Spot gold just broke through the $1,650 / oz mark on Thursday as fears of a new outbreak of pneumonia raised risk aversion in Asia. The dollar index briefly fell below 99 in early trading. The first known case of new coronavirus infection in the United States has been reported. President Trump has said a new outbreak of coronavirus could become very serious in the United States. The latest figures show that there were 334 new cases of coronavirus in South Korea, bringing the total to 1,595.
The first case of a new coronavirus in the United States has been traced to an unknown source. Mr. Trump said the outbreak could become very serious
In early trading in Asia, the U.S. centers for disease control and prevention (CDC) reported the first case of a new coronavirus infection in the United States from an unknown source, the Washington post reported.
U.S. stock futures fell in early trading, with the s&p 500 down as much as 1 percent in March. Spot gold rose more than $5 a Troy ounce to $1, 647.90. The dollar index quickly fell about 15 points in the short term, briefly falling below the 99 mark.
In the spot session, spot gold gained strength again, just above the $1,650 / oz mark and peaking at $1,651.30 / oz.
There have been 60 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States. A new case of coronary pneumonia has been confirmed in the United States, health and human services secretary raza azar said Wednesday.
The centers for disease control and prevention said Wednesday that six new cases of coronary pneumonia have emerged among U.S. citizens evacuated from the diamond princess cruise ship.
So far, a total of 15 new cases of coronary pneumonia have been found in the United States, including 42 confirmed cases from the Japanese “diamond princess” cruise ship and 3 from Chinese evacuees in wuhan.
A new case of coronary pneumonia has been confirmed in the United States, bringing the total number of cases in the United States to 60, the Washington post reported Tuesday. The us centers for disease control and prevention (CDC) did not specify how the case was infected, the Washington post said.
A new case of coronary pneumonia diagnosed on February 26 has not recently left the United States and has not been in contact with any of the confirmed cases, the CDC said.
According to a CDC official, the patient is from northern California and officials are tracking all of the patient’s recent contacts.
CDC principal deputy director Anne schuchat urged americans and the country’s schools and businesses to prepare for the new outbreak. “we expect to see more cases. Now is a good time to prepare.”
US President Donald trump and officials from the CDC attended a press conference at 6:30 p.m. local time (7:30 a.m. Beijing time) to discuss the spread of the new coronavirus.
Mr Trump said the risk of the new coronavirus infecting the us was “very low”. However, Mr Trump also said there were plans for a greater quarantine if necessary.
He added: “we are ready to take steps and when the disease spreads, we are ready to do whatever we have to do if it spreads.”
Mr. Trump said the new outbreak of pneumonia had the potential to become very serious in the United States, but stopping it was not inevitable. Trump appointed vice President mike pence to be in charge of “fighting the epidemic” and preventing its spread in the United States.
The U.S. centers for disease control and prevention on Tuesday stepped up its call for the public to begin preparing for a possible new coronavirus pandemic in the United States. The national center for immunization and respiratory diseases, part of the U.S. centers for disease control and prevention, said Tuesday it expects the new outbreak to spread widely in the U.S. The announcement came after the White House sent a letter to congress seeking emergency funding of about $1.8 billion.
In telephone briefing held in 25, the United States centers for disease control and subordinate Nancy, director of the national center for immunization and respiratory diseases, mei said SONY is expected to appear in the United States the outbreak spread wide range, only problem is that when, but also said that how the government to the threat of epidemic is still not completely sure. He called on U.S. businesses, schools and communities to prepare for a possible outbreak. She also said future outbreaks in the United States would cause serious disruption to People’s Daily lives.
There were 334 new cases of coronavirus in South Korea, bringing the total to 1,595
South Korea has confirmed 334 new cases of coronary pneumonia, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,595, as of 9 am Thursday, compared with 4 PM the previous day, according to the ministry of epidemic prevention of the central committee of the Republic of Korea (rok). Among them, a total of 1017 cases were confirmed in daegu.
Of the 334 new confirmed cases, the majority remained concentrated in daegu and gyeongsang beidao districts, with 307 in daegu and 4 in gyeongsang beidao districts. So far, the total number of confirmed cases has exceeded 1,000 in daegu, 1017, and 321 in gyeongsang north province.
South Korea has confirmed its 13th death from a new coronavirus, the city of daegu said Wednesday.
Jin Gangli, head of the ministry of South Korea’s central disaster safety countermeasures, said on Wednesday that the government will outbreak raised to the highest level of “severe” early warning, and implementation of amendment for collective activity, the use of public facilities of guidelines, advised people to suspend gathered indoors or in crowded outdoor activities, also avoid dinner, tourism and other private together.
South Korea will use all available resources to address the severe shortage of designated hospital beds in the hardest-hit daegu area, prime minister ding see-kyu said on February 27, according to CCTV news.
South Korean prime minister Kim seung-joon arrived in daegu on Sunday afternoon, where he is to direct the outbreak of the new coronary pneumonia.
The joint command of South Korea and the United States officially announced on February 27 that the joint military exercises scheduled for early march will be postponed.
According to chinanews.com on February 26, south Korean media reported that a soldier at the us military base in north gyeongsang province, South Korea, was confirmed to have contracted pneumonia. It is believed to be the first time a us soldier serving in South Korea has been diagnosed.
The yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday that 3.5 million face masks were being supplied to the public every day from Thursday through public outlets such as pharmacies, and face masks were being provided to the hard-hit Daegu area and the frontline of the epidemic.
On February 25, local time, South Korean President moon Jae-in arrived in Daegu to personally chair the emergency meeting. Moon said the outbreak had been on the rise in South Korea this week and must be stopped.
The new coronavirus (covid-19) has a fatality rate of about 1 percent in South Korea, with the majority of deaths occurring in elderly patients or those with underlying diseases, jeong young-kyung, head of the central government’s response department, told a news conference on Wednesday.