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Connecticut man who died of coronavirus delivered last rites by phone

Cathie Pike told CNN that her husband, Bill Pike, “led a life of intellectual fascination of the world.” Calling her departed husband “simply amazing,” she said he had the most beautiful last rites thanks to modern communication. “It was a like a tapestry or quilt of our affections for him,” …

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Healthcare providers, send us your stories about coronavirus

Updated 1:54 PM ET, Fri March 20, 2020 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)CNN is collecting stories from healthcare workers about the coronavirus. We may follow up on some responses for upcoming stories. Share your story below. Source link

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The story behind West Virginia’s ‘no coronavirus’ statistic

She remembers it so well because it’s the day her husband James began to feel sick in their Shepherdstown home in the West Virginia panhandle. Her husband was sick from Covid-19. But her “coronavirus-free” state wasn’t set up to test him. He would become the state’s Patient #1. They didn’t …

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Here are some of the heroes rising from the coronavirus pandemic

But from chaos comes heroes. Despite so much uncertainty and with lives indefinitely upended, people and communities are still coming together to support one another. Here are some of the ways people are lending a hand through individual acts and large-scale efforts. For millions of students, school closures mean no …

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America is racing to contain the spread of coronavirus. Here’s how the pandemic changed the country this week

The normally bustling streets of New York City and San Francisco are eerily quiet with only a few people walking or taking the subway. And that sight is quickly replicating across the United States. Millions of people stayed home to avoid contracting or spreading the virus as reported cases grew …

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Standardized tests won’t be enforced this school year because of coronavirus

But due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, schools won’t enforce those tests, President Donald Trump said. “With many schools closed due to the virus, the Department of Education will not enforce standardized testing requirements, very importantly, for students in elementary through high school for the current year,” Trump said Friday. …

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From weddings to funerals, the coronavirus is canceling life’s biggest moments and leaving families heartbroken

Her 50-year-old sister, Kelli Mercer, had been lying in a nursing home for over two years after her health deteriorated from a slew of medical issues including kidney disease and diabetes. Her death was looming. But when Mercer died last Friday, Campbell found herself both devastated and frustrated. As Campbell …

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5 things to know for March 20: Coronavirus, economy, Dems, Richard Burr, New Delhi

Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door Stay Indoors. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Coronavirus  California has ordered its nearly 40 million residents to stay home …

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California coronavirus: Governor orders nearly 40 million residents to stay home

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s order marks the first statewide mandatory restrictions issued in the United States to help combat the outbreak. It goes into effect Thursday at midnight and includes exemptions for essential services such as public safety and medical care. Nineteen people have died and more than 900 have …

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Sean Payton is first NFL figure to have positive coronavirus test

“Appreciate the well wishes. I’m feeling better and fortunate to not have any of the respiratory symptoms. 4 more days at home. #BEATCovid,” he wrote, referring to the name of the disease caused by the virus. Payton included a selfie that includes a dog sharing his couch. The team retweeted …

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