Dozens of passengers test positive for COVID on flight from India to Hong Kong

At least 53 passengers on an Indian airline flight from Delhi to Hong Kong this month reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 – after everyone aboard had tested negative within 72 hours prior to departure. The Vistara airline plane — which landed in Hong Kong on April 4 — can hold 188 passengers, but officials in the territory did not announce Tuesday how many were aboard … Continue reading Dozens of passengers test positive for COVID on flight from India to Hong Kong

Disneyland closes due to coronavirus outbreak

Disney is closing Disneyland, its flagship theme park in Anaheim, California, due to the coronavirus outbreak. The closure of Disneyland follows the company shuttering some of its parks overseas because of the virus. Disney (DIS)’s theme parks in Shanghai and Hong Kong, for example, were closed earlier this year due to the outbreak.–This is a developing story. Continue reading Disneyland closes due to coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus updates: Death toll hits 811, surpasses SARS deaths

By NBC News • Global death toll rises to at least 811 as confirmed cases reach more than 37,100 in mainland China • One American is dead and there are at least 12 confirmed cases of the virus in the United States as of Saturday morning. • Epidemic is “far from over,” World Health Organization warns. • A 60-year-old U.S. citizen with coronavirus died Thursday in Wuhan, … Continue reading Coronavirus updates: Death toll hits 811, surpasses SARS deaths