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After doubts, Puerto Rico says it has approval to use 200,000 coronavirus test kits

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article241675641.html After doubts, Puerto Rico says it has approval to use 200,000 coronavirus test kits By Jim Wyss April 01, 2020 09:33 AM, Updated April 01, 2020 08:37 PM Puerto Rico’s Health Secretary late Wednesday said the federal government had … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico sees largest one-day increase in coronavirus cases as death toll hits 6

Puerto Rico has an older average population than all 50 states.  Why?  Many of the younger ones left to live in the states years ago. https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article241612821.html Puerto Rico sees largest one-day increase in coronavirus cases as death toll hits 6 … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: FEMA cited for costly mistakes during Puerto Rico hurricane

https://justthenews.com/government/federal-agencies/dhs-watchdog-highlights-fema-failures Lessons Learned: FEMA cited for costly mistakes during Puerto Rico hurricane IG says FEMA could have saved time and money using available advance contracts during devastation from Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico devastation from Hurricane Maria (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty … Continue reading

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The Board supports the island as a pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing center

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/theboardsupportstheislandasapharmaceuticalandmedicaldevicemanufacturingcenter-2554067 The Board supports the island as a pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing center The tax agency calls on the island to be considered in any initiative that encourages manufacturing in the United States Thursday, March 19, 2020 – 10:35 … Continue reading

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Coronavirus figures in Puerto Rico for Sunday, March 29 = 5 deaths, 127 positive cases

https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/locales/nota/lascifrasdelcoronavirusenpuertoricoparaeldomingo29demarzo-2556439 Coronavirus figures in Puerto Rico for Sunday, March 29 Two people killed by COVID-19 increases the number of deaths to five, while the total number of positives rose to 127 Sunday, March 29, 2020 – 10:30 AM Updated on: … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Gov Extends Coronavirus Curfew to, at least, April 12, restricts hours further, and restricts all of Sunday

Puerto Rico Gov Expected to Extend Coronavirus Curfew Puerto Rico Gov Expected to Extend Coronavirus Curfew By CyberNews on March 26, 2020 SAN JUAN — Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced hinted that she would announce Thursday afternoon the extension of the … Continue reading

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Curfew hours restricted from 7PM to 5AM & all day Sunday; Nonessential-Business Closure in Puerto Rico Extended to April 12; Cars restricted on roads: open M,W,F for even number plates, T,TH,SAT for odd number plates

Curfew, Nonessential-Business Closure in Puerto Rico Extended to April 12 Curfew, Nonessential-Business Closure in Puerto Rico Extended to April 12 By Caribbean Business on March 26, 2020 Dr. Segundo Rodríguez and Gov. Wanda Vázquez (Courtesy) Island Awaits Order of 3,000 … Continue reading

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