US Coronavirus: Spain declares a state of health emergency
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is aligned with . Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Sunday, October 25, the establishment of a state of health emergency until the beginning of May, which will be accompanied by a curfew throughout the country, except of the Canary Islands, in an attempt to break the second wave of Covid-19.
"The situation we are going through is extreme," said Pedro Sanchez in a televised address at the end of an extraordinary council of ministers, while Spain this week crossed the milestone of one million cases of Covid-19 and is facing a seemingly uncontrollable upsurge in the pandemic. In this context, "the state of alert" (equivalent to the state of health emergency) constitutes "the most effective measure to bend the contagion curve", he continued.
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USHUAIA, Argentina (AP) — At the edge of Argentina in a city known as “The End of the World,” many thought they might be spared from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. Sitting far from the South American nation’s bustling capital, health workers in Ushuaia were initially able to contain a small outbreak among foreigners hoping to catch boats to the Antarctic at the start of the crisis. But as Argentina passed 1 million virus cases Monday, it is now smaller cities like Ushuaia that are seeing some of the most notable upticks. Doctors have had to quadruple the number of beds for COVID-19 patients over the last month.
He confirmed that the state of alert would initially last for 15 days, as provided for in the Constitution, and that it would then ask the Cortes (Chamber of Deputies) "to extend it until the beginning of May", mentioning the date of May 9, ie for six months.
Regarding the curfew, the head of the Spanish government indicated that it would last in principle from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m., with the possibility for the regions to advance or delay its start by one hour, depending on the characteristics local. Only the Canary Islands archipelago, off the northwest coast of, will not be subject to it, due to the low incidence of the new coronavirus, he explained.
Justin Turner tests positive for COVID-19, removed from Game 6 .
Justin Turner was pulled from Game 6 of the World Series after seven innings on Tuesday night, and the world found out the shocking reason why: Turner tested positive for COVID-19. © Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Turner started and began the game for the Los Angeles Dodgers as the No. 3 hitter and third baseman. But he was pulled before the start of the eighth, with Enrique Hernandez going to second, Chris Taylor moving to left, and Edwin Rios playing third.There was no explanation for why Turner was removed until after the Dodgers won the World Series 3-1.