Young people warned to avoid crowds after being seen on Florida beaches

The federal government is working to expedite “self-swab” coronavirus testing kits for people to test themselves at home.
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We are all in this together and we'll come through together. It's the invisible enemy. President from closing the northern border with Canada to all nonessential traffic. And potentially limiting the floral on the border with Mexico. The president today asked why some professional athletes seem to be getting access to the test more easily than other Americans. Howard non citizens of professional athletes getting task while others are waiting in line and can't get them to the well connected go to the front line trio. Love that you'd have to ask them that questioned him in the so I've read. No I wouldn't say so but perhaps it saved in the story of life that does happen on occasion. The federal government now working to make more tests available expediting so called cell swab testing kits to protect health care workers. The kids could be sent home where a patient would do a simple nose swab themselves. Attack would then pick up the sealed sample considered less intrusive than the current test process the president himself. As experience. I can tell you could say did it. But. We have a current prices that did little bit difficult. Across the country people waiting for hours to be tested and then days for results. And just get you more. Reuters and for human Jamal has been homesick for nearly two weeks with her husband and daughter desperate for a test. Sunday. Night. Might. Stop. H euros apiece she finally found a hospital to tester but now the wait for results. Schilling is really nuts current and just need. Greatest sorrows I can't see why do you want to tilt. A New York State the number of cases soaring above 2400. At least sixteen deaths. The governor pushing back against a possible shelter in place. And said issuing an executive order requiring all nonessential businesses to leave 50% of their workers at home. I understand the anxiety I understand the fear but you also have to remember the facts of the situation right. And the facts are still very clear we know what this virus doesn't school. In New York more than 1000 new cases in just the last 24 hours but Governor Cuomo also pointing out. That more than 100 New Yorkers have already been released from the hospital. And tonight we're learning that lawyer epicenter of the outbreak in Westchester County who is in critical condition now seems to be on the road to full recovery. His wife adding on FaceBook that he's awake and alert his first words to her I love you so much. And whit Johnson joins us now from New York City with earlier we heard president trump talk about the defense production act but now he's clarified that statement. Bill Lindsay president trump says that he has already signed did bubble only invoked history and wore a general law in a worst case scenario adding that he's hopeful. There'll be no need. Lindsay aren't we Johnson thanks so much of that.

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