Month: March 2020

Nursing home workers ‘crying in their cars’

Staff in the province’s long-term care homes are feeling overwhelmed as COVID-19 outbreaks spread rapidly, Ontario Health Coalition (OHC) Executive Director Natalie Mehra says The long-term care sector went into the coronavirus pandemic already understaffed, she said. “We’re hearing from staff who are crying in their cars, they’re phoning late at night just talking about …

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India coronavirus: Migrant workers sprayed with disinfectant in Uttar Pradesh

Video showed three people, dressed in protective gear, spraying the liquid directly on a group of Indian workers as they sat on the ground in the northern city of Bareilly. Ashok Gautam, a senior officer in charge of Covid-19 operations in Uttar Pradesh, told CNN as many as 5,000 people have been “publicly sprayed” when …

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Coronavirus: Prosecutors, public defenders fume over decision

Prosecutors and public defenders vented their anger Monday with a decision by California’s judicial leaders to extend some legal deadlines and recommend that hearings be held remotely. The state’s Judicial Council, which makes policy and sets rules for the courts, voted unanimously Saturday to extend the deadlines for pre-trial criminal matters and recommended they be …

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Los Angeles serial killer known as the ‘Grim Sleeper’ found dead in his prison cell

Convicted serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr., also known as the “Grim Sleeper”, was found dead in his prison cell, as reported by NBC News. Franklin, 67, was found unresponsive in his cell in California’s San Quentin State Prison and pronounced dead at 7:43 p.m. Saturday. The state’s corrections department said the cause of death wasn’t …

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Coronavirus live updates: Trump extends social distancing guidelines to April 30

More than 33,000 people have died around the world as the amount of novel coronavirus cases continues to skyrocket, with the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases globally surpassing 713,000 on Sunday. The number of cases has grown exponentially in a matter of weeks. Last Thursday, there were 500,000 cases worldwide, which was double the number …

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Coronavirus live news: Spain records new highest daily death toll, as Syria reports first Covid-19 death | World news

7.25pm BST19:25 More than £250,000 has been raised to help provide free hot meals for NHS staff, less than a week after the initiative was started by a small group of friends. 4,000 meals have been provided to hospitals, and tens of thousands more are expected soon. “We were talking about how a group of …

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Hundreds of Britons stranded in Pakistan desperately trying to return – Channel 4 News

The Foreign Office estimates that up to a million British nationals are currently travelling abroad and many of them are desperately trying to get home. In Pakistan alone, hundreds of vulnerable British citizens are stranded with many of them running short of the vital medication they need to treat serious health conditions. A cross-party group …

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Can I go to work? The list of key workers and essential roles, explained

As part of an unprecedented lockdown of British life, the Government has announced that schools will close except for the children of “key workers”. On Monday evening it was also announced that people should only leave their homes to go to work where it is absolutely necessary. But who is classed a key worker? The Department …

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‘It’s A Hot Spot’ : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR

During his remarks to reporters before his departure to Norfolk, Va., President Trump said outside the White House that there was a “possibility that sometime today” there will be a two-week quarantine on parts of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images During his remarks to …

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