Italy, with by far the most deaths from COVID-19, surpassed China and the U.S. to also record the most infections in the world. With numbers rising in the U.S., though, the grim distinction could be temporary.
The number of coronavirus infections were set to top a half-million worldwide on Thursday as both Italy and the United States appeared poised to surpass China, where the pandemic began, and Spain’s death toll climbed to more than 4,000.
Following the announcement of a statewide “stay at home” order, the chief physician executive for New Hanover Regional Medical Center says it’s a step in the right direction, but is encouraging the community to abide by its terms before it goes into effect Monday evening.
Vivian Howard is back. Nearly 18 months after ending her award-winning PBS show "A Chef’s Life", Howard is launching a new six-part series called "Somewhere South", while also trying to guide her restaurants through the difficult economic conditions brought on by the coronavirus epidemic.
While the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, it can lead to more severe illnesses, including pneumonia and death for some, like those who are older or have underlying health issues.
More than 20 states in the U.S. have issued some kind of stay at home or shelter in place order since the COVID-19 pandemic. North Carolina is not one of them, despite Mecklenburg County officials issuing a stay at home order locally. Two state leaders are at odds over issuing a statewide order.
A record 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment just last week. While many in Southeastern North Carolina have been hit hard by the economic impacts of the Coronavirus, there are some job sectors that are thriving.