Coronavirus latest updates : U.S. death toll crosses 100, Australia bans all international travel

European nations and the United States are stepping up measures to tackle the spread of coronavirus and counteract its economic impact, as the numbers of deaths and infections continue to grow. In united states death toll surpassed 100 on Tuesday. All 50 states have now reported cases, and the E.U. announced sweeping restrictions on most travel with the 27-country bloc. Trump announces new guidelines for next 15 days

In Wisconsin –
In Wisconsin there are now at least 90 patients who have been diagnosed with active coronavirus. The state released new numbers Tuesday afternoon on a conference call. Officials in Milwaukee, Washington and Fond du Lac counties added to those totals after the call. Wisconsin only updates its total number of cases once at 2 p.m. every day.

67 cases in Ohio, 26 in Kentucky, 30 in Indiana

The coronavirus outbreak is continuing to change everyday life for millions of Americans. Leaders across the county, including the Tri-State area, are implementing measures to stop the spread, shutting down schools and restaurants and canceling events.

1 – In Ohio, As of Tuesday afternoon, 67 people have tested positive for the coronavirus — a major leap from Sunday’s 37

2- Kentucky is also affected. kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has announced 26 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky, with one death. In his daily update Tuesday, Beshear announced an executive order that will close several more businesses across the state as a precaution for COVID-19.

3- Two people in Indiana have died from the coronavirus in two days, state health officials announced Tuesday. The latest person to die was a Johnson County resident in their 60s who had been hospitalized, the Indiana State Department of Health reported Tuesday.

Australia bans all international travel
COVID-19, the disease caused by a newly identified coronavirus first detected in China in December, has rapidly spread across the globe. The World Health Organization has now declared the outbreak a pandemic, saying it expects to see the number of cases and deaths to climb higher. However, WHO also stressed that all countries can still take steps to get the pandemic under control.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced an indefinite ban on international travel across the entire globe for Australian citizens and residents. “Do not go overseas,” Morrison said in a press conference, adding the most cases the nation has seen have been from Australians returning from an international trip.

Australia has also banned non-essential indoor gatherings of 100 or more people, with the outdoor limit still set for 500. Morrison called for hoarders of household goods to stop, labelling them “un-Australian.”

 

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