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According to analysts, Norwegian cruise investors can blame the CDC for extended cruise closures

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. shares and other cruise companies fell on Wednesday after Norwegian extended the suspension of ship departures by at least two months. However, Instinet analyst Harry Curtis said investors should blame the government, not the company. Norwegian announced late Tuesday that the cruise would be discontinued until September 30, and will also cancel some departures until …

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De Blasio relies on an adjutant who saw “no proof” closures

When Mayor Bill de Blasio resisted calls to cancel large gatherings and slow the spread of the Coronavirus in New York City in March, he found behind-the-scenes support through a trustworthy voice: the head of his public hospital system, Dr. Mitchell Katz. There was “no evidence that closures help stop the spread,” wrote Dr. Katz in an email to the …

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Protest against O.C. Beach closures: demonstrators confront the police

Surfers hopped fences. Walkers strolled with their dogs. Parking lots became a place for political debates. This was the scene on Saturday along the Orange County coast in the midst of a growing debate about beach closures to reduce the threat of the corona virus. The actions are in conflict with the instructions issued by Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday …

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“Quarantine fatigue” sets in as data show that people have been traveling more since the closures began

Researchers say “quarantine fatigue” sets in as more and more Americans go outside, even though orders to stay at home were placed in mid-March due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. A review of smartphone data shows that there was a slight nationwide shift in the week of April 13, researchers at the Maryland Transportation Institute at the University of …

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The governor instructs sheriffs to enforce business closures

Governor Brian Kemp hired state sheriffs on Friday to help enforce his shelter policy. In fact, sheriffs were commissioned by Kemp to act against organizations, corporations, and nonprofits that oppose the governor’s order to curb the spread of the novel corona virus. CONNECTION: Conversely, Kemp sets strict limits for new COVID projections The police are reluctant to enforce social distance …

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Travel restrictions, diverted medical care, park closures

Stories about the coronavirus pandemic can be read free of charge as a public service at tampabay.com/coronavirus. If this reporting is important to you, you can support local journalism by subscribing to the Tampa Bay Times at tampabay.com/subscribe. • • • Friday brought news of 714 more confirmed cases of coronavirus across Florida and increased the nationwide number to 3,198 …

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Maria fire: evacuation orders, emergency shelters and road closures

The Maria Fire burns south of Santa Paula in Ventura County. The fast-moving fire has set fire to 4,000 acres and threatens parts of Somis, an agricultural community. Evacuations For the area south of South Mountain Road and north of Highway 118, from West Los, evacuation orders are off Angeles Avenue east to Balcom Canyon Road. That is more than …

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