Travelers from NYC told to quarantine, Congress agrees on $2 trillion aid deal, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
March 25, 2020 - 10:30AM

Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, urges anyone who leaves or passes through New York City to put themselves into quarantine for 14 days (The New York Times) 

The White House and Congress agreed on a $2 trillion government relief deal to prop up the economy and support hospitals confronting the pandemic (The New York Times)

The number of homeless with coronavirus in city shelters more than doubled over the weekend (The City)

In a national survey by RentCafe, 56 percent of rental apartment seekers say they are still planning on moving (press release)

Construction workers are still expected to report to work during the coronavirus pandemic (The City) 

County records offices are closing across the U.S., halting title searches and deed filings (The New York Times) 






Austin Havens-Bowen

Austin Havens-Bowen


Austin Havens-Bowen is a writer and reporter. He previously covered local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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