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Coronavirus: quarantined evacuees in California issue demands for better oversight

After a patient who tested positive was mistakenly released from isolation at the San Diego military base, residents want more testing

Coronavirus evacuees being held in a southern California quarantine have released a petition of demands calling for better oversight in the center where they are staying, after an infected patient was mistakenly released from isolation and back into the general quarantine population.

Hundreds of American evacuees from China have been flown to military bases in Texas, California, and Nebraska for a minimum quarantine of two weeks as the coronavirus continues to spread. That includes about 200 people who are currently in the state-mandated quarantine at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.

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Virginia House passes bill to give electoral votes to popular vote winner – CNN

  1. Virginia House passes bill to give electoral votes to popular vote winner  CNN
  2. Virginia House approves ‘assault weapons’ ban  Fox News
  3. Virginia Senate advances bill allowing driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants  CNN
  4. Virginia Democrats pass draconian, ineffective bill banning ‘assault weapons’  Washington Examiner
  5. Red-flag gun bill advances toward decisive House floor vote  Washington Post
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Coronavirus: ‘Pariah’ cruise ship rejected by five ports docks at last – BBC News

  1. Coronavirus: ‘Pariah’ cruise ship rejected by five ports docks at last  BBC News
  2. Coronavirus and cruises: Holland America ship Westerdam arrives in Cambodia  USA TODAY
  3. 2000 People Are Stranded on a U.S. Cruise Ship After 4 Countries Reject Entry Over Coronavirus Fears  PEOPLE.com
  4. Floating for two weeks: passenger describes life onboard cruise ship refused to port  Guardian News
  5. Carnival cruise ship rejected by 5 nations on coronavirus fears has finally found a port to dock in  Fortune
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Coronavirus death toll leaps in China’s Hubei province – Reuters

  1. Coronavirus death toll leaps in China’s Hubei province  Reuters
  2. How the coronavirus outbreak likely started with a bat  Vox.com
  3. Coronavirus live updates: China shakes up political ranks over handling of emergency  The Washington Post
  4. Coronavirus is a bigger threat than terrorism: World Health Organization  New York Post
  5. Coronavirus outbreak ‘just beginning’ outside China, says expert  Reuters
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