The world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic.
(Pictured) The Shubert Theater closed during the April 8 coronavirus pandemic in New York. The Broadway League announced today that theaters will remain closed until June 7, ending the 2019-2020 season.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds addresses the media during a daily briefing on coronaviruses April 8 at the State Emergency Operations Center in Johnston, Iowa.
A lawn sign thanking delivery drivers is seen amid the coronavirus pandemic in Atlanta, Georgia, April 8.
The Los Angeles Coliseum sports arena is seen empty as the spread of the coronavirus continues in Los Angeles on April 8.
Bottles of hand sanitizer are placed on the desk of every member of South Carolina House before a one-day special legislative session on April 8 in Colombia.
A sign at the entrance to the Orinda health center indicating that the center is now closed to visitors is seen on April 8 in Orinda, California.
Detroit bus driver JaVita Brown wears gloves and a face mask during the COVID-19 outbreak in Detroit on April 8. Detroit buses will have free surgical masks available to cyclists starting Wednesday, a new precaution the city is taking from the new coronavirus.
A sign of thanks to frontline workers is seen on the window of an apartment during the New York coronavirus outbreak on April 8.
Voters fill out ballots at Riverside University High School during the primary presidential election in Wisconsin on April 7.
Hospital staff display a thank you card after American businessman Michael ‘BigMike’ Straumietis donated masks to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank on April 7.
Signs of prisoners asking for help can be seen on a window in Chicago’s Cook County jail on April 7.
Unused rental cars fill the parking lot at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on April 7.
A woman leaves Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan after messages of thanks written on the sidewalk in New York on April 7.
A passerby wears a mask for fear of the coronavirus while passing in front of a public service sign on April 7 in Boston.
At the White House on April 7, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (left) listens to President Donald Trump speak during a conference call with banks on efforts to help small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
People practice social distancing while waiting in a grocery store on April 7 in Miami Beach, Florida.
Outside Boston City Hall on April 7, Mayor Marty Walsh speaks at a media briefing on the city’s efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
A grocery store employee sprays a hand sanitizer in the hands of a customer as he enters the store on April 7 in Miami Beach, Florida.
A sign in Los Angeles on April 7 encourages people to take safety measures by not touching their faces while coronavirus infections are accelerating.
A scarecrow in a white coat next to a sign that reads “Thank you to the healthcare workers!” April 7 in Owings, Maryland.
Archbishop of Los Angeles Jose H. Gomez celebrates the Chrism Mass for the faithful of the country’s largest Catholic archdiocese in Los Angeles on April 6. Without the possibility of having a public mass and visitors due to the new coronavirus pandemic, Notre-Dame de la Angels Cathedral broadcasts its services live.
New York City nurses and health workers meet at COVID-19 Frontline Health Worker Action event on April 6 to demand safer working conditions, more personal protective equipment (PPE) ) and free virus detection tests.
US Vice President Mike Pence (C) speaks during a briefing following a meeting of his coronavirus task force in the Brady Press Room at the White House on April 6.
Jack Graham Jr. (L) exalts in a victory while playing 10,000, a game of dice, with his friend William Wentworth at the Exhibition Hall of the Seattle Center April 6 in Seattle, Washington. The space currently has 150 beds, six feet apart and managed by the Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC).
City of Sunrise employees place groceries provided by the Feeding South Florida food bank in vehicles of the needy on April 6. Feeding South Florida saw a 600 percent increase in those requesting food aid during the coronavirus pandemic.
NYU Langone Health workers applaud medical and essential workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic on April 6 in New York.
Archbishop of Los Angeles Jose H. Gomez, front, celebrates chrism mass for worshipers in the country’s largest Catholic archdiocese in Los Angeles on April 6. Without the opportunity to have a public mass and visitors due to the new coronavirus pandemic, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels broadcasts its services live.
Periodontist Dr. Diana Sedler puts on a mask made by a 3D printer and designed in the family business Burbank Dental Lab on April 6 in Burbank, California. The laboratory, which typically manufactures dental products such as dentures, night guards and appliances, has redirected some of its efforts toward making masks for healthcare workers facing a shortage of protective equipment.
Aerial view of light traffic, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, during the evening rush hour on South Figueroa Street and Highway 110 in Los Angeles on April 6.
People walk on a street in St. Louis wearing masks on April 6. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends wearing cloth masks in public places after recent studies have shown that a significant portion of the population can transmit the coronavirus without showing symptoms. .
Oklahoma State Representative Harold Wright, left, R-Weatherford, presides over an extraordinary session of Oklahoma House as the House limits the number of members allowed to speak due to COVID concerns -19 April 6 in Oklahoma City.
Passengers on the cruise ship Coral Princess board a charter flight at Miami International Airport during the April 6 coronavirus outbreak in Miami.
Plush toys (mostly teddy bears) are placed in windows or on porches to provide children with fun and safe activity as they walk around their neighborhood with their parents in Washington on April 6.
On April 6, a State Soldier from the Texas Department of Public Security chats with a driver at a checkpoint in Orange, Texas, near the Louisiana state border. Soldiers check motorists crossing the Louisiana-Texas border on I-10 to determine if they need to self-quarantine for 14 days to comply with a decree from Governor Greg Abbott due to the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic.
Jim Carpenter protests the election scheduled for Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 6 in downtown Milwaukee.
A medical worker samples patients for coronavirus in a cooler marked “NIH” on the side during a visit to the test site at George Washington University on April 6 in Washington.
A sign stretches across a walkway and serves as a checkpoint to screen workers for coronavirus symptoms before entering the Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas at Austin on April 6.
A sign on the music site The Anthem reads “We will get there” at the dock, which is almost completely empty due to the April 6 coronavirus epidemic in Washington.
A visibly distraught woman leans against a wall outside the Wyckoff Hospital in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn on April 5 in New York.
Eliza Cazarez, 9, replenishes her neighborhood pantry which she and her family provide to neighbors in need due to the coronavirus pandemic on April 5 in Laveen, Arizona. Her father, Orlando Cazarez, of Carver Mountain Woodcraft, helped her and her brothers build the pantry out of reclaimed wood, license plates, and other materials.
Australian citizens who were on MS Zaandam and Coral Princess cruises, now allowed to fly after quarantine, line up to receive their boarding passes for a specially chartered United Airlines flight to take them home in Australia at the San Francisco International Airport as efforts continue. to help slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in San Francisco, California on April 5.
View of a hall inside the Ernest N. Memorial Convention Center as they prepare for patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 5.
President Donald Trump discusses the administration’s response to the coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19) during the Coronavirus Task Force’s briefing at the White House in Washington on April 5.
The sisters Sylvia (R), Stephanie Falcomer and grandson Peter Henry organize a 94th “socially distant” celebration in their entry for their mother and grandmother Marcella Falcomer, who arrived in America from Italy in 1955, then say hello to loved ones on a Zoom Video Conference during the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) epidemic in West Nyack, New York, on April 5.
New Yorkers with face masks, as a precaution against the new type of coronavirus (COVID-19), in front of graffiti walls in New York, April 5.
Priest Melake Genet Komos Aba Teklehaimanot of the Worcester Debre Genet Kidist Kidane Meheret Tewahedo Orthodox Church rides in the back of a van offering blessings amid the pandemic in Worcester, Massachusetts, April 5.
People kiss as a group plays at Cafe 247 in Lucerne Valley, California on April 5.
An aerial photo taken with a drone shows owner Reggie Haskins and Bio Aftermath Solutions chief technician Emmanuel Walker cleaning all patrol vehicles in the southwest district of the Baltimore, Maryland Police Department on April 5. for the coronavirus, police commissioner Michael Harrison ordered the entire district closed for cleaning and quarantined all district staff. Each remaining district sent a sergeant and eight officers to assume police responsibilities for the district.
View of the wharf after the mayor of Washington DC ordered it closed to contain the pandemic after evidence of overcrowding the previous day in Washington, DC on April 5.
As of Wednesday, nearly 100 residents had to be removed from a southern California nursing home after many of its staff stopped reporting to work. Slideshow by photo services
The Magnolia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riverside has 39 confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to county officials, and for two consecutive days, 13 of its employees were absent. It is not clear why they left AWOL, but with a shortage of nursing assistants, 40 ambulances had to move patients to other facilities – a process that took several hours.
These types of nursing homes have been severely affected by COVID-19, the age and health of their residents making them more susceptible to the virus. Nursing homes across the country have been closed to visitors and in many states have become homes for coronaviruses.
“Community living facilities pose a greater risk to COVID-19,” Brooke Federico, news officer for Riverside County, told The Los Angeles Times, “because these are groups of people. [living] together, and also, sadly, those in skilled nursing facilities are in a more vulnerable population because they are older and have underlying health conditions. “
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