Archive | March 11, 2020

MAGNITUDE 3.1 NEW YORK, USA #earthquake #NewYork #USA

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Depth: 13 km

Distances: 247 km S of Montréal, Canada / pop: 3,269,000 / local time: 06:43:39.7 2020-03-11

71 km N of Albany, United States / pop: 97,900 / local time: 06:43:39.7 2020-03-11
5 km NW of Fort Edward, United States / pop: 3,400 / local time: 06:43:39.7 2020-03-11
1 km S of South Glens Falls, United States / pop: 3,600 / local time: 06:43:39.7 2020-03-11

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MAGNITUDE 4.2 SOUTHERN IRAN #earthquake #Iran

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Depth: 10 km

Distances: 401 km N of Manama, Bahrain / pop: 148,000 / local time: 13:24:06.5 2020-03-11

405 km E of Kuwait, Kuwait / pop: 60,100 / local time: 13:24:06.5 2020-03-11
478 km N of Doha, Qatar / pop: 345,000 / local time: 13:24:06.5 2020-03-11

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MAGNITUDE 3.9 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USA #earthquake #california #usa

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Depth: 11 km

Distances: 627 km N of Los Angeles, United States / pop: 3,793,000 / local time: 18:17:15.3 2020-03-10

54 km NW of Carson City, United States / pop: 55,300 / local time: 18:17:15.3 2020-03-10
38 km W of Reno, United States / pop: 226,000 / local time: 18:17:15.3 2020-03-10
17 km N of Truckee, United States / pop: 16,200 / local time: 18:17:15.3 2020-03-10

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The Juventus player, Daniele Rugani, has tested positive for coronavirus #COVID19 #coronavirus #Juventus #DanieleRugani #quarantine #pandemic

New Coronavirus Alert_1

The Juventus player, Daniele Rugani, has tested positive for coronavirus, the Serie A club has said.

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Third UK government minister in isolation #COVID19 #coronavirus #EdArgar #UK #emergency #quarantine #pandemic

New Coronavirus Alert_1

In addition to the unnamed cabinet minister, the junior health minister Ed Argar is also self-isolating after having dinner with Nadine Dorries on Thursday night, the Guardian understands.

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Coronavirus: Two more people die in UK after testing positive for COVID-19 #COVID19 #coronavirus #UK #emergency #quarantine #pandemic

Coronavirus Breaking News

Two more people have died in the UK after testing positive for the coronavirus, bringing the total to eight.

One of the deaths announced on Wednesday by NHS England was in Dudley.

The other was at the George Eliot Hospital in Warwickshire.

Two people from the UK have died overseas after contracting the virus abroad.

Authorities confirmed a 53-year-old woman died in Indonesia on Wednesday.

Another Briton died in Japan having been on board the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship.

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UK care home hit by coronavirus #COVID19 #coronavirus #UK #Northamptonshire #CareHome #quarantine #pandemic

Coronavirus Alert

A member of staff at a care home in Northamptonshire for people with learning disabilities and those with physical disabilities and mobility issues has tested positive for Covid-19, the Northamptonshire Telegraph reports.

There have been fears about the impact the virus could have should it take hold in a care home in the UK, particularly one where there are older people and/or those with underlying health conditions which make them more susceptible to Covid-19.

In the US, 19 deaths out of a nationwide total of 31 to date were linked to one suburban Seattle nursing home.

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Coronavirus: Headteacher of UK school self-isolates #COVID19 #coronavirus #UK #WestcliffHighSchool #Essex #quarantine #pandemic

Coronavirus Alert_2

The headteacher of a leading grammar school in Essex is in self-isolation after coming into contact with a child’s grandfather who has tested positive for coronavirus, the Echo reports.

It says the grandparent attended Westcliff High School for Boys last week and had contact with a small number of teachers, including the headteacher and, as a precaution, the teachers who had direct contact are self-isolating. None have shown any symptoms of the virus, they continue to work from home and the school remains open, it adds.

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Coronavirus: Hungary declares state of emergency #COVID19 #coronavirus #Hungary #emergency #quarantine #pandemic

Coronavirus Breaking News

Hungary has declared a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus outbreak, closing universities and banning large gatherings, reports.

It says outdoor events of more than 500 people and indoor events of more than 100 people have been banned. This includes cinemas and theatres but not workplaces and shopping malls, it reports.

There is also a ban on school trips abroad. The country has announced 13 confirmed cases so far.

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