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One chart shows how quickly New York City became the epicenter of the US"s coronavirus outbreak

REUTERS/Mike Segar New York City has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US. The city has reported more than 17,800 coronavirus cases and nearly 200 deaths since its first c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

Here’s what the Javits Center, a glittering mega-event venue in New York City, looks like as a hospital

The Manhattan expo center becomes one of potentially eight emergency care facilities in New York as the city continues to be the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch21 hr. 38 min. ago

The New York Post: New York City coronavirus cases reach nearly 30,000 with a death every 9.5 minutes

Troubling new data released Saturday shows the death rate from coronavirus sharply accelerating in the Big Apple, with one person dying every 9.5 minutes in the last 24 hours......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch4 hr. 8 min. ago

New Yorkers are fleeing the city to escape the coronavirus, but health officials worry it could worsen outbreaks elsewhere

Dan Kitwood / Getty Images Many residents have left New York City, now the epicenter of coronavirus cases in the United States, for smaller towns. Health experts are concerned t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Major crime rates in New York City and Los Angeles are dropping as more people stay indoors during the coronavirus outbreak

REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz New York City and California's crime rates have generally decreased during the coronavirus pande.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

Peugeot restarts car production in virus-hit Wuhan with Dongfeng

French automaker Peugeot SA's joint venture in China with Dongfeng Motor Group said on Wednesday it had restarted car production at its plant in Wuhan city, the epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 25th, 2020

Coronavirus update: 392,870 cases globally, 17,159 deaths, Italy shows glimmer of hope and NYC remains U.S. epicenter

The coronavirus case tally continued to rise on Tuesday, with Italy remaining the most affected country in Europe, while New York continued to lead the U.S. in number of cases and deaths......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 24th, 2020

A photo shows crowds of food-delivery workers lined up outside of a posh NYC Italian restaurant, and it highlights both how the city"s containment measures are working — and failing

Robert Kamau/GC Images As the coronavirus spreads and many businesses close their doors, the restaurants in New York City that remain open have been forced to pi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2020

One chart shows how Italy"s coronavirus outbreak continues to spiral out of control as nearly 6,000 new cases and 627 deaths were reported in one day

Emanuele Cremaschi/Getty Images Italy has reported more than 47,000 coronavirus cases and at least 4,000 deaths since its first case was confirmed on January 31.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2020

13 photos of New York City looking deserted as the city tries to limit the spread of the coronavirus

REUTERS/Jeenah Moon New York City looks more like a ghost town than a bustling metropolis with empty streets and fewer people outside since the outbreak of the coronaviru.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2020

City"s major landlords halt evictions due to virus

A collection of the city’s largest landlords will halt residential evictions for the next three months in response to the coronavirus outbreak.  The Real Estate Board of New York, the largest real... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 14th, 2020

China"s coronavirus epicenter reports just five cases; Beijing tomb-sweepers urged to stay back

The Chinese city of Wuhan, ground zero of the coronavirus outbreak, reported just five new cases on Friday, the second day in a row the tally has been less than 10, while no locally transmitted infections were reported in the rest of the country......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2020

In China"s coronavirus epicenter, just five new cases

China's Wuhan city, ground zero of the new coronavirus outbreak, reported five new cases on Friday, the second day in a row the tally has been less than 10, while no locally transmitted infections were reported in the rest of the country......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2020

China"s coronavirus epicenter of Wuhan sees single-digit new cases for second day

China's Wuhan city, ground zero of the new coronavirus outbreak, reported five new cases on Friday, the second day in a row the tally has been less than 10, while no locally transmitted infections were reported in the rest of the country......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2020

Wall Street empties out as New York City declares state of emergency

Working from home went from optional to mandatory across Wall Street this week as financial firms reported their first confirmed cases of coronavirus and the outbreak triggered a state of emergency in New York City......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 12th, 2020

Wall Street banks order staffers to work remotely as virus spreads

Working from home went from optional to mandatory across Wall Street this week as financial firms reported their first confirmed cases of coronavirus and the outbreak spread further through New York City......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 12th, 2020

A 2015 report reveals that New York has 15% of the ventilators it might need in a pandemic, and it shows why we need social distancing

The novel coronavirus outbreak could stretch the healthcare system to its limits.  According to a report from New York state in 2015, the state would only have about 15% of the ventilators needed to care for p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 11th, 2020

New York City"s contingency plan for "biological outbreaks" includes mobile refrigerator units for dead bodies and mass graves dug by inmates

Kathy Willens/AP If the coronavirus outbreak were to get out of control in New York City, government officials have a pl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 10th, 2020

Amazon is recommending that employees in its New York City and New Jersey offices work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak (AMZN)

Elaine Thompson/AP Amazon is recommending employees in New York and New Jersey work from home until the end of March as the coronavirus continues to spread.  The company is asking em.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2020

The New York Post: Stanford and the University of Washington cancel classes amid coronavirus outbreak

Two major U.S. West Coast universities have canceled in-person classes because of the coronavirus as the region emerges as an epicenter for the US outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 7th, 2020

4 vital sanitizing supplies to carry during the coronavirus outbreak, according to preppers

Getty Images / Business Insider The coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the globe, and the first case was detected in New York over the weekend. On Sunday, a group of New York City preppers shared their tips for what to keep in an Ev.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 3rd, 2020