Walmart, Super Markets, and Mom and Pop shops have empty shelves and a small bottle of hand sanitizer is being sold for $50 dollars. Social distancing has been advised and people are starting to implement the practice.
Yesterday, I experienced two examples of behavior I have never seen before. First I had a customer ask me to keep my distance and to leave his order on the ground as he placed the money next to the food. Then I had a delivery to a house when I walked up there was a note taped to the door with money, asking me to ring the bell and leave the food because they were being quarantined. “Times They Are A-Changing…”
Every state except one has a reported case. Over 2,200 people in America have been affected coast to coast. 49 people have passed away, 37 have been from Washington who have reported the most cases at 568.
The World Health Organization labeled COVID-19 an official pandemic. More than 142,000 cases have been confirmed across the globe.
On Friday, Donald Trump declared a national emergency, which in turn frees up $50 billion in federal resources to fight back against the outbreaks.
“No resource will be spared, nothing whatesoever.”
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(Cover photo and source CNN, videos courtesy of BBC and South China Morning Post)