Coronavirus update of today

This 25 March 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

How to Support Domestic Violence Survivors During COVID-19 | NowThis

The coronavirus has created a perfect storm of domestic violence conditions — here’s how you can help those who might be in danger.

About 1 in 5 Americans have gotten into arguments about the coronavirus.

GLENN BECK URGES OLDER AMERICANS TO WORK Conservative TV and radio personality Glenn Beck is urging older Americans to return to work to keep the economy going despite the coronavirus infection risks. Younger people, he said, could stay home to protect themselves from the virus, while older people ― who the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says are more prone to the most serious cases ― should keep working. “Even if we all get sick, I’d rather die than kill the country,” he said. [HuffPost]

EVERY EMPLOYER CONSIDERS ITSELF ‘ESSENTIAL’ California Closets is a national company that builds and installs high-end, custom closet systems. Its product might not seem essential to the public right now, but you can still have a system designed and put in during the coronavirus pandemic ― even in states that have ordered residents not to leave their homes. That’s because the company views itself as part of the critical infrastructure exempted from shelter-in-place rules. [HuffPost]

ADMINISTRATION PUSHES AHEAD WITH WELFARE CUTS Congress is working on an unprecedented plan to send more than $1,000 to practically everyone in America to blunt the economic devastation of the coronavirus pandemic. But the prospect of massive economic disruption won’t stop the Trump administration’s long-planned cuts to social programs such as nutrition assistance ― cuts that have been a core part of the president’s domestic policy agenda and that would make life harder for the poorest Americans. [HuffPost]

DETAINED FAMILIES ARE TERRIFIED OF CORONAVIRUS Cramped U.S. family detention centers featuring subpar medical care and lack of hygiene make the facilities a “powder keg” for the coronavirus’s spread, a group of immigration lawyers say in a new lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security demanding that immigrants be released. Detention centers are not testing people for the virus or taking preventive measures, according to the lawsuit. [HuffPost]

Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally dies from coronavirus complications.

Poll: Americans’ concerns about the pandemic continue to grow.

They thought they’d escaped homelessness. Then came coronavirus.

All of the important coronavirus terms, explained.

THUNBERG SAYS IT’S ‘EXTREMELY LIKELY’ SHE HAD COVID-19 As she recovers from an illness that she believes was COVID-19, Greta Thunberg is imploring others with mild symptoms to stay home. The teen climate activist shared on Instagram that she had been indoors for two weeks. The fact that many young, healthy people may be asymptomatic or experience only very mild symptoms, and may go on to pass it to others makes the situation so much more dangerous, Thunberg wrote. [HuffPost]

INDIA DECREES ‘TOTAL LOCKDOWN’ OF 1.3 BILLION Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a “total lockdown” in the country of over 1.3 billion people, the most extensive stay-at-home order yet in the world’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The 21-day lockdown was set to begin at midnight. “There will be a total ban on venturing out of your homes,” Modi said, adding that if the county failed to manage the next 21 days, it would be set back by 21 years. [AP]

14-DAY LOCKDOWN IN PALESTINIAN WEST BANK –as Palestine confirms 59 coronavirus cases: here.

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