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Coronavirus: Virus surges in US with 10,000 cases in a single day
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By Yvette Tan, Andreas Illmer, Tessa Wong and Saira Asher

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  1. Food world mourns ‘neatly-behaved loss’ of pioneer Indian chef

    The culinary world misplaced any individual special to Covid-19 final night. As we mentioned earlier, Indian chef Floyd Cardoz died on Tuesday at a sanatorium in Original Jersey.

    His loss of life has triggered his many followers and these in the culinary world to mourn his loss of life and celebrate his food.

    Asha Gomez, an Atlanta-based mostly chef, suggested the Original York Times that Cardoz’s work as executive chef in Original York’s Tabla restaurant inspired her and other Indian-American cooks.

    “I endure in thoughts walking into that restaurant and feeling this sense of delight that I had never felt as an Indian,” she acknowledged. “To glimpse what he had performed to elevate Indian cuisine to the likes of French cuisine — since it deserves to be in that identical gentle — was on the time thoughts-blowing to me.”

    He co-owned the hugely original Mumbai restaurants Bombay Canteen and O Pedro. But the Mumbai-born chef was known for reinventing and bringing up to date Indian cuisine to Original Yorkers.

    Fans, food critics and celebrities took to social media to mourn his loss of life.

  2. Singapore colleges emerge as new clusters

    Yvette Tan

    BBC Recordsdata, Singapore

    Whereas many countries spherical the sector maintain closed colleges to unhurried the spread of the virus, Singapore has saved them open – with strict monitoring protocols in space. But two new clusters maintain now emerged in the country – one linked to a pre-college and one other to a world college.

    No longer lower than 18 cases had been reported tiring on Wednesday at one PCF Sparkletots centre.

    The affected branch is elegant one among over 300 in Singapore creep by PCF Sparkletots – Singapore’s ideal pre-college operator which has hyperlinks to the country’s ruling occasion.

    Alternatively none of the confirmed cases are kids on the pre-college – 14 are group and 4 are family members of the major.

    The manager executive of the centre has now apologised, after it was published that group had been at work regardless of feeling ailing.

    The centre has now been closed and all kids and other group were assign in quarantine. All 359 other centres might per chance even be closed for 4 days.

    But every other three cases had been linked to Dover Court – a British global college in Singapore. Over again, all three patients are group on the college.

    Whereas a series of kids globally were contaminated, the symptoms have a tendency to be milder in kids – review allege.

    Singapore pre-college kids stroll along the bay

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  3. Seattle “looks admire a ghost metropolis”

    The pandemic has hit the gig economic system arduous, leaving tens of 1000’s of mosey-share drivers in the US in economic limbo.

    Julie Davis is a paunchy-time mosey-share driver in Seattle, where the first cases of Covid-19 in the US had been registered. In a prime-particular person video, she chronicles the struggles confronted by drivers.

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    Video caption: Coronavirus: ‘Drivers are hungry in every single space’
  4. Spain loss of life toll surpasses China

    Girl having her temperature checked

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    No subject the surge in the US, Southern Europe stays on the epicentre of the pandemic.

    After Italy, Spain has turned into the second country to surpass the loss of life toll of China. The sequence of deaths rose by 738 in 24 hours – a every day document – to three,434, increased than the 683 announced in Italy.

    By comparison, China has formally reported three,285 deaths, whereas Italy – the worst affected country – has 6,820.

    Spain’s rate of an infection has increased by a fifth and nearly 27,000 people are being treated in sanatorium.

    Other arduous-hit countries in Europe are Germany, France, the UK and Switzerland.

  5. How attain I protect myself?

  6. ‘I’m no longer going to finish partying’ spring breaker apologises

    Undergo in thoughts the photos from spring spoil in the US where Miami beaches had been paunchy of occasion goers, ignoring all warnings to select the challenge critically and finish the spread?

    One clip that went viral was a young man asserting “If I salvage corona, I salvage corona. At the tip of the day, I’m no longer gonna let it finish me from partying”.

    That was Brady Sluder, on spring spoil in Miami, and he was criticised for these comments that made the rounds on files and social media spherical the realm.

    Since then US infections and deaths maintain surged.

    Now, Brady has apologised “for the insensitive comment I made in regards to Covid-19”.

    On Instagram, he acknowledged “our period might per chance maybe per chance feel invincible, admire I did after I commented, but we maintain a responsibility to listen and practice the suggestions in our communities.”

  7. What the crisis unearths about the US

    Man in front of US flag

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    What maintain we learned about the US as it confronts this national and global catastrophe? And what of Donald Trump who has cloaked himself in the mantle of “wartime president”?

    The BBC’s Reduce Bryant in Original York says whereas we’re seeing “the selflessness and bravery of the first responders”, Donald Trump’s response has been predictable.

    “He has no longer modified. He has no longer grown. He has no longer admitted errors. He has shown runt humility.”

    Learn all of Reduce’s evaluation of what the crisis tells us about the US right here.

  8. How culture and historical past maintain an influence on where people assign on masks

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    Run spherical with a face veil in the US, and that you just can maybe additionally salvage stared at. But stroll spherical and not utilizing a veil in Hong Kong, and that you just can maybe additionally salvage stared at too. The WHO advice says that you just can maintain to no longer assign on a veil except you are sick or a healthcare educated who needs it. So why is veil-wearing a social norm in some locations – and might per chance maybe these countries maintain a level? Learn more right here about why some countries suggest wearing masks whereas others make no longer.

  9. Original York tightens measures

    Andrew Cuomo

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    Image caption: Mr Cuomo warns more has to be performed

    More on the challenge in Original York, the philosophize with the ideal numbers in both infections and deaths in the US.

    No subject the slowing hospitalisation rate, Governor Andrew Cuomo warned that “mighty stays to be performed” and announced new steps aimed in direction of containing the virus.

    Original York Metropolis – with better than eight million people – is making some streets pedestrian-most productive to allow extra space for social distancing between people.

    The metropolis also plans to ban basketball and other contact sports in public parks, urging people to conform on a voluntary basis.

    “Our closeness makes us susceptible,” Mr Cuomo warned.

    In a impress that things are expected to salvage worse sooner than they salvage better, Original York along side North Carolina and Hawaii, has requested the Federal Emergency Administration Agency to ship special mortuary teams that would additionally be deployed for mass casualties.

  10. Flight attendant’s tearful goodbye: ‘This day I misplaced my wings’

    Discover about Cassy Appleton blueprint
    applause from passengers for this speech, on her final Virgin Australia flight.

    The airline is among
    these suspending global flights.

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    Video caption: Coronavirus: Flight attendant provides emotional goodbye on final flight
  11. US has third most cases globally

    The sequence of people contaminated in the US has jumped to sixty eight,572 – per a tally by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

    The US now has the third most Covid-19 cases on this planet, unhurried China and Italy.

    It’s worth taking into sage that the CDC numbers we reported earlier are announced once every day, whereas JHU keeps a rolling, live count of the numbers as they arrive.

  12. Iconic Indian chef dies in US

    World-great chef Floyd Cardoz has died after testing sure for coronavirus.

    He co-owned the hugely original Mumbai restaurants Bombay Canteen and O Pedro.

    The Mumbai-born chef was a pioneer of up to date Indian cuisine and first shot to fame as executive chef on the restaurant Tabla in Original York Metropolis.

    He was identified with Covid-19 on 18 March in Original Jersey, per Starvation Inc where he was culinary director.

    The food world has been in mourning since files of his loss of life on Tuesday in the US.

  13. Trump clashes with reporter over virus

    “The media would pick to search me attain poorly in the election.”

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    Video caption: Trump clashes with reporter over coronavirus
  14. What’s happening in Original Zealand and Australia?

    Jay Savage

    BBC Recordsdata, Sydney

    Every maintain applied strict new measures this day.

    Original Zealand’s is a month-lengthy lockdown that permits most productive necessary workers to pass away home, and forces the closure of all colleges and non-necessary agencies. The country has nearly 300 cases of the virus.

    Closing night, as streets emptied, PM Jacinda Ardern answered people’s questions live to affirm the tale Facebook.

    Australia’s new rules attain no longer plod as far, but space strict limits on how many people can back weddings and funerals. Many public locations and agencies are now shut, after better than 2,600 sure assessments and Eleven deaths.

    Other
    agencies, on the opposite hand, live open – a level of continuing debate.

    PM Scott Morrison has now scrapped a controversial 30-minute limit on hairdressing appointments – “following the receipt of feedback on the real looking implementation of [those] measures”.

    Empty streets in Wellington, Original Zealand

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    Image caption: Empty streets in Wellington, Original Zealand
  15. US files better than 10,000 cases in a day

    The sequence of cases in the US has jumped by 10,000 – bringing the whole sequence of cases in the country to fifty four,453.

    In step with the US CDC, the loss of life toll also rose by 193 cases, bringing it to 737.

    The philosophize of Original York has better than 1/2 of the country’s total cases – with better than 30,800 patients.

    Of us wearing masks and goggles plod by a COVID-19 screening tent outside the Brooklyn Health center Middle

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  16. Trail of weddings sooner than deadline

    Marriage ceremony image of Chandler Powell and Bindi Irwin

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    Image caption: Celeb conservationist Bindi Irwin (moral) brought ahead her nuptials

    In Australia, there’s been a bustle down the aisle prior to now 24 hours after authorities announced new
    social isolation rules banning better than five people at a marriage.

    That amount entails the marrying
    couple and their celebrant – so most productive two guests are allowed.

    Going by the chance of nuptials
    postponed for an indeterminable time, or most likely a live-streamed ceremony (gawk right here and right here), some opted to tie the knot at once, to beat the Wednesday
    tiring night deadline.

    TV natural world conservationist Bindi Irwin did elegant that, announcing her marriage to Chandler
    Powell on social media. The miniature ceremony took space at Australia
    Zoo in Queensland on Wednesday with most productive rapid family in attendance.

    “We’ve planned this lovely day
    for nearly a 365 days and had to change all the pieces, as we didn’t maintain guests at our
    marriage ceremony,” she wrote.

    “This was a very advanced
    resolution but principal to assist each person obedient.”

    As that you just can maybe be ready to believe, the arithmetic
    jokes were flying spherical. In Australia now, 4 weddings+ one funeral = 30 people max.

  17. NY hospitalisation rate ‘nearly too actual to be actual’

    Original York governor Andrew Cuomo has described the hospitalisation rate in the philosophize as “nearly too actual to be actual” and “headed in the moral course” – whereas warning that numbers are unexcited expected to spike.

    Most modern figures suggest the doubling of hospitalisation numbers is no longer coming every two days – as was expected earlier – but most productive every 4.7 days.

    This necessary switch provides medical group more time to treat patients and slows down the overcrowding of hospitals.

    Mr Cuomo acknowledged the height of patients desiring sanatorium care in the philosophize was expected in about 21 days, but that the style confirmed that social distancing was working.

    Original York is the worst hit philosophize in the US, accounting for better than 1/2 of total cases.

  18. Welcome motivate

    Welcome motivate to our rolling coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. We’re writing to you out of Singapore this day – where many people are working from home – and we will be handing over to our colleagues in London later this afternoon. Right here is your files this morning:

    • The sequence of coronavirus cases in the US has jumped by better than 10,000 in a single day. This brings the whole sequence of cases to fifty four,453, with 737 deaths thus far
    • But it surely’s no longer all detrimental files. Original York’s governor says the metropolis’s strict measures look like working, as the rate of hospitalisations looks to maintain slowed in most up to date days. Governor Cuomo acknowledged the arrows had been “headed in the moral course”
    • Within the UK, the loss of life toll has risen to 463 from 422, as the sequence of cases in the country passes the 9,500 mark
    • No new virus cases had been reported in the Chinese language metropolis of Wuhan – where the virus emerged tiring final 365 days. There has on the opposite hand, been a upward push in the sequence of imported cases all the design in which by China