Fauci Warns Outbreak Could Overwhelm US Health-Care System, Cali Declares State Of Emergency: Live Updates

Thursday, March 5, 2020
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
Wed, 03/04/20

Summary:

LAX screener tests positive

New York has reported another 5 case, raising the total to 11.

Dr. Fauci says up to 20% of Covid-19 cases could require hospitalization

Trump confirms he’ll sign emergency virus package

Cali reports 1st death, bringing US toll to 11

South Korea reports 438 new cases, deaths climb to 35

Pence says US death toll has climbed to 10

The US House has passed an $8.3 billion to fight the virus.

Italy finally confirms school closure

Italy will ban public events, and close cinemas and theaters even though the government denied an earlier ANSA report that the country would also close schools & universities momentarily

Fla reports 4th case

CDC investigating cruise ship ‘Grand Princess’ linked to cluster of cases in NorCal

Italy urges elderly people to stay indoors if possible

Irag confirms 3rd death

Slovenia confirms 1st case

Brazil records 3rd case

Ecuador confirms 3 new cases, raising total to 10

Pence confirms after meeting airline execs that travelers from Italy & SK would be tested multiple times

German finance minister declares outbreak “a global pandemic”

Cali joins Washington & Florida in declaring state of emergency

Russia blames “enemies” for spreading fake news about outbreak

Israel urges people to stop shaking hands, will quarantine travelers from most of Europe

EU reports a second coronavirus case at its headquarters in Brussels

France has reported 28 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 285

UK cases surge by 34 to a total of 85 – a 66% surge.

China reported 119 additional coronavirus cases and 38 additional deaths

South Korea reported 809 additional coronavirus cases and 4 additional deaths; has carried out 136,000 tests

Israel quarantines group of soccer fans

“Official” Iranian death toll hits 92

Saudi suspends Umra pilgrimage

Japan confirms 3 more cases from Osaka

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Update (2040ET): Yonhap reports that South Korea has reported 438 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the national total to 5,766. Most of the new cases were identified in the southeastern Daegu, a city of 2.5 million and the epicenter of the outbreak.

As of Thursday morning in Seoul, the death toll had climbed to 35, mostly elderly patients with underlying illnesses.

So far, roughly 60% of SK cases have been linked to a branch of the Shincheonji church in Daegu.

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