The contest were due to be held on May 7 for 118 councils in England along with eight posts for directly elected mayors, including for the mayor of London. It also warned of "growing risks" to delivering the elections at a time when council workers could have heavier workloads due to people self-isolating and being quarantined because of the virus.
The Edmonton Public Library has closed all 21 of its branches indefinitely because of coronavirus. Library staff will also be helping people fill out the census starting in April. In a release Saturday, the library said it tentatively plans to reopen Monday, April 6 - the same day public schools are now set to resume after two weeks of cancelled classes following March Break.
The new requirement will be in place from midnight Sunday and worldwide cruise ships are banned from docking in Australia for the next 30 days. It could also see further cuts in Australian services by worldwide carriers. He also said new "social distancing" recommendations were coming into force, which would discourage handshakes, and that state governments would enact laws to stop people gathering in large numbers.
Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday, "Not only are we bringing a whole of government approach to confronting the coronavirus, we're bringing an all of America approach". House Democrats and the White House reach a deal on aid for the crisis. Announced earlier this week, this ban previously only blocked travel for foreign nationals from Europe's Schengen Zone, a group of 26 countries with open borders between them.
Fauci was responding to an analysis released by The New York Times detailing the "worst case scenario" estimation of coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and death tolls that could result from the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. "We don't want a lot of people getting infected", he said. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said that visitors from epidemic-affected states travel to other parts of the country and infect people.
People are also being urged only to be tested for the illness if they are experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms and have recently returned from overseas, or have been in contact with a confirmed case. President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for an urgent cabinet meeting on Sunday to explore ways of intensifying measures to contain the outbreak, the ministry said.