110-year-old Moroccan woman recovers from coronavirus after 26 days in hospital
A 110 year-old woman from theMoroccancity of Fez has become one of the oldest people in the word to recover from the novelcoronavirus, local media reported on Saturday.The unnamed patient spent 26 days at the Hassan II University Hospital Center in Fez after testing positive for the virus, according to Morocco World News.Two consecutive tests showed her to be free of Covid-19, which she had contracted from her son, local media reported.As oldest person to have recovered from coronavirus in the North African kingdom, the woman joins a highly select group of super-centenarians who have so far de...
Where is the coronavirus in N.J.? Latest map, update on county-by-county cases. (May 31, 2020)
The Garden State’s battle against the coronavirus rolls on as the month of May nears it close.State officials reported 841 new cases as of Saturday at 1 p.m. and Middlesex County led the way with 116. The state listed a grand total of 159,608 positive cases with 11,634 deaths.New Jersey health officials have been reporting statewide totals and providing a county-by-county breakdown, but some county and municipal health departments have been providing additional details, including town-by-town case numbers. NJ Advance Media has compiled that information below, based on the latest numbers availa...
Maps, charts show slowing of coronavirus spread in N.J. (Sunday, May 31)
New Jersey neared 160,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, with state officials reporting 159,608.The death toll has risen to 11,634, according to the latest figures.Saturday brought 764 new cases and 103 new deaths as Gov. Phil Murphy began issuing executive orders outlining how and when child care centers could reopen, organized sports could begin no-contact outdoor practices and day camps and other municipal recreation programs could open for the summer.That means, Murphy’s office confirmed, that Rutgers football practices could begin in late June.CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES: Live ...
Spanish Clubs to Begin Collective Training on June 1st
Clubs in Spain's top two divisions can hold full training sessions from Monday for the first time since returning to activity after the action was halted in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.La Liga said in a statement on Saturday: "Clubs will begin collective training on June 1 after the government's latest health order on the easing of restrictions,"Teams returned to individual training at the start of May before progressing to training in groups of up 10 players two weeks later and groups of 14 players from last Monday.The top flight will resume on June 11, with Sevilla playing Real Bet...
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German engineer on China charter flight tests positive for coronavirus
Beijing (AFP) - A German engineer on the first flight carrying European workers back to China has tested positive for coronavirus as an asymptomatic carrier, local authorities said Sunday.The man was on a Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to the northeastern city of Tianjin which landed with around 200 passengers, mainly German workers and their families.Tianjin authorities said in a statement on social media Sunday that the 34-year-old engineer had tested positive, although he had a regular temperature and reported no symptoms.He has since been transferred to a local hospital for observation.Al...
US workers face an unequal future when virus recedes
Washington (AFP) - As the coronavirus worked its way across the United States, it cleaved the country's workforce in two: those who have the ability to work from home, and those who do not.From baristas to hotel workers to tourism operators, people whose job requires them to show up in-person were among the hardest hit in the waves of layoffs, and also those on the low end of the US pay scale.Unemployment is now at a level not seen in since the Great Depression nearly a century ago, and moving higher, while the coronavirus is expected to threaten the country for months to come, factors analyst...
Japan braces for double punch of coronavirus, natural disasters
Local governments in Japan are waking up to the need to prepare for a worst-case scenario -- a natural disaster and a coronavirus outbreak hitting their areas at the same time.Despite the end of a state of emergency over the virus outbreak that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared for the entire nation at one point, infections have not gone down to zero and the country is on alert about a resurgence in cases after some cities saw clusters of infections in recent days.Japan is prone to natural disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons, and local municipalities have response plans. But this year,...
Arab artists use art to capture a world paused by coronavirus
Amid the global pandemic that has forced the world into a lockdown, Arab photographers and artists from across the Middle East are using creativity as a relief tool to tell the coronavirus story from their own perspectives.Sayidaty.net has launched a digital archive of images relating to life in the times of COVID-19, shedding light on how artists are documenting one of the most significant shared human experiences in our recent history. The archive comprises visuals the artists are using to reflect thoughts and human connections in the age of social distancing. It is an ongoing project, featu...
The reality of realty after coronavirus
What will the real estate world look like the “Day After“ the novel coronavirus? This is the question I am being asked by my buyers, sellers, friends and colleagues. Seminars, Zoom sessions and Whatsapp groups abound trying to calm realtors who were affected almost as hard as the tourism, recreation and restaurant industries.I may not have been born an optimist but being in the real estate industry for over 23 years has surely made me one. Although I am not old enough to have lived through the Spanish pandemic of 1918, I have lived through multiple wars, terror attacks and intifadas to have ex...
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Second Wave Of $1200 Stimulus Checks Could Come Under Heroes Act, If GOP Senate Agrees To Go Along
A second wave of stimulus checks and economic support could be coming to alleviate financial burdens the coronavirus pandemic has caused.The $3 trillion Heroes Act, which has already passed the House, is an expansive relief package labeled by Republicans as a Democrat “wish list,” so it would likely not pass the GOP-controlled Senate without some concessions by the Democratic lawmakers.The majority of one-time checks up to $1,200 have already been distributed to eligible taxpayers from the $2 trillion CARES package. As statewide shutdowns continue to ravage the economy, the White House has ind...