California became the third US state to declare emergency ⚠ in the state at the outbreak of the coronavirus.
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced this at a press conference on Wednesday, March 4.
At present the state has 53 cases COVID-19, which is more than any other state, according to the Center for control and prevention (CDC).
The number of deaths from the infection has risen to 11 in the U.S. on Wednesday afternoon, including 10 in Washington state and one in California. According to the CDC, in the United States was 158 cases of the new coronavirus.
Officials say an elderly patient who died in Northern California was infected by a virus COVID-19 from 11 to 21 February on a cruise ship, Diamond Princess. An elderly patient had concomitant health problems, and he died in the hospital in Roseville, near Sacramento.
According to Newson, the 11 passengers and 10 crew members of a cruise ship Diamond Princess there are “signs of coronavirus”.
Vice-President Mike Pence, who heads the US struggle with flash COVID-19, said Thursday, March 5, that Medicare and Medicaid, in addition to private insurers will cover the cost of tests for coronavirus.
As COVID-19 distributed in the United States, the US President Donald trump said that his administration is “strongly” considering the closure of the southern border, as Mexico appeared confirmed cases of the disease.
According to the world health organization (who), the new coronavirus continues to spread around the world.
According to the world health organization (who), on Wednesday, March 4, it was confirmed more than 12 600 cases, at least 76 countries outside of China.