Philly faces lockdown due to virus Philadelphia
Philly faces lockdown due to virus
As world battles became a common enemy COVID-19, the Mayor of Philadelphia, Jim Kenny ordered stay-at-home for the entire city in an attempt to slow the spread of novel virus.
Philadelphia MD Brian Abernathy said during a news conference “The order comes into effect from Monday at 8 a.m. prohibiting any public or private gathering with certain exceptions”.
The exceptions included those involved in outdoor activities like walking, running, cycling, and operating a wheelchair ,delivery of food or essential goods and takeout for orders made online or by phone along with life-sustaining services.
The order only applies to the city of Philadelphia and does not list any specific penalties for those who violate the order. Kenny however made it clear that it would be considered defiance of law though he is reluctant to have people arrested for violated his decree.
It is hoped that people will take it upon themselves to follow order as it is in interest for their own greater good. If authorities do encounter large groups, they will “intervene [and] remind them to go home,” Abernathy said.
Both the leaders urged the people to understand and recognize that COVID-19 is serious.
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Coronavirus Cases in NJ Jump to 427
In New Jersey, the number of coronavirus cases has increased dramatically with two more people dying because of it. 160 more cases have been announced by Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday. This has brought the state to a total of 427. Furthermore, he confirmed that 5 people have now died after contracting the virus. The two new deaths were of women aged more than 60.
Of all the new cases, 3 were from Atlantic County. The first case came from South Jersey county while three were found in Burlington County, six were found in Mercer County, five were found in Camden County and four in Ocean County. Among the add-on cases, Cape May County reported its first case.
Since Sunday, all COVID-19 cases in the Garden State has detonated from handfuls to hundreds as all the more testing is finished.
Until now, the most cases have been in North Jersey, the principal positive test in the state was accounted for on March 4, health authorities said.
To Help Coronavirus Fallout, Temporary Food Pantry Created By Woman in Northeast Philly
With the coronavirus outbreak continuing, many Philadelphians came back to start their work, however, Piseitta Arrington started working for all those who are facing food insecurity. A temporary food pantry was set up by Arrington in Northeast Philadelphia. This was done to ensure assistance for all those facing unemployment because of Coronavirus pandemic. The distribution of food started on Wednesday. Arrington has always come forward to help the community. Back in 2013, they set up a non-profit. This was done to aid homeless women and children from their hometown of Chester, Pennsylvania. This group, Sisterhood for Women in Motion, have now grown continuously and a partnership with the Caring for Friends pantry has been created successfully.
Each week, Arrington delivers food to her home and then provide it all those who need it. To serve 42 families in Chester, their nonprofit worked in association with the Refuge Church, 15 days ago. By early afternoon, they provide food to 30 families on Tabour Avenue from their location.
NJ Governor Is Considering Cancelling Large Gatherings Beyond 250
On Thursday, the New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said that all gatherings that comprised of 250+ people should be canceled due to the concerns related to COVID-19 outbreak.
Murphy issued a statement stating that this is a result of a recommendation that came from the health commissioner of the state and also includes parades, sporting events, and concerts.
The comments from Murphy came the same day when Freehold Raceway announced that all their operations had been temporarily stopped because a person was in contact with someone who had the COVID-19 virus.
As per the horse track, the person who came to attend the 7th March 2020 track wasn’t tested positive. However, the track officials told that live racing that was scheduled for this week and the following week would be canceled until further notice.
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A OFFICER IN PHILADELPHIA TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19
A Middle town territorial division law officer has positive for the corona-virus, policeman Joseph Bartorilla Affirmed in an e-mail early Saturday. “He is doing well for presently and is resting and recuperating in separation at home, and is taking after the district health care department’s directions,” Bartorilla said. The officer’s screen result was gotten by the Bucks Province police division late weekday. It’s the second noted case of a law-enforcement officer testing positive for the infection within the five-county locale of Philadelphia and its southeast Pennsylvania rural areas. Final week, an officer in Lower Provision territorial division, Montgomery District, test positive for the virus. “It’s obscure at this time how he was infected. We separated the officers and civilian workers who have contact with the officer if they show any indications of the ailment, and we are guaranteeing that they self-quarantine per the instruction of the native tending department,” Bartorilla said. These officers can be screen-tested and ought to have a negative result and clearance from either Dr. [David] Damsker or Dr. [Gerald] Wydro before being permitted to go back to work. This will guarantee that we limit the relaxation of the department’s chance for disease additionally that we don’t risk spreading it past our department,” the police leader said. “The district well-being office has been knowledgeable by all of us who had later coordinate touch with this officer. We are taking after the district well-being department’s lead in this and are working carefully with them in this matter,” Bartorilla said.
Disabled 27-year-old locked in Bathroom for 1 year
Reckless endangerment charges have become applicable to a caregiver in New Jersey. This was done when it was found out by the police that a mentally disabled 27-year-old woman was locked in a bathroom with no windows for nearly a year.
The name of the caregiver is Lisa Bullock-DeLorenzo, and she is 42-years-old. As of now, she is charged for putting the welfare of a disabled person at danger, criminal restraint along with other related charges. The officers found that the woman who was locked in the bathroom only had a towel and a bowl of food. The bathroom was 5x8-foot, Pennsville Police Department Chief Allen Cummings said.
According to Cummings, Bullock-DeLorenzo loved in the home located on Riviera Drive with a 30-year-old man who also has mental disabilities along with the woman and two brothers who were in their 20s. When their original adoptive mother died due to cancer, she adopted all of them.
It was also found out that the bathroom had a non-working toilet, and the woman was forced to use diapers when she had to relieve herself. In Cummings's words, "It's horrendous. Most of us have kids, and to see someone being treated like this, it's just not right."
As of now, the mentally disabled have been taken to a hospital for treatment while the man was also removed from the premises. Pending a court appearance, Bullock-DeLorenzo was released.
Due to COVID-19 Concerns, Princeton Restricts Gathering & Offers Remote Classes
Princeton University on account of coronavirus restricted gathering of all the students and gave notice about the classes to be online. Although there is no such case of corona detected in the university. Eisgruber wrote all lectures and seminars will switch to online beginning March 23. The restrictions will remain in place until April 5, when university officials will conduct a review. The university also is restricting school-sponsored travel. The restrictions will be disruptive. All this is done to avoid the coronavirus cases to increase in New Jersey as already around 6 are reported to be confirmed.
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Memo: Forget The Funeral - Signed, The Coronavirus
FTF? What?! (FTF? or Forget The Funeral? will be the alternate to the infamous Millennial catch phrase WTF? which will not be spelled out herein for decorum's sake.)
It was just learned today during our telephone-based worship session that Maryland truly has banned ALL gatherings of more than 10 people - including burials.
The news was abruptly announced by one of our congregation after her prayer request for a friend suffering in critical condition with COVID-19. Then a second notification came in rapid fire from another church member. Among us is a 30 year old mother of 3 young children who is waiting anxiously for her husband to come through his own life-threating COVID-19 infection. It's all finally hitting home.
The moratorium on funerals, which seems like a sick joke as well as a bad pun, was confirmed on the Maryland.gov site:
PER THE GUIDANCE OF GOVERNOR LARRY HOGAN; PROHIBITION ON MASS GATHERINGS AND CLOSURE OF SENIOR CENTERS:
Effective immediately, the Governor has ordered that gatherings of more than 10 people, including social, community, spiritual, religious, recreational, leisure, and sporting gatherings, are prohibited at all locations and venues. See full order:
The particular ceremony we're discussing is not one that we want to have. However, some have been planning theirs for years. And last time I checked, there were no opportunities for a do-over of said event.
The Dearly Departed's last public appearance will be absolutely the last time that family and friends get to see them. Not all opt for a traditional service with an open casket - but it should and must be available to those that do. It's a very longstanding and sacred rite / right.
Yes. Obviously it becomes clearer to me that the virus poses more of a problem than we can take casually. But, if we're allowed to go to the store, with 50 or 100 mad shoppers scurrying around to get the last of the toilet paper... we should be able to gather with 20, 30 or 40 loved ones to say goodbye to one more.
SAN FRANCISCO GOT A MEDICAL SUPPLY
On Friday San Francisco got an outsized cargo of medical instrument, a critical arsenal as they battle the COVID-19.
The donation from Flex port, a San Francisco company that uses code to create international trade a lot of economical, includes 60,000 surgical mask, 34,000 gloves, 2,000 surgical robes and 50 thermometers. Civil authority london breed declared the delivery weekday in conjunction with supervisor Catherine Stefani, whose served an associate mediator. Officials said they might place the supplies to immediate use in san Francisco emergency operation centre.
Our frontline healthcare staff and first responders do heroic work to guard individuals and save lives throughout the crisis, Breed said noting a requirement for a lot of instruments because of the town braces for a surge of COVID-19 cases. Hospitals throughout the country are coping with insufficiency of the mask and alternative gears. that, become therefore dire in Washington state that medical staff made 500 masks out of vinyl, tape, foam and elastic purchased reception depot. The centres for illness management and hindrance updated its guideline, permitting staff to use bandanas, scarves, and homemade masks as a finer resort. The expert cited many reasons for the shortage together with speedy spreading virus-which quickly stripped the hospital of their supplies -and a consumer shopping for the spree. Also, hospitals expert makers from China and the Italian republic for their provides, said Brent Andrew, a representative for san fransico general hospital. Each country hit onerous by the coronavirus that light-emitting due to economic disruption.
COVID-19 AND ITS EFFECT ON UNEMPLOYMENT IN COLUMBUS,OHIO
Day by day, Governor Mike DeWine has proclaimed another business or trade that's being forced to shut to safeguard staff and you against the risk of COVID-19.
This week almost 140,000 reported for jobless in Columbus.
“I'm aware that our orders cause unemployment. Every one of these official orders were thoroughly discussed. I created those choices to avoid death,” Said Governor DeWine.
Numerous Businesses closed down, and plenty of doing work from home, grocery stores are in high demand.
“I've never seen something find it irresistible altogether my thirty years of experience,” said Meijer Store Director, Johanna Harper.
“Grocery stores, they're hiring. Some are giving bonuses to folk that is operating there and folks who sign-on. They're essential to our supply chain and treat their workers and customers with respect. We've got to respect one another,” said Lt. Governor Jon Husted.
Walmart proclaimed they're designing on hiring 150,000 temporary staff by the end of May.
Meijer stores set up on employing 30-40 further workers per store.
“We are trying to hire between 50-60-75 individuals. We'd like some helping hands,” the player explained.
With eleven Meijer sites within the Columbus area, that's quite an opportunity of 550 jobs.
With such a lot of demand, stores hope to rent before long to stay the carts full.
Grocery stores in our space have already reduced their hours. Meijer's stores are sometimes open 24 hours daily. It'll offer their staff an opportunity to make clean the shop and stock shelves.
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Из-за сильного ветра в Воронеже упало пять деревьев.
В Воронеже двадцать второго и двадцать третьего марта из-за сильного ветра упали пять деревьев. Об этом прессе стало известно от свидетелей произошедшего, и городской службы спасения.
Дерево повреждено в районе Советском. В частности на улице Пешестрелецкая и Бульвара Пионеров там упавшие деревья зависли на ветках, а на улице Космонавтов дерево повредило транспортное средство стоящая рядом с ним.
Еще два случая было зафиксировано в районе Коминтерновском. На улице Генерала Лизюкова упавшее дерево повисла на другом дереве, а на территории жилого массива “Задонье” в районе двенадцатого квартала было повреждена электропроводка.
Напоминаем нашим читателям что двадцать второго марта в регионе было объявлено штормовое предупреждение. Именно в этот день согласно с данными синоптикам порывы ветра достигали от семнадцати до двадцати двух метров в секунду.