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Vice President Mike Pence holds a press conference with Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx Monday, March 2, 2020, in the White House Press Briefing Room.

Six Bay Area counties issued ‘shelter in place’ orders

March 17, 2020

6.7 million people have been ordered to  “shelter in place” within six Bay Area counties; San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Marin, Contra Costa, and Alameda. Each order begins at 12:0...

A man plays guitar as part of Italy's musical event organized to raise morale for COVID-19.

In a time of turmoil, Italy sings

March 16, 2020

Despite being in a time of turmoil due to COVID-19, civilians in Italy still found a way to unite and reinforce their strength as a community. From the Tuscan town of Siena to the...

President Trump meets with representatives of the banking industry to discuss effects of COVID-19.

Trump announces extension of the new travel ban

March 14, 2020

After banning incoming travel from Europe on Wednesday, March 11, President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that the ban would extend to the U.K. and Ireland, according...

Rudy Gobert (27) shoots a free throw; Gobert was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 11, resulting in a suspension of the NBA season.

COVID-19 results in a cataclysm of basketball cancellations

March 13, 2020

Shortly after 6:30 p.m., on March 11, the National Basketball Association (NBA) issued an announcement in which they are "suspending gameplay following the conclusion of tonight's...

On March 13, President Trump addressed reporters in the White House Rose Garden about how his administration plans to handle COVID-19.

Trump declares a national emergency to address COVID-19

March 13, 2020

President Donald Trump officially declared a national emergency, which he said would provide $50 billion in federal funds to combat the spread of the coronavirus throughout the...

Gavin Newsom speaking at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention in San Francisco, California.

California governor advises against large gatherings

March 12, 2020

The governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has recommended that event coordinators cancel large gatherings to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Under a new policy, the California Departmen...

The Grand Princess cruise ship is in the process of disembarking passengers and quarantining them, to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Grand Princess passengers quarantined in San Carlos

March 11, 2020

About 120 passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship will be quarantined for 14 days in an unnamed hotel in San Carlos, according to the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). The passengers headed to San Carlos have mild symptom...

Local doctors' offices encourage patients with any cold-like symptoms to wear masks.

Nine cases of COVID-19 in San Mateo County

March 10, 2020

San Mateo County has nine cases of COVID-19. There were only two last week. As of March 9, San Mateo County has four confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five presumptive positives, ...

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