doctors suspect may be related to the virus.
14:55 This week, Apple will reopen a hundred stores
Apple reported that throughout this week, it will reopen nearly 100 physical stores in the United States, which, added to the thirty that it has opened since the beginning of May, would account for half of all its stores.
2:20 p.m. Maryland reports 535 new COVID-19 cases
We have added 535 cases since yesterday.
Negative tests: 206,800
Number of deaths: 2,217
Number of probable deaths: 116
Released from isolation: 3,334https: //t.co/KKKpzJPpNU
– Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) May 26, 2020
13:30 Cases are rebounding in various states of the North American country
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee are among the states that have seen growth in new reported cases, days after relaxing containment measures and reopening their economies since last weekend.
1:00 PM Biden launches criticism of Trump for nearly 100,000 killed by COVID-19 in the US
Former Vice President and virtual Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden criticized President Trump for his handling of the coronavirus crisis as the country approaches the 100,000 death toll from coronavirus.
“Much of this could have been prevented if we had a president who listened to other people and not only himself,” he said via Twitter.
So much of this could have been prevented if we had a president who listened to someone other than himself.
– Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) May 26, 2020
12:20 Press secretary for Mike Pence announces his recovery from COVID-19
Katie Miller, Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary, announced on Twitter that she recovered after contracting the coronavirus and returned to work at the White House.
“Back to work today after three COVID NEGATIVE tests. Thank you to all of my amazing doctors and everyone who reached out with support. I could not have done it without my incredible husband who took great care of his pregnant wife, ”he said on the social network.
Back at work today after three NEGATIVE COVID tests. Thank you to all my amazing doctors and everyone who reached out with support. I couldn’t have done it without my amazing husband who took great care of his pregnant wife. #TransitionToGreatness
– Katie Miller (@VPPressSec) May 26, 2020
2:00 Florida is proposed as the venue for a Republican convention
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signaled his openness to hosting the Republican National Convention in Florida.
This comes after President Donald Trump tweeted Memorial Day on Twitter threatening to move the North Carolina convention if the southern state “Democratic Governor” Roy Cooper did not guarantee that “full assistance in the Arena ”in August.
11:40 Mayor Bil de Blasio announces that he wants to do 50,000 tests a day
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city wants to do 50,000 tests a day by August 1. “It is good for you, it is good for everyone,” de Blasio said at his press conference on Tuesday, May 26.
The first focus will be those with symptoms, close contact with someone who tested positive, and people in facilities such as adult care facilities, nursing homes, and shelters.
We’ve hit our goal of 20,000 tests per day early. Our new goal is 50,000 tests per day and I KNOW we can hit that number.
– Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) May 26, 2020
11:20 New York reports the fewest daily deaths, says Cuomo
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said at least 73 people died of coronavirus yesterday, the lowest total in a single day so far, he said. “That is the lowest level we have seen since this started,” he said. “In this absurd new reality, it is good news,” he added.
10:50 TSA reports more than 600 cases of coronavirus
A total of 614 employees of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) tested positive for COVID-19. Since then, more than 400 of those employees have recovered from the virus and six have died from the virus. Meanwhile, since last week the agency said that it is implementing tight rules for traveling during the pandemic.
10:30 Missouri health officials call for quarantine for Lake of the Ozarks party citizens
The St. Louis County Public Health Department notice cited reports of large crowds at Lake of the Ozarks, where hundreds of citizens were partying without respecting the recommended distancing measures.
“This reckless behavior endangers countless people and risks slowing the progress we have made in slowing the spread of the coronavirus,” lamented Dr. Sam Page, county executive.
10:00 New Jersey reports 703 new COVID-19 cases
With these figures, positive infections increased to 155,764, while deaths rose to 11,191 after reporting 54 deaths in the last 24 hours.
NEW: We’ve received 703 new positive # COVID19 test results, bringing our statewide total to 155,764.
Given that this was a major holiday weekend, it may be a few more days for these numbers to smooth out.
The spot positivity rate for tests from May 21st is 5 percent. pic.twitter.com/7zddERY5Hz
– Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) May 26, 2020
9:40 New Jersey announces resumption of professional sports practices
Phil Murphy, governor of New Jersey, announced that state professional sports teams can resume training and competition “if their leagues choose to move in that direction.”
He also reported that schools can hold graduation ceremonies outdoors starting on July 6, as long as they comply with social distancing. The orientation will be released Wednesday, the official said on his Twitter account.
9:20 AM Detected COVID-19 at a second stylist in Missouri
One hundred and forty clients at a hair salon in Missouri may have been exposed to COVID-19 after a second on-site stylist tested positive for the coronavirus. On Friday, the city of Springfield said 91 people, 84 clients and seven employees, had been exposed after a stylist worked for eight days while showing symptoms.
9:00 Trump says he no longer takes hydroxychloroquine
President Donald Trump said he “had just finished” taking a two-week course of the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, the drug that he has vigorously promoted as a preventive or curative treatment for the coronavirus, even when evidence is mounting that the drug may cause more harm than good.
Now 56 more clients have been “potentially directly exposed,” the city said Saturday, saying the second stylist in the Great Clips salon tested positive and worked for five days while “experiencing very mild symptoms.”
UPDATE: Professional sports teams in NJ may return to training and even competition – if their leagues choose to move in that direction. We have been in constant discussions with teams about necessary protocols to protect the health and safety of players, coaches, and personnel. pic.twitter.com/yMrCFtSyqY
– Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) May 26, 2020
8:30 am New York stock exchange reopens after two months of closing
After an unprecedented close, the famous trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange partially reopened on Tuesday, May 26. The entity has been closed since March 23. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo rang the opening bell, along with NYSE President Stacey Cunningham.
The new rules limit how many merchants can be in the building. Also, no one is supposed to take public transportation to go to work. At the entrances, medical staff will take everyone’s temperature and there will be questionnaires. Inside the building, Corpina and her colleagues will be required to wear masks, and physical distance will be required.
Today I ring in the start of the trading day and the return of traders to the floor of the NYSE. In the two months the floor was dark, NYers bent the curve and slowed the spread of this virus. #NewYorkTough https://t.co/sef84ZRzNK
– Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) May 26, 2020
8:15 Alternate parking rules suspended for another two weeks in New York
New York drivers can now leave their vehicles parked on city streets for the next two weeks. Alternate parking rules are suspended until June 7.
As you recall, the alternate parking lot was originally suspended in March so that people did not have to move their vehicles during the pandemic.
8:05 Meat processors do not provide data on COVID-19 infections
According to the New York Times, the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina has numerous coronavirus infections; however the exact number is not reported as such information has not been shared.
Smithfield did not provide any data when asked about the number of diseases in the plant. Neither do state or local health officials, ”the newspaper says.
Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) maintain that there are nearly 5,000 meatpacking workers infected with the virus in late April, although nonprofits report more than 17,000 cases.
7:40 Trump mocks Biden for wearing mask
President Donald Trump shared a message on Twitter taunting Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for wearing a face mask during a Memorial Day ceremony, which across the country remembers Americans fallen in battle.
7:30 Lower House awaits the visit of the Deputy Inspector of Health
This Tuesday, May 26, in a video information session, Christi A. Grimm, the main deputy general inspector of the Department of Health and Human Services, will appear before the Oversight and Reform Committee of the Lower House, to explain a report published in April detailing the paucity of evidence and personal protective equipment in hospitals during the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak.