U.S. stay-at-home frustration spreads; coronavirus-battered New York says may be past the worst


New York(Reuters)Protesters demanding an end to stay-at-home measures pummelled the U.S. economy spread to Texas last Saturday to the Governor of the Central United States, the Cov of the crisis that his state of New York may finally be past the worst.

New York, which has been recorded in nearly half the country’s death toll from COVID-19, respiratory disease caused by a highly contagious virus in the Saturday report 540 of the coronavirus-related death toll for April 17th, from 630 the previous day and the lowest daily statistics for April 1.

The number of patients in the country need intensive care and a ventilator to help them breath also decrease.

“If you look at the past three days, you can say that we are past the plateau and we began to fall, it will be very good news,”New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said in his daily briefing.

About 2 000 people remained hospitalized with COVID-19 every day, Krauthammer said, and he noted that 36 of the latest New York deaths occur in home care, which has been battered by the epidemic nationwide.

In neighboring New Jersey, both the number of new hospital and New Cov cases also declined slightly from the previous day, Governor Phil Murphy said. But he added:”We are not out of the woods, we haven’t stabilized.”

Illinois reported 125 new coronavirus deaths and an additional 1 585 cases, but the growth rate slowed down.

Murphy said he has a”concerned”call with Senate Minority Leader and other Democrats Chuck Schumer, who told him no momentum in Congress for direct assistance to the country’s economy suffered from the stay-at-home orders, designed to curb the virus’s spread.

Without Federal assistance, the state will see the”historic”cuts, he said.

More than 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the past month, as the closing of businesses and schools as well as severe travel restrictions have hammered the economy.

However, an influential research model to say that Friday night of strict compliance with the commands implemented in 42 of the 50 States, is a key factor behind an improved prospects of the countries of the coronavirus death toll.

The University of Washington forecast models, updated regularly, and often quoted national public health authorities and White House officials, it is expected that the virus will take 60,308 American life. 4, fell by 12%, from the prediction earlier in the week.

The model predicts that some countries may begin to safely relax the restriction, early on 4.

People sitting in a car with the American flag, the demonstrators on the national long stay at home, to help slow the spread of the disease Cov(COVID-19)indicates that in the Capitol building in Austin, Texas, USA, April 18, 2020. Reuters/Callaghan O’hare

Push back

Many people have started to push back against the measures.

Governor Murphy chastised an officer in Atlantic County, home of Atlantic City, the expression of frustration in a Facebook post on the effect of the closure of the casino dependent on the local economy. County Alternative Jim Curcio said, his opinion is his personal opinion.

“I lived here all my life and when we go into a recession, and here we seem to be finally out of it and the people suffered the terrible and the most vulnerable suffer the most,”Curcio told Reuters on Saturday. “What is happening in the private sector is I broke my heart”

Last Saturday, dozens of protesters gathered at the Texas Capitol in Austin chanting”USA! USA!” And”let us work!”

In Brookfield, Wisconsin, hundreds of demonstrators cheer as they Row a main road, and waving the American flag, to protest against the expansion of the country”safer at home”order.

Earlier in the week, dispersed protests in the Capitol of Ohio, Minnesota, Michigan and Virginia. The protesters are mainly ignoring the social alienation of the rules and not wearing a mask is recommended by public health officials.

As of Friday night, the state of New York authorized the state to wear the mask of people in the public and not to the practice of social distancing.

The Republican Chairman of the Donald Trump appears to encourage the protesters have a series of posts on Friday called for the”liberation”of Michigan, Minnesota and Virginia, all run by Democratic governors.

Trump has touted a flourishing economy is the best case for his re-election.

Several States, including Ohio, Michigan, Texas and Florida, say their goal is to re-open their economy, perhaps by may have 1 or even more early, but seems to be staying cautious.

Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis of re-opening some beaches with restrictions from Friday night, but also said that on Saturday, the school remains closed, and continues to distance learning the rest of this school year.

Fellow Republican Governor Greg Abbott of Texas also extended the school closed the end of the school year.

Health experts say to avoid the second wave of possibly infected people back to work, extensive testing must be used to track the infection, and contact tracing and antibody detection of learning who have previously been infected and may have some immunity.

Vice-Chairman Mike Pence said on Friday at the United Nations has the ability to do a sufficient number of trials for the States into a first stage to re-open.

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The Governor and state health officials say that not near enough of testing kits and equipment is provided, however.

The United States to date, the world’s largest number of coronavirus cases, with more than 720 000 infections and more than 37,000 deaths.

Very few national and no problem stay-at-home orders have seen significant surges in new cases.

The report of Nathan Lane in Wilton Connecticut Maria Caspani in New York, Jennifer Hiller in Houston and Idrees Ali in Washington; Writing by Bill Berkrot and Sonya Hepinstall; Editing by Daniel Wallis

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