Parks crowded as some US states exit lockdown

4/05/2020 12:24:00 AM

Crowded parks as some US states exit lockdown despite deaths mounting

Crowded parks as some US states exit lockdown despite deaths mounting

The number of US coronavirus cases has topped 1.1 million as the death toll continues to climb towards 70,000.

Larger text size Very large text size Sunny days and warm weather are proving to be as challenging to manage as restaurants, hair salons and other businesses as about half of US states partially reopen after coronavirus lockdowns.Play video The moment coach Stephen Kearney, captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and the rest of the squad stepped onto Australian soil wearing masks with the sun just about to set meant the NRL had cleared arguably its biggest hurdle to the competition resuming on May 28.The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved emergency use of experimental anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat patients with COVID-19.Share on Facebook Share on Twitter The antiviral drug Remdesivir has been granted authorisation for emergency use for COVID-19 cases by the US Food and Drug Administration.

On Saturday, thousands of people gathered on the National Mall in Washington to view a US military flyover to honour healthcare workers and others battling the pandemic.New Yorkers in Brooklyn's Windsor neighbourhood on Saturday.Advertisement "There's no point going over unless you're going to give your best," Warriors owner Mark Robinson said.Credit: AP In New York City, warm weather saw sunbathers flock to green spaces in Manhattan, including crowded conditions at Christopher Street Pier in Greenwich Village.5 million vials of the drug to help patients.Last week, California ordered beaches in Orange County to close after crowds defied public health guidelines to throng the popular shoreline.The players have been thinking about the club as well as themselves, and I think that's a great thing that has come out of it, to be honest.That prompted protests by demonstrators who accused the state's Democratic governor of overreach..

Advertisement Dr Deborah Birx, response coordinator for the White House coronavirus taskforce, told Fox News Sunday that massing on beaches was not safe unless people kept at least six-feet apart.Hooker Nathaniel Roache didn't make the trip after feeling unwell on Sunday morning, the first player to be segregated from a squad under the NRL's strict new COVID-19 guidelines..She also weighed in against allowing businesses such as beauty salons and spas to reopen."We've made it clear that that is not a good phase one activity," she said, as the number of US cases topped 1."We're totally satisfied Nate has had no contact with any other player or staff member at the club for several weeks and we're very comfortable we have abided by all policies and requirements," Warriors chief executive Cameron George said.1 million and the death toll rose to more than 67,000 on Sunday."We want to make sure nothing gets in the way of these patients getting the medicine, so we made a decision to donate about 1.She told host Chris Wallace that there could still be worse to come, with the projected death toll still in the region of between 100,000 and 240,000 – "and that's with full mitigation and us learning from each other of how to social distance," she added.Club officials were forced to send gear over earlier in the week when the plane they had originally booked for the flight was deemed unsuitable for the runway at Tamworth Airport.EPA Gilead did not immediately respond to a request for the price it plans to charge for the drug after those donations are used up.

Protesters gathering, as they did last week in Michigan and other parts of the country to demonstrate against stay-at-home restrictions, pose a huge risk, Birx said."It's devastatingly worrisome to me, personally, because if they go home and infect their grandmother or their grandfather who has a co-morbid condition and they have.Credit: AAP They will make Tamworth's Mercure Hotel their home for the next two weeks, the accommodation adjacent to West Tamworth League Club...Loading Each player will have their own individual room and will not be able to visit teammates, while a gym has been set up within their complex.a very unfortunate outcome, they will feel guilty for the rest of our lives," she said.However, a draft study abstract released inadvertently by the World Health Organisation last week said remdesivir failed to improve patients' condition or reduce the pathogen's presence in the bloodstream.

"So we need to protect each other at the same time we're voicing our discontent.Local police have warned the NRL and the Warriors they will make random checks to ensure the players and staff are adhering to the quarantine regulations." On April 19, US President Trump – who has encouraged the protests – declined to give the protesters similar guidance on social distancing."I don't have any advice," he said.."People feel that way.You're allowed to protest.

I mean, they feel that way.I watched a protest, and they were all six-feet apart.I mean, it was a very orderly group of people." Widely circulated images have shown not all protesteres to be socially-distanced.Scott Gottlieb, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, said on Sunday the country was seeing a "mixed bag" of results from coronavirus mitigation efforts.

People gather to watch a fly over of the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds military planes in Washington DC on Saturday.Credit: AP He said there were about 20 states that were seeing a rising number of new cases, including Illinois, Texas, Maryland, Indiana, Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee."We expected that we would start seeing more significant declines in new cases and deaths around the nation at this point.And we're just not seeing that," he said on CBS' Face the Nation."If we don't snuff this out more, you have this slow burn of infection [and] it can ignite at any time.

" Even in the face of rising cases, some Americans are eager to return to socialising and large gatherings – including sports.Pike Place Market in Seattle on Saturday.Credit: AP The National Football League said it will announce its schedule for the upcoming season this week, including its season opening game on September 10 and the Super Bowl, which is scheduled to be played in Tampa, Florida on February 7."We are planning on playing the 2020 NFL season as scheduled," said NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy, adding that plans would be adjusted for government regulations.Loading On the other side of the spectrum is Boston mayor Marty Walsh in Massachusetts, which has not begun reopening and is seeing coronavirus cases still climbing.

Massachusetts has also issued a statewide order telling people to wear masks in public.He said the rallies against coronavirus mitigation efforts were causing confusion and making his job harder."I don't understand it.That makes messaging really confusing..

..It's the wrong message, because we're still very much in the beginning days of coronavirus.Even if you're a state that is seeing numbers go down," Walsh said."If we're not smart about the way we do things, those numbers could turn around and go right back up again.

" As Texas becomes one of the leading states pushing for its businesses to reopen, Dallas mayor Eric Johnson said people appeared to be obeying the new rules."People have not been rushing back into these restaurants and they have not been rushing back into the areas of the economy that the Governor reopened on Friday," he told CNN."What we are seeing is people sort of putting their toe back in." Reuters Sign up for our Coronavirus Update newsletter Get our Coronavirus Update newsletter for the day’s crucial developments at a glance, the numbers you need to know and what our readers are saying.Sign up to.

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