Tag: coronavirus

Spielberg-produced mini-series in Mexico put on hold over coronavirus

MEXICO CITY — The filming in Mexico of a big budget Steven Spielberg-produced Amazon mini-series, starring Spanish actor Javier Bardem, has been suspended due to concerns about the coronavirus, according to a letter sent to cast and crew on Friday and seen by Reuters. The production entitled Mexica, which centers on the Spanish conquest of…

World closes borders, restricts travel to contain coronavirus spread

(Reuters) – Countries around the world on Saturday continued to close borders, impose strict entry and quarantine requirements and restrict large gatherings in efforts to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: People wear protective face masks at a residential community following an outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), in downtown Shanghai, China March 13,…

House passes bipartisan coronavirus aid bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved legislation early Saturday to provide direct relief to Americans suffering physically, financially and emotionally from the coronavirus pandemic. President Donald Trump on Friday declared the outbreak a national emergency, freeing up money and resources to fight it, then threw his support behind the congressional aid package. From the Rose…

Raptors travelling party tests negative for coronavirus

Toronto Raptors players and staff who underwent testing for COVID-19 earlier this week are “all currently negative” for the virus, with one result pending, the team said Friday night. The Raptors underwent testing for the novel coronavirus after learning that a player on the Utah Jazz, a team they recently faced, had the virus. “All…