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Projections show up to 15,000 cumulative COVID-19 cases in Oregon by mid-May absent aggressive measures

If the state lifts all social distancing orders and Oregonians return to business as usual, 15,000 people could become sick with COVID-19 by May 8th, according to new projections from the Oregon Health Authority released Thursday. The new modeling, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Is Oregon flattening the curve of new COVID-19 cases yet? Experts weigh in

It’s the burning question on most everyone’s mind amid the COVID-19 pandemic: When will we know if social distancing measures have worked in Oregon? Or in public health parlance, has the "stay at home" directive, along with closures of schools, res.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

11 extreme measures China took to contain the coronavirus show the rest of the world is unprepared for COVID-19

Reuters In China, where the novel coronavirus originated, cases of COVID-19 have steadily declined since peaking in mid-February. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2020

CityWatch: Gates Foundation projections show that 16,000 New Yorkers could die from the coronavirus

They also project that 93,000 Americans could die from COVID-19......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch15 hr. 10 min. ago

Silicon Valley Bank offers debt relief, loans to tech-heavy client base in Oregon

Silicon Valley Bank works with the majority of venture-backed companies in the Portland region as well as many well known tech companies. It unveiled a series of relief measures to help clients through the COVID-19 economic crisis......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals18 hr. 10 min. ago

China took at least 12 strict measures to control the coronavirus. They could work for the US, but would likely be impossible to implement.

Reuters In China, where the novel coronavirus originated last year, cases of COVID-19 have steadily decli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2020

Industry experts, organizations offer pandemic best practices for Milwaukee-area manufacturers

Day by day, more manufacturers are implementing new policies to increase social distancing, heighten cleaning measures and in some cases, temporarily close operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Milwaukee, Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) closed it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2020

Total Oregon COVID cases spike with 26 new reports

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2020

Covid-19 Deaths In Italy On Track To Pass China As More Countries Close Borders; Confirmed US Cases Climb 50%: Live Updates

Covid-19 Deaths In Italy On Track To Pass China As More Countries Close Borders; Confirmed US Cases Climb 50%: Live Updates Following a barrage of easing measures by global central banks .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 19th, 2020

"Without lockdowns, cases spread rapidly": These charts show how aggressive government intervention works to stop coronavirus outbreaks

REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane New coronavirus infections are doubling every four days around the world. But not in China, which has imposed an extreme lockdown on its citizens. There, cases are declining. West.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2020

Four more cases of COVID-19 identified in Oregon, making 19 cases statewide

The Oregon Health Authority announced four more positive tests for COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total to 19. OHA confirmed a new case each in Polk, Marion, Umatilla and Deschutes counties, none of which involved travel to a country with an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2020

The show must go on: Final Four organizers still preparing for major turnout despite COVID-19

The Final Four is less than four weeks away and organizers say plans remain on track to execute the NCAA’s crown jewel event despite a growing number of coronavirus cases nationwide. The men's NCAA tournament begins on March 17 with the First Four o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2020

COVID-19: 4 new cases found in Oregon, 1 in Clark County, Wash.

Four more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Oregon, health officials announced Saturday, bringing the state's total to seven. The new cases are in Klamath, Jackson and Washington counties, according to the Oregon Health Authority. Three o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2020

Coronavirus likely widespread in Oregon, health officer says

Oregon health officials said Monday the COVID-19 virus is likely widespread in the community, but they assured the public that the state is well prepared to respond. The Oregon Health Authority has identified three presumptive cases of coronavirus.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2020

CBJ Morning Buzz: CLT workers said to have COVID-19 amid growing pressure for protective measures; Local leaders named among influential black execs

While large swaths of the Charlotte-area workforce are figuring out ways to get their jobs done remotely or with new operational protocols — and still others are laid off or furloughed — amid efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals40 min. ago

CenterPoint Energy cuts dividend nearly in half and lowers capex; CFO leaving company

CenterPoint Energy Inc. announced measures to strengthen its financial position, citing the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the energy market and economy. The energy delivery and utilities company said its c.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch3 hr. 10 min. ago

COVID-19 case tally: 941,949 cases globally, 47,522 deaths; US death toll tops 5,000

The number of cases of COVID-19 around the world edged closer to 950,000 on Thursday while the U.S. death toll climbed above 5,000 according to aggregated data from Johns.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch3 hr. 10 min. ago

Coronavirus shuts down Brown-Forman facility

Brown-Forman Cooperage, a Louisville facility where barrels are produced, has been closed after two cases of COVID-19 were confirmed. "Out of an abundance of caution, we have suspended production at the Brown-Forman Cooperage where these employe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals3 hr. 25 min. ago

These are the everyday objects to be wary of touching as the coronavirus spreads, and how to adapt

Mark Lennihan / AP As of April 1, there were 932,605 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 46,181 deaths around the world. A study by The New England Journal of Medicine fro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider10 hr. 10 min. ago

Key question for Amazon: How to keep workers at a safe distance during COVID-19

Amazon says it's taking measures to keep the virus from spreading in its facilities, but small strikes are popping up across the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals10 hr. 10 min. ago

Chinese Coronavirus Infection And Death Numbers False, Says US Intelligence Report

An intelligence report submitted to the White House claims China concealed the true number of COVID-19 cases and deaths. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga10 hr. 55 min. ago