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Columbia University converting soccer stadium into coronavirus field hospital

Columbia University is converting its upper Manhattan soccer stadium into a field hospital for the coronavirus pandemic. The domed facility at 218th Street in Inwood, known as the Bubble, will house up to 288 patients with mild COVID-19 symptoms beginning early next week, the university announced Thursday. “Creating a medical treatment facility inside a dome …

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President Trump and Coronavirus Task Force give updates on coronavirus pandemic | USA TODAY

The United States has surpassed 15,000 deaths from the coronavirus as cases continue to increase, while more than 24,000 people have recovered nationwide. We’re on-screen live tweeting during the coronavirus task force briefing to give you more context from USA TODAY’s reporting. Follow along: https://twitter.com/usatodayDC/status/1247278311413342208 RELATED: Service workers discuss their struggles in new economy under pandemic | …

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Trump Keeps Talking. Some Republicans Don’t Like What They’re Hearing.

WASHINGTON — In his daily briefings on the coronavirus, President Trump has brandished all the familiar tools in his rhetorical arsenal: belittling Democratic governors, demonizing the media, trading in innuendo and bulldozing over the guidance of experts. It’s the kind of performance the president relishes, but one that has his advisers and Republican allies worried. …

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President Trump mulling second coronavirus task force, reports say

WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to announce the creation of a second coronavirus task force focused on reopening the nation’s battered economy, according to reports. The smaller task force would run alongside the existing operation[1] headed by Vice President Mike Pence, which has been focused on delivering urgently needed medical supplies to the states[2] …

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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson out of intensive care but remains in hospital – BBC News

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care but remains in hospital, Downing Street has said. Mr Johnson has been receiving treatment for coronavirus at St Thomas’ Hospital in London since Sunday. No 10 said he “has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward, where he will receive …

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As the Pandemic Rages, the Trump Administration Monitors Our Feelings

WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services’ preparedness and response division[1] is confronting the deadliest pandemic in a century, and its leaders want to know how America is feeling. In a series of slides dated Monday[2] and obtained by The New York Times, the department’s assistant secretary for preparedness and response presented a …

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Coronavirus: Why are football teams in Belarus still playing? – BBC News

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has resisted calls for a nationwide lockdown, calling fears of the coronavirus epidemic “psychosis” and suggesting vodka or a sauna would help. So as football leagues across Europe have shut down for safety, teams in Belarus are playing on. The country’s little-known league is now surging in popularity worldwide as match-hungry …

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