Coronavirus Live Blog 5.3.2020

This is an ongoing update of headlines and information related to the coronavirus outbreak. Newest information at the top. If you have a question or want to discuss this issue in depth, we have been discussing this issue in our chat system. Information is updated throughout the day with a large update every morning US time.

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Yesterday’s headlines from 5.2 can be found here


Singapore numbers continue to rise

Why some places have horrible outbreaks and others do not

Japan plans to extend state of emergency to end of May

Roche gets FDA emergency use approval for COVID-19 antibody test

Hospital refused to virus test him, then as he degraded he was turned away from the hospital for admittance three times

An emergency proclamation requiring face masks in stores and restaurants in Stillwater, Oklahoma, was nixed after store and restaurant owners received threats.

‘A Monumental Undertaking’: NYC Subway To Disinfect Every Train Each Night

Between Yuba City and Roseville, north of Scaramento: “Coronavirus updates: 2 more NorCal counties end shelter-in-place, enter partial reopening

Remote Northern California county defies stay-at-home order

How a non doctor got his 81 year old dad with COPD through coronavirus 

Can children spread the coronavirus? It’s complicated. – The raging debate over how infectious children with the coronavirus are, explained.

Remdesivir receives emergency approval as a Covid-19 treatment – Recent studies showed mixed results about remdesivir’s effectiveness in treating the new coronavirus.

India reported 2,293 new cases of coronavirus today — its biggest single-day increase since the outbreak began, according to the country’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. That takes the national total to 37,336 cases and 1,218 related deaths, according to the ministry.

France to extend coronavirus emergency measures for 2 months

Eurostar will require passengers to wear face coverings

Woman returned to Minneapolis from Japan in late January, infecting friends and family.

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