The massive number of people are now able to recover from the new virus, i.e., CoVid-19. According to the World Health Organization, people with mild illness improve in about two weeks, while those with more severe disease may take three to six weeks to recover.
As coronavirus spreads, the latest organization of an East Bay area retirement community with over 9,000 residents and the California Pops orchestra have postponed gatherings and events on Sunday.
The Orchestra pursues in the footsteps of the San Francisco Symphony, which on Sunday canceled programs scheduled through March 2020. It is the first cancellation for the Pops of a planned Sunday show, in its entire history.
The Orchestra made its decision aftermath a flood of calls from worried patrons. The health department has warned people over 50 and those with a primary health condition against attending concerts to avoid being exposed to the virus.
Pops conductor Kim Venaas said that “our Shows should be full of happiness, but most folks are worrying. We are sorry to have to do this, but given the health assets, there was no other choice. It was the correct thing to do.”
The American Little League canceled its opening ceremonies on Saturday in San Jose.
CoVid-19 effects Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade
According to the trip, Savy Boston Mayor Walsh Canceled the city’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on 9th March. Which hosts around 600,000 to 1M attendances every year.
Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade, scheduled for 3/15/20, is being cancelled. This decision is being made out of an abundance of caution to ensure that we are doing what is needed to keep the residents of Boston safe and healthy. pic.twitter.com/JzO9v4LZHH
— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) March 9, 2020
The Rossmoor retirement association in Walnut Creek also expressed an advisory to it about 9,000 residents canceling the programs on Sunday.
Later a recommendation from the Contra Costa Country Health department, The Golden Rain Foundation, which operates Rossmoor canceled a women’s conference scheduled on Monday and many more sponsored movie events at the retirement community.
The county stated that there are not well-known persons at Rossmoor infected with the coronavirus. Still, given the higher risk of adults over 50 from CoVid-19, the retirement community has decided to cancel the shows as a precautionary measure.
The retirement community also canceled a concert on Sunday and a dance event Saturday. “Golden Rain Foundation takes health and resident safety seriously,” representatives said in a press conference. And the decision to cancel the events was later extended from the discussions with Contra Costa Public Health officials. The cancellations come a day after different organizations, including the Cinequest, the San Francisco Ballet, and others have rescheduled or Scrapped events scheduled before.
Religious institutions across the Bay were also making living quatres to serve residents while aiming to decrease the spread of coronavirus. Following the recommendations from Santa Clara County, public health officials, San Jose Diocese Bishop Oscar Cantu, granted those at a higher risk of contracting the virus a special exception to stay home from the mass for the time being.
Cantu stated in a statement that “In light of the delicate situation we are facing at this time, I dispense persons falling into the categories of greater risk from attending Mass.” And also, “We will continue to observe the precautions advised by our public health service to protect ourselves and our sisters and brothers.”
The Diocese of Monterey declared on Sunday that it would demonstrate the sign of peace with handshakes, hand-holding during the Lord’s Prayer, the distribution of wine, and the receiving of the host on the tongue at communion.
In Los Altos Hills, on Friday Congregation Beth Ama canceled its Shabbat services. Instead, they held them via live-stream so people could still participate virtually.
Rabbi Janet Marder stated in a note to the congregation that “The health, safety, and well-being of all those in our association must always be our priority, and our highest value, as Jews, must be to choose life and protect life.”