The stay at home order will require everyone to remain at home, with the exception for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store, accessing health-care services, exercise, and essential work. According to the province, all non-essential construction is further restricted, including below-grade construction. "Hospitals are in the process of being overwhelmed, and long-term care homes are in the grips of a deadly crisis".
Anxious because of what we saw in the spring, some police and other government officials took their power too far with people getting tickets for doing push-ups alone in a park. The restricted hours of operation do not apply to stores that primarily sell food, pharmacies, gas stations, convenience stores, and restaurants for takeout or delivery..
On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran of having secret ties with the terrorist al-Qaeda network and imposed new sanctions on several senior Iranian officials. He also announced a reward of up to $7 million under for information leading to location or identification of Iran based al Qaeda leader Muhammad Abbatay - also known as Abd al-Rahman al-Maghrebi.
On Twitter, he said, "The US political opportunism of this action is recognized by anyone with an honest regard for the scourge of terrorism and its victims". But that stance may have cost him heavily in Florida, where a strong bloc of voters with ties to Cuba and Venezuela are credited with helping Mr. Trump easily carry the state in November.
Taiwan, meanwhile, has welcomed the news from Washington , with Foreign Minister Joseph Wu saying during a press conference that "Taiwan-US relations have been elevated to a global partnership" with this move. Taiwan has spent four years in the foreign policy limelight under U.S. President Donald Trump . Screenshot of Pompeo's decision on interactions with China's Taiwan region.
Later, the NHC said in a statement that a total of 115 new confirmed cases were reported in the mainland compared with 55 a day earlier. The five million population of Langfang, a city in Hebei located 50 miles south of Beijing, was ordered into a strict seven-day lockdown on Tuesday.