A Whole Foods employee working at one of its grocery stores in New York City tested positive for the coronavirus and was placed in quarantine, a spokeswoman for the Amazon.com Inc-owned company said on Thursday.
Joining the ranks of corporations responding in various drastic ways to the coronavirus pandemic, Apple announced today that online iPhone purchases will be limited to two per customer until further notice.
In a moment that made breathtaking history, California governor Gavin Newsom put the entire state under quarantine and ordered its 40 million residents to remain in their homes for the foreseeable future. Newsom described the unprecedented action as an urgent attempt to keep the coronavirus infection rate from spiraling out of control in the nation’s most populous state.
Faced with a nationwide shortage of medical face masks and the U.S. government’s failure to provide first responders and healthcare workers with masks from its federal stockpile of 30 million, hospitals in the Seattle area have begun sewing their own face masks from plastic sheets.