The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed daily trading with gains of 1,985 following President Trump’s address on the Coronavirus outbreak; erasing some of this week’s losses as American businesses react to the disease.
BREAKING: Dow Jones closes up nearly 2,000 points after Pres. Trump outlines new actions to respond to coronavirus outbreak, including private sector partnerships. https://t.co/CCDYzd7eDP pic.twitter.com/4ZooukQTfQ
— ABC News (@ABC) March 13, 2020
“U.S. financial markets bounced back on Friday after the worst loss since 1987, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average surging around 1,980 points, more than 9%, when trading closed,” reports ABC News.
“On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 2,350 points, almost 10%, a day after falling 1,464 points, or 5.86%, as investor anxiety pushed the index into a bear market for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis. Thursday’s losses were the worst since 1987,” adds ABC.
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Source: ABC News
CORONAVIRUS in NYC: Manhattan Woman Diagnosed with Coronavirus After Traveling to Iran
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed the state’s first case of Coronavirus in Manhattan over the weekend; raising health concerns over a potential outbreak in the country’s largest city.
“We have learned of the 1st positive case of COVID-19 in NY. The patient contracted the virus while in Iran & is isolated. There is no reason for undue anxiety—the general risk remains low in NY. We are diligently managing this situation &will provide info as it becomes available,” posted the Governor on social media.
We have learned of the 1st positive case of COVID-19 in NY. The patient contracted the virus while in Iran & is isolated
There is no reason for undue anxiety—the general risk remains low in NY. We are diligently managing this situation &will provide info as it becomes available. pic.twitter.com/rLnObvrg3R
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) March 2, 2020
“The patient has respiratory symptoms, but is not in serious condition and has been in a controlled situation since arriving to New York,” Governor Cuomo said in a statement.
“Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday confirmed New York State’s first case of the coronavirus, saying that a woman contracted the virus while traveling in Iran and is now in New York City isolated in her home,” writes the New York Times. “A woman in her 30s who had traveled in Iran contracted the virus and is now isolated at home.”
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Source: New York Times
'SICKENING': Backlash Grows Against Denver Democrat Who Supported Spreading Coronavirus at MAGA Rallies
Denver’s Democratic Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca is facing a growing backlash on social media this week after calling for those sick with the deadly Coronavirus to intentionally spread the disease at ‘Make America Great Again’ rallies.
“Democrat Denver Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca says that she stands in ‘solidarity’ with someone who says that they if they get the coronavirus that they will attend as many Trump rallies as possible She appears to have made the statement on her government Twitter account,” posted a reporter with the Daily Wire.
These people are sick. https://t.co/74mEIJDOpa
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) March 3, 2020
“These people are sick,” posted Donald Trump Jr.
“This elected Democrat in Colorado doesn’t seem very nice!” the Trump campaign War Room Twitter account posted in response.
— Trump War Room – Text TRUMP to 88022 (@TrumpWarRoom) March 3, 2020
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Source: Fox News