Basketball fans saw their fears come true Wednesday night as the NBA suspended the season until further notice. The reason for the seasons suspension was the news that a Utah Jazz player had tested positive for coronavirus.
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The leader of the Lebanese Shi’a terror organization Hezbollah may have been infected with the coronavirus and has been placed under quarantine, along with several other senior members of his group, according to media reports.
President Donald Trump has said that as of Friday, he will suspend all travel from Europe except the United Kingdom in a desperate effort to halt the coronavirus. Trump said there would be limited exceptions to the unprecedented and open-ended travel restriction.
The CUNY and SUNY systems will cancel all in-person classes beginning next week and institute remote learning due to coronavirus fears, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday afternoon. The switch to “distance learning” will begin March 19.
Baruch Hashem, after more than two months of daily learning, participants at the Shain Shul Daf Yomi Shiur were excited to celebrate a grand Siyum on Maseches Brochos. Harav Yaakov Schwei of the Crown Heights Beis Din inspired the assembled crowd with words of Bracha and encouragement to complete many more Masechtos.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced Wednesday evening that no public gatherings of over 100 people would be allowed as Israel tightens restrictions to contain the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus was declared a pandemic Wednesday by the World Health Organization as cases spread to at least 114 countries.
Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida under the leadership of Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz held Purim Megillah reading and party in Edison Mall for the Israeli store owners and employees by day, and a huge party at night for the Southwest Florida Jewish community.
The Chabad community of Melbourne became part of the growing coronavirus pandemic this week, after a teacher returning from the United States was diagnosed with the virus. The local schools canceled classes, and the Rabbonim published a Halachic ruling to help slow the spread of the infection.