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Dallas County, Texas, Orders Shelter-in-Place in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Dallas County residents are being ordered to stay home as the county struggles to contain the spread of the Chinese coronavirus (COVID-19). The order, effective at 11:59 p.m. Monday night, provides exceptions for “essential work and errands.” Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins (the chief executive officer of the county) issued the order to shelter-in-place on…

Texas Coronavirus-Related Price Gouging Complaints Mounting Despite Threat of Prosecution

Despite a warning by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton that price gouging related to the Chinese coronavirus will be prosecuted, more than 300 complaints have been filed as of Friday. “Any person or business selling goods must be aware that they are prohibited by law from engaging in price gouging if they unreasonably raise the…

Rapid Coronavirus Test Approved by FDA, Results in 45 Minutes

File Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration approved a rapid coronavirus test on Saturday that will deliver results in about 45 minutes. The test will be available in the next few weeks and no training will be necessary to administer the tests. Cepheid, a California-based diagnostic testing company, announced on Saturday…

Mexico Confirms 11 New Coronavirus Cases in 24 Hours – 93 Total

Mexican health officials confirmed 11 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in a 24-hour span, bringing the national total to 93. Currently, Mexico has 206 suspicious cases that could lead to final diagnoses in the next 24 hours. Since the start of the global pandemic, health officials ruled out 672 cases nationally. The announcement…

Biden’s Felon-Only Deportation Plan Will Cause Border Rush, Says BP Union VP

National Border Patrol Council Vice President Chris Cabrera told Breitbart News the “felons only” deportation plan offered by former Vice President Joe Biden will cause a rush to the U.S. The candidate said he would completely halt deportations during his first 100 days and would thereafter only deport felons. “In the first 100 days of…

Previous Deportee with Fake ID Arrested on Greyhound Bus in Arizona, Say Feds

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a Mexican national with fake U.S. identification documents on a Greyhound Bus at an interior immigration checkpoint. The previous deportee is now charged with identity theft. Welton Station Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 8 immigration checkpoint on March 2 boarded a passenger bus for inspection and interviews.…

‘Most Wanted Fugitive’ for California Gang Murder Arrested in Mexico

Police in Michoacán arrested a California gang member listed as a “Most Wanted Fugitive” allegedly hiding from a 2011 gang murder charge. On Tuesday, agents with the Michoacán Attorney General’s Office arrested 26-year-old Tony Aurelio Macias on a warrant for an FBI extradition request out of the Eastern District of California for one count of…

Human Smugglers Leave Injured Migrant to Die in California Canyon

San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a Mexican migrant after he injured his leg in a canyon past the California border with Mexico. Human smugglers abandoned the man after he suffered a “severe leg injury” and left him to die. San Diego Sector agents received a distress call regarding a man stranded in Copper…

Patient Released from Texas Coronavirus Quarantine Later Tests Positive

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials announced on Sunday the release of an individual from isolation in a facility in San Antonio, Texas, after the person twice tested negative for novel Coronavirus. The person subsequently tested “weakly positive” and was taken back into quarantine. Officials said the patient had contact with others during…

U.S. Companies Cancelling Conferences, Restricting Travel Over Coronavirus Concerns

U.S. companies are canceling conferences and restricting business travel amid concerns over the coronavirus. The American Physical Society (APS) canceled a conference scheduled to begin on Monday in Denver, Colorado, over “concerns relating to the spread of the coronavirus disease,” according to a post on its website. The society represents 55,000 members including physicists in academia,…

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