President Trump warned the American public that the next two weeks could be "very painful" as cases continue to grow across the country.
As the COVID-19 pandemic is felt around the globe, many Americans are finding themselves stranded abroad. During this Sunday's NPR Weekend Edition, hear how Global Guardian and the State Department are working together to help US citizens return home. For the full clip, click here.
The U.S. overtook China for the most confirmed COVID-19 cases after a 17,000-case spike on 26 March. The U.S. now has over 85,000 confirmed cases, outpacing Italy and Spain as well. New York has the most cases, primarily due to high rates of testing - the state accounts for almost half of the total cases in the U.S.
As borders close and travel restrictions increase to try and limit the spread of COVID-19, Global Guardian is stepping in to get stranded Americans back home safely. Read the news coverage below and learn more about how our team continues to navigate these unprecedented times.
The number of confirmed cases in the U.S. is over 55,000 and growing fast. As a result of this rapid growth, at least 17 states have issued stay-at-home or de-facto shelter-in-place orders: Washington, Oregon, New Mexico, Wisconsin, Indiana, West Virginia, Louisiana, Connecticut, New Jersey, Ohio, California, Illinois, New York, Delaware, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Hawaii.
McLean, VA – March 23, 2020 – Global Guardian, the preeminent provider of international security services for corporate and family travelers, utilized their Emergency Evacuation services to quickly and safely evacuate 144 Americans out of Roatan, Honduras, on Sunday, March 22, 2020. The request from private citizens came as Americans have found themselves stranded as a result of heightened travel restrictions and border closures due to COVID-19.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the governors of California and New York announced a statewide order for all residents to stay at home except for essential needs.