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California Gov. Gavin Newsom, seen on Tuesday, ordered Californians on Thursday night to stay home except for groceries and the like, to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
A handful of untraceable cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in the Netherlands alerted public health researchers that the virus may be spread by people with mild symptoms early in the progression of the illness.
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Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., pictured here in 2019, warned a small group of constituents on Feb. 27 about the impact of the coronavirus on the U.S., according to a secret recording obtained by W88.
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Jessica Mendoza (center), a Virginia Hospital Center outpatient lab specialist, and James Meenan (right), the director of the Virginia Hospital Center outpatient lab, make final preparations before opening a drive-through coronavirus testing site on Wednesday in Arlington, Va. President Trump signed a bill Wednesday that includes funding for testing.
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Prince Albert II, pictured in February, will continue to work from his private offices and remain in contact with members of the government, despite his diagnosis.
Office manager Shannin Hamilton (left) of the Shepherds Motel in Denver, and Orlando Martinez, co-owner, say that as the coronavirus pandemic begins to cause economic strain in the U.S., the motel's guests have started asking for help paying for rooms.
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Medical workers load a patient wearing a protective mask into the back of an ambulance Wednesday outside a hospital in Brooklyn. New York has seen a spike in coronavirus cases, and officials are preparing for an influx at medical centers throughout the state.
A patient in a biocontainment unit is carried on a stretcher from an ambulance at the Columbus Covid 2 Hospital in Rome, on Tuesday. Italy's health system is straining to keep up with quickly rising coronavirus cases.
Women take a selfie as they wear face masks in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Sunday. ?Israel has imposed a number of tough restrictions to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Now the government is carrying out cellphone surveillance of people who may have come into contact with the virus.
Vehicles go through the assembly line at a General Motors assembly plant in Lansing, Mich., on Feb. 21. GM is assessing the feasibility of converting its plants to make medical equipment.
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On Thursday afternoon, New York's Metropolitan Opera announced it was canceling all performances through the end of its 2019-20 season, which was to run through May 9.
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The Melbourne Cricket Ground announces a match closed to fans Thursday in the Australian coastal hub. The country, along with neighboring New Zealand, says it is closing its borders in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
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