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>> look at the matterhorn looking so majestic on this friday. >> it did look good. that was a good morning, america. the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the nation. cases closing in on 500,000 in the u.s. hospitals overwhelmed, forced to move patients to larger facilities. a doctor in new york city who survived covid-19 has an important warning for young people. >> it's very hard to predict who is going to get very sick and who is not. >> and the deadliest day yet for new york. governor andrew cuomo urging people to stay the course. >> we have to stay prepared for what could come down the road. >> he joins us live on "gma" with the latest from america's epicenter. new hope for normalcy. the covid-19 testing project under way at top speed that checks thousands of people for antibodies. the latest on the test, as simple as a finger prick. but who will get it?
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churches coast to coast planning in-person easter sunday services despite stay-at-home orders, pitting pastors and parishioners against police. how you can worship safely. we're hearing from bishop michael curry and hillsong's pastor carl lentz on this good friday. holiday weekend severe weather. the tornado threat for easter sunday. where the storms are headed and how bad they could be. we're tracking the latest. abc news exclusive. the emotional interview with one woman who triumphed over coronavirus. the new york mother with no underlying medical conditions tells us how she beat covid-19 after getting that standing ovation from doctors and nurses when she finally left the hospital. >> knowing that they cared that much to be there to, you know, to say that good-bye was wonderful. >> why her story is a cautionary tale for so many. her powerful message this morning. ♪ 'cause i'm gonna stand by you ♪ and paying it forward.
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the small business saved by our "deals & steals" now giving back with an unbelievable donation to a hospital on the front lines. >> all: thank you. and nba superstar steph curry pulling off the surprise of a lifetime for a health care hero on the front lines. how she looks to the warrior for inspiration. good morning, america. it's good to be with you on this good friday morning. it's great to have george joining us from home as we get ready for a holiday weekend. >> that's right. we have passover celebrations under way right now, and easter sunday, of course, coming up. there is a lot to be thankful for, and as we see cities coast to coast glowing with that gratitude right there. you see new york, and there is dallas lit up in blue, and los angeles doing the very same. beautiful. kansas city also lit up in blue
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for the evening and niagara falls there, indianapolis aslo doing it. so many others taking part in the light it blue campaign all to honor the essential workers out there, a beautiful tribute for all of our heroes in the fight against covid-19. george. >> they are on the front lines every hour of every day right now. we are so grateful for them and here are the latest numbers on the emergency here in the united states right now. more than 460,000 cases of covid-19. 16,000 deaths. 26,000 americans have recovered. and in new york state alone there are more than 160,000 cases. coming up, i am going to be talking to governor andrew cuomo in our next hour. michael. and george, we're going to begin our coverage this morning in new york with whit johnson who starts us off at mount sinai hospital. good morning, whit. >> reporter: michael, good morning to you. in new york state, the number of people being admitted into the icus is the lowest it's been in three weeks, but the governor
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says that high death rate lags behind as some patients who have been hospitalized for an extended period of time continue to lose their battle with the virus. this morning, a painful pattern as the death toll in new york state continues to eclipse the day before. coronavirus killing nearly 800 people in just 24 hours. the governor urging new yorkers to stay the course, despite a lower rate of hospitalizations. >> we're in a battle, right, but this is about a war. we have to stay prepared for what could come down the road. >> reporter: in that battle to save lives, doctors are deploying a rare treatment for covid patients. inside this icu at maimonides hospital in brooklyn. >> making considerably more progress. >> reporter: heart surgeon dr. paul saunders, a covid survivor himself, now back on the job using a therapy called echmo temporarily drawing blood out of the body to help oxygenate red blood cells in patients whose
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lungs aren't functioning. >> in the current epidemic it is used as a last resort when ventilators aren't enough. >> reporter: some patients in their 30s and 40s. >> we definitely are seeing people who are young with no medical problems coming in and getting very, very sick and it's very hard to predict who is going to get very sick and who is not. >> reporter: overwhelmed hospitals moving patients to bigger facilities, stacking them on bunks in large trucks to be transported. despite growing calls for an expanded nationwide testing system, president trump insisting it's not necessary before re-opening the country. >> we're talking about 325 million people and that's not going to happen, as you can imagine, and it would never happen with anyone else either. >> reporter: the pandemic sweeping across america. in texas, the number of cases topping 10,000. about 200 deaths as concerns grow of a possible new hot spot. in richmond, virginia, 39 residents dying in just one nursing home. >> it appears it's a death trap.
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it appears that way. in the sense that we can't see them, we can't go and take them out. >> reporter: and in chicago overnight, a second death among cook county jail inmates. hundreds of inmates and officers within cook county now testing positive. and there's the economic toll. mounting frustration and uncertainty for millions of americans filing for unemployment waiting for their stimulus checks as nearly 17 million are now out of work. >> we can't get the answers that we need, so it's getting really scary when may -- all the bills come due in may, i don't know what we're going to do. >> reporter: now some businesses doing their part through the crisis. the four seasons flagship hotel in new york city opening its doors to house medical workers. emergency room doctor and mother dara cass, a covid survivor herself, says the stay is a relief to her and her family. >> knowing that i have a safe
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and secure place to stay, and my family could come home as well was basically indescribable. >> reporter: and stories of recovery from all over the country. a cheerful send-off for this elderly couple admitted to this hospital in west kendall, florida two weeks ago finally headed home. new data this week shows minority communities continue to be hit the hardest so governor cuomo announced five new testing sites to go into those neighborhoods across new york city to help collect information and create policies to fix the problem. michael. >> hopefully that will help, whit. thank you so much. as we just saw the state of things in new york, george, you will talk to governor andrew cuomo about it later in the show. >> yeah, he's been leading that effort every single day. we move overseas where abc news is on the scene in wuhan as that china's ground zero for the pandemic tries to get back to normal and in london where prime minister boris johnson is out of intensive care this morning and in good spirits.
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james longman is in london with the latest. good morning, james. >> reporter: good morning, george. he is out of the icu, still in the hospital but hopefully on the mend. a big relief for the united kingdom. in china, yes, wuhan has finally come out of its lockdown, 11 long weeks, but we are getting a glimpse of what the easing and lockdown could look like for us when our lockdowns are finally over. this morning, after 76 days of lockdown, the streets of wuhan are open again. long lines forming at airports and train stations as thousands can at last leave the city. >> ladies and gentlemen, our train will still arrive at wuhan railway station. >> reporter: this time lapse showing how quickly morning traffic returned, unimaginable just a few months ago. but the infamous seafood market where the infection broke out still a no go zone. the city of 11 million was the original epicenter of the covid-19 crisis, the first case detected late last year but now only three infections have been reported the past three weeks. as ever in china surveillance is
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still in place. local police say these new helmets deployed to transit hubs can scan temperatures of more than 100 passengers in just two minutes. it's a bold claim and unclear how well they work. for those catching flights or trains, protective gear still keeps this invisible enemy at bay. this elaborate light show at the yangzee river was a celebration to honor health care workers. the temperature checks beforehand a reminder of the danger they battled against. >> i didn't realize i would be in quarantine for 67 days. >> reporter: mark wetton after months in isolation has finally bought his ticket to return to the u.s. >> wuhan is definitely opening up. people just really did a good job of obeying and doing what they needed to do. >> reporter: and a sign of how difficult it is to control this virus, wuhan might be opening up but another town in china is now going into lockdown. it's about 1,600 miles away from wuhan and they've detected
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covid-19 in chinese nationals returning to the town, george. >> and, james, we are seeing other hot spots crop up around the world. >> reporter: yeah, that's right. different countries are taking kind of a different tact to this. japan has seen a big spike in cases and they declared a state of national emergency. spain now, though, is starting to see an end. the prime minister there saying they are now controlling the fire that is coronavirus, although they are extending their lockdown by a further two weeks, george. >> james longman, thanks very much. amy. all right, george. now to new testing set to begin in los angeles. randomly selected residents will get an antibody test to determine if they already had coronavirus and are now immune. kaylee hartung joins us now from los angeles with more on if this could help us get back to a normal way of life. good morning, kaylee. >> reporter: good morning, amy. today in los angeles, researchers are taking matters into their own hands in the fight against covid-19.
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all it will take is a prick of your finger. the information gathered could be key to better understanding this disease and may be helpful in getting people back to work. drive-through testing sites have popped up across the country, but not like this. in california, a project under way to check thousands of people for antibodies to covid-19. the test is as simple as a finger prick. >> our test can give us a very clear sense of what's happening in the population. >> reporter: two bold doctors teaming up, one from stanford, one from usc, forging ahead with a volunteer army to test their communities for antibodies. >> i think we have to be as proactive as possible because every week we wait, there are millions of people who are losing their jobs. there are millions of people who are anxious about what's going on. and we are making a lot of policy decisions without really understanding this disease. >> reporter: testing began last weekend in northern california where more than 3,000 people had their blood sample taken.
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now doctor neeraj sood and his team will begin testing in los angeles today. he spoke with diane sawyer. >> six sites in los angeles county, 1,200 people about to be tested. what are you feeling right now? >> i am excited, as well as a little bit nervous. i want to make sure we are able to do this successfully. >> reporter: this tester from the team at stanford. >> one of the tools you can use is this test which can tell, you know, have you been exposed in the past as opposed to some of the tests that we were doing originally which was focused on do you have it right now? >> reporter: antibody testing is just one component in the formula that could help us get back on a path to normalcy. these california doctors tell diane they hope that the information they gather can help alleviate some of that anxiety and uncertainty that we're all feeling and they want to make a difference in how policy is made
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moving forward. results from both of these testing sites are coming soon and, michael, we look forward to being able to share those with you. >> a lot of anxious people waiting for those results. thank you so much, kaylee. this easter sunday some churches will open their doors to worshippers defying stay-at-home orders and pitting pastors and parishioners against police. abc's t.j. holmes is ka trcathedral in services will be streamed online instead. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning to you. that is time, people are turning to faith for hope. they want a message of hope and places like st. patrick's church across the country will be empty on easter. it seems unimaginable but necessary at this time but despite a pandemic, some pastors still plan to pack the pews this sunday. determined and defiant, some churches across the country from georgia to louisiana vowing to hold in-person easter services despite stay-at-home orders. >> they're trying to take down our great nation by shutting the
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doors to the church, but we will not let them. nothing is going to detour that easter sunday service from occurring. >> reporter: pastor tony spell of louisiana's life tabernacle church says the right to assemble is god given and even though he's faced charges for defying the governor's orders for people to stay home and not assemble in large groups, he's still holding massive gatherings. more than 1,200 showed up to his palm sunday service last weekend. >> i'm hungry spiritually. i'm not scared of this virus and if it's my time it's my time. life goes on. >> reporter: now easter sunday could be a showdown between pastors and police. >> tony spell needs to abide by the law. a week ago we charged him with six counts of violation of the governor's emergency order six-foot rule. >> reporter: the battle in kansas might be headed to court. democratic governor laura kelly announced she's suing republican
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lawmakers who are trying to override her order prohibiting gatherings of mother than ten people effectively limiting easter sunday services. >> we do not have time to play political games during a pandemic. >> reporter: this as top religious leaders around the globe find ways to practice their faith and keep the faithful safe. pope francis streaming holy thursday mass in a nearly empty st. peter's basilica. jewish worshippers holding passover seders on zoom. ♪ >> reporter: hillsong pastor carl lentz who battled coronavirus himself, plans to livestream his easter service for his hundreds of thousands of followers. >> we don't feel like this guideline from our government is restricting our ability to worship at all. church is way more than a building anyway. >> reporter: reverend michael curry, the presiding bishop of the episcopal church, says you can still worship god and love thy neighbor by keeping thy distance. >> do you think that it makes any sense for anybody to be having church service on sunday?
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>> this is one time when i believe that, frankly, we are doing god's will by not going to church. right now, not being in public gatherings, if you will, is one way we can show love for our neighbor. >> reporter: police aren't expected to necessarily bust up that church service on sunday in louisiana, rather just collect evidence for possibly prosecution later and, stra and robach, reverend curry does have a message for everyone about this idea of churches not being on the list of essential businesses in many places. he's saying, absolutely church is an essential business. it's just not essential that you physically be in it during a pandemic. >> yeah, i love what he said. that's how you love thy neighbor by not spreading the virus even if you don't know you have it, you could. t.j., thank you so much. from reverend curry to steph curry, how about that? you like that transition? we have a wonderful moment from nba superstar steph curry pulling off an epic facetime surprise for shelby delaney, a nurse in the intensive care unit at the summit medical center in
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oakland who is a big fan of the warriors. take a look at what happened. >> i can't thank god enough for what you're doing and just the sacrifice, the selflessness, the way that everybody's coming together. thank you so much for what you do, your heart, the inspiration y'all provide for everybody. >> ah, what a facetime. shelby wore steph's jersey underneath her protective gear. you can see it there at the hospital, for inspiration and she said she did it to bring out her inner warrior, and they are all warriors. they are all right there on the front lines. helping all of us. >> without a doubt. cannot thank them enough. coming up, an abc news exclusive. the emotional interview with the woman who beat covid-19 and finally reuniting with her family. her story and the cautionary tale for so many. wow. also this morning, essential advice on how to get your groceries safely during this pandemic, and new york governor andrew cuomo is joining us live for the latest on the
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coronavirus crisis right here in new york. first, ginger is at home with more on that tornado threat this easter weekend for so many. ginger. >> such history as far as easter and tornadoes go. so we will get to that threat but let's start with the damaging winds that were screaming from massachusetts back to porter, texas. take a listen. >> oh. >> yeah, that would be a huge tree falling. that was not the only place. power lines were taken down in new jersey, trees into homes in other parts of new jersey. just have to take in those pictures to realize that could happen again this weekend. the first threat happens in texas, tomorrow. especially near on the mexican border. louisiana, mississippi, alabama, easter sunday tornadoes possible. let's get to the weekend forecast now brought to you by the u.s. 2020 census.
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good friday morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. look for more sunshine as a drier pattern we transition to that today. a little more cloud cover and fog at night. sunny afternoons and climbing temperatures as we hop above average this weekend. today, we're close, upper 50s to low 60s, coast to san francisco. mid to upper 60s for the rest of us. tonight, mid 40s to low 50s. check out these tempera and t these tempera and we'll be right back. stay with us. ay with us. hi, it's jan from toyota. we know how important it is to have a safe, reliable vehicle right now, so toyota is here to help. for your peace of mind,
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now, your health, your safety, this is abc 7 news. >> good morning. the worldwide death toll from global covid-19 has now come close to 100,000 and more than 1.6 million people have been infected by coronavirus. this morning, the international monetary fund says the world should be prepared for the worst economic fallout since the great depression. california now has more than 20,000 confirmed cases. more than 500 people have died. the bay area and santa cruz county eclipsed 4,500 positive tests and 119 people have lost their lives here. a group of activists attorneys and public defenders are calling for the release of all inmates from santa rita jail.
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we are relying on it. another update in 30 minutes and catch us at abc7news.com and on our abc 7 news the heroic doctors and nurses on the front lines. the 7,000 cigna clinicians beside them. and everyone staying home to protect others. we will get through this together. step by step, we're going toto figure this out. we're gonna find a way through this. we're working really, really hard in hospitals, our nurses, our techs, all the docs. it's about staggering when people get sick so that the hospitals can cope.
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but there are some signs we may be reaching a peak and i'll be talking to governor andrew cuomo live about it in our next hour. we have a brand-new poll from abc news and ipsos that says more than half of americans are wearing face masks when they go out in public, when they leave the home. 55%. a majority disapprove of how president trump is handling the crisis. and something fun for basketball fans missing the nba. superstars like chris paul and trae young, many others taking part in the nba h.o.r.s.e. challenge starting this weekend on espn. shooting from their personal courts before the finals air on sunday. michael? >> i would have a chance if i had an indoor court at my house but i don't. well, thank you, george. we begin with the abc news exclusive. the story of how one new york woman beat coronavirus. we all saw this emotional moment when this survival was wheeled out of the hospital to the
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applause of doctors and nurses and now she's opening up to "gma." will reeve joins us now with her powerful message. good morning, will. >> reporter: good morning, michael. thanks. whether you've seen that video or not, you might want to grab some tissues for some happy tears. a woman thanking the people who saved her life being thanked by them, that is just the end of her remarkable story. [ applause ] this is the moment that christina paz triumphed over coronavirus. leaving the hospital after more than two weeks with an incredible send-off. >> honestly, it was -- it was something to be thankful for and knowing they cared that much to be there, to, you know, to say that good-bye was wonderful. >> reporter: doctors and nurses at staten island university hospital cheering, clapping saying a happy good-bye to the mother of five who for 15 days battled covid-19, finally
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heading home into her husband's arms. >> when i finally saw him, i could not have imagined what was going to come over me. >> reporter: christina's emotional release, reunion and story shared by thousands, an uplifting end but also a cautionary tale for so many. the 47-year-old with no underlying medical conditions started feeling under the weather in mid-march. after a few days her symptoms wouldn't go away. >> yeah, i noticed the cough was getting worse and i was having trouble breathing. then my family started telling me, you know, you could have this and i'm like, no, there's no way. why would i get this? how could i get this, you know. the most i did was, you know, go out shopping and take the precaution while shopping, you know, washing hands before. washing them after. >> reporter: but christina's condition worsened and she knew she had to go to the emergency room. she was hospitalized but didn't realize how bad her health was until she overheard her nurses telling her husband they were moving her to critical care.
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>> and i still refused to accept how serious it was until i heard the nurses on the phone with my husband and telling him that they're taking me there because they're afraid they may need to intubate me and put me on the ventilator. >> reporter: that prospect terrifying to christina who said she had never gone more than a few hours without seeing her children but the thought of her family also providing strength. >> like sometimes i would dial just to hear their voices and that for me was help. that was reminding me what i was fighting for, not to lay there and give up. i just kept saying i have to get better enough to go home. i have a lot to go home to. >> reporter: after three days in the ccu, christina's condition stop worsening and finally began to improve. and eventually she was well enough to go home for the first time in more than two weeks. all thanks, she says, to the people who took care of her. >> there are not words strong enough to thank them for the care that they give, the doctors, the nurses, they all go
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way above and beyond. and nobody can thank them enough. >> reporter: christina's heroes cheering her on, now she hopes to pay it forward. >> i appreciate the opportunity to hopefully give inspiration and hope to those who may be facing or have loved ones facing the situation i have overcome. my heart goes out to those who have not been as fortunate in having a positive outcome. i give my sincere condolences as i can only imagine the pain you are going through, but there is hope and i am living proof of that. >> reporter: christina says she feels obligated to help those fighting the virus in any way she can and she implores people to join together to beat this and says that the strength that doctors and nurses need to do their jobs is immeasurable, michael. >> absolutely it is, will, thank you so much for that. dr. jennifer ashton joins us now and, doc, an incredible story but you heard christina say she
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had taken all the precautions everyone is told to do which i'm sure makes a lot of people wonder how could this have happened anyway? >> well, because it's usually not the patient's fault. someone can do all the right things. this virus is sneaky and this virus is powerful but we do have to remember some numbers and the first preliminary report published by the cdc, younger people aged 20 to 44, represented just 2% to 4% of icu admissions but it's not 0. >> thankfully she is at home. she has recovered but what can happen to someone who is in critical condition with covid-19? >> well, as we're learning more about how covid-19 makes people critically ill we take it by organ system. you look at the lungs first. if you look at these two c.a.t. scan images of the lungs, air looks black. areas that are not doing well look white and see how it starts to block off areas of the lung that are critically important for oxygenating the blood.
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then if you look at the heart, new data showing that inflammatory cells affect the heart muscle. covid-19 can mimic heart attacks in an icu setting and they can cause irregular heartbeats and acute renal failure so it hits the whole body. >> that visual is scary. is it right to say most who do contract it will not have a severe reaction and will fully recover? >> well, the majority of people, especially under the age of 65 who are healthy beforehand, will survive. but this story is such a powerful reminder of what great medical care, the fighting human spirit can do and this is exactly why in medicine we never give up hope. >> all right, doc, thank you so much. never give up hope and while we cannot say thank you enough to all the doctors and health care workers out there on the front lines. >> the gratitude is immeasurable she felt and we could all use hope on this friday. coming up next, the dos and don'ts of curbside delivery.
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the best way to use these services. good morning, becky. >> good morning, amy. with grocery deliveries so hard to come by, curbside pickup is the next best thing. what do medical experts say is the best way to tackle this new way to shop? this might be a secret weapon in the fight against covid-19, curbside delivery directly into your car. would you mind putting it in the back for me? thank you. >> there are lots of different stores doing it as our entire shopping habits change. >> reporter: retail outlets and grocery stores are ramping up order online and then pick up outside the store. sometimes you need to go to an outside kiosk, but many times you don't need to leave your car. bigs retail chains like kohl's, best buy and michael's have added options as have local stores and restaurants, and walmart and target, some of the first businesses to offer the service, say they are seeing an increase in curbside pickup orders. but according to infectious disease specialist dr. todd
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ellerin, there is a right way to do it. >> ideally you want to pop your trunk, not get out of the car, not have the person come by the window and stick their head in your car. >> reporter: one problem with social distancing is that sometimes it feels socially awkward. dr. ellerin says, as much as you want to help the person with your items, let them put the bags in your trunk and close it for you. tipping presents another problem. >> handing someone money is a good gesture, but it's sort of like handshaking right now. we want to avoid that. >> many apps and web ordering systems let you add the tip in digitally or when you call in, ask them to add it to your bill. now, not all pickup is the same. one of the stores where i tried this made me line up 40 people deep to go into the store and then get my groceries, so, amy, curbside or kiosk outside, that's what you want to make sure you're signing up for. >> so you get them to put them in your car, but what about the
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groceries when you get them through pickup? any special handling instructions when you then bring them into your home? >> according to the experts that we spoke with, what you want to do is just put your groceries away normally and then thoroughly wash your hands, and maybe you can wipe down the counter if you put them out, but, you know, if it makes you feel better to wipe down your groceries, well, then by all means, but hand hygiene is where it's at, amy. >> all about keeping up the washing of the hands. becky worley, thank you so much. we appreciate it. >> can i get lazy and complacent? >> no. >> wash your hands, everybody. coming up, governor andrew cuomo joins us live. does he think we reached the peak of the coronavirus outbreak. . and next, paying it forward. it's the "play of the day." we'll be right back. we'll be right back. allstate has been helping customers overcome catastrophes for 89 years. we move quickly and put people first.
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♪ i'm gun that stand by you ♪ i'm gonna stand by you back now with our "play of the day" on this feel good friday. and we have a wonderful story thanks to our very own "deals & steals," the small business discover night pillows was a big hit on the show last month. they received so many orders it kept them afloat and the owner sent a message. >> we wanted to find a way to pay them back but instead we decided to pay it forward. >> these are surgical masks, 50
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per pack, 10,000 will be donated on behalf of tory johnson, "good morning america" and discover night and they should help out our workers on the front lines in new york city. >> want to thank all the health care heroes for everything they're doing and we are grateful to be in a position to support them. >> all: thank you! >> the hospital security guard said it was the biggest walk-in donation they had ever received and the nurses writing tory johnson saying, quote, thank you for inspiring this generous donation that is so greatly needed right now. it's through acts of kindness like this that i know we will one day overcome covid-19. amy, it's just another amazing example of generosity and care. >> and it's our viewers that started it. they went in and bought the products and then, of course, the business owner paid it forward and now we have all of our nurses and doctors on the front lines with the protective gear that they need. >> awesome. >> one step at a time but we certainly appreciate it, to everyone who got on their
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computers and ordered those products, we appreciate it. by the way, tory will be back in our next hour with another small business deal so get those computers ready. also ahead, governor cuomo will be live. we're right back. governor cuomo will be live. we're right back. these are real people, not actors, who've got their eczema under control. with less eczema, you can show more skin. so roll up those sleeves. and help heal your skin from within with dupixent. dupixent is the first treatment of its kind that continuously treats moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis, even between flare ups. dupixent is a biologic, and not a cream or steroid. many people taking dupixent saw clear or almost clear skin, and, had significantly less itch. that's a difference you can feel. don't use if you're allergic to dupixent. serious allergic reactions can occur, including anaphylaxis, which is severe. tell your doctor about new or worsening eye problems,
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they had a lot of snow. highest totals about 18 inch, so they're having a snowy winter areas south are so not. big bear, california, more than a foot of snow and then finally i have to leave with you a look at the numbers coming into next week. it's not just cold, it's winter-like. actual temperature in minneapolis could fall below 20 degrees. coming up here on "gma" we have to get started with governor andrew cuomo. he is going to join us for a live interview from the epicenter of the crisis. and, as we all spend time at home and get into this easter weekend and passover, the things that you have in your cabinet that you can use for meals. we'll talk to j. lo's nutritionist in this time of crisis we run with them, toward those in need.
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now, your health, your safety, this is abc 7 news. >> happy friday morning to you. now that there's less traffic in oakland, the mayor decided to shut down some streets to cars, f temporarily closing 74 miles. she calls it oakland slow streets. it provides 10% of roadway in oakland and neighborhood to walk and ride bikes. mike nicco has a look at the forecast. it should be a good weekend. >> very smart move. i applaud that. good morning. here is a look at friday. open up the weather window and you can see we're starting to see sunshine, more than we had yesterday. make sure you wear sunscreen if you head out today or through the weekend. temperatures close to average
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right now. we're in the upper 50s to low 60s. that's along the coast and another abc 7 news update in 30 minutes. find us on our news app and
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. covid-19 cases are closing in on 500,000 in the u.s. hospitals overwhelmed forced to move patients to larger facilities. a doctor in new york city who survived coronavirus has an important warning for young people. >> it's very hard to predict who is going to get very sick and who is not. >> and after the deadliest day yet for new york, governor andrew cuomo urging people to stay the course. >> we have to stay prepared for what could come down the road. >> he joins us live on "gma" just ahead with the latest from america's epicenter. holiday at home. with passover under way good friday today and easter this sunday, "gma" is helping you celebrate with your family virtually. how to stay connected and keep staying apart.
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pantry powerhouse. the healthy simple dishes can you make this weekend with what you've already got at home. j. lo's nutritionist, haylie pomroy, joins us live from her kitchen. it's a good news morning. so many of you inspired to donate for our "gma" day of hope, millions of meals from your donations now headed to food banks and we show you this moment of paying it forward. >> these are surgical masks. 50 per pack. 10,000 will be donated on behalf of tory johnson, "good morning america" and discover night and they should help our workers on the front lines in new york city. >> ahead, tory is introducing you to the atlanta company that had all its orders canceled as the coronavirus crisis began, sales plummeting to zero. the deal you could only get here that will help your kitchen and help america's small business as we say good morning, america. ♪
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good morning, and happy friday to everybody. oh, boy, you have plans for the weekend? stay inside. >> it's like the same as the weekend before and the weekend before that, yeah, i'm staying home. >> but it is a happy friday. still happy to be with you. yesterday was our big day of hope and in just a few moments we're going to have an exciting update for you guys out there. so many people generously contributing to support feeding america and helping their neighbors put food on the table. >> can't wait to hear all about that. we also have a lot of news to get to on this friday as the numbers of case in the united states grows to more than 460,000. new york state reporting more than 160,000 cases. new york governor andrew cuomo will be joining us live just ahead. first back to whit johnson at mount sinai hospital with all the latest for us. good morning again, whit. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. new york state now has more cases of coronavirus than any
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other state in the country and any other country in the world. there are signs of progress, but that staggering number of deaths continues to reach new heights by the day. this morning, a painful pattern as the death toll in new york state continues to eclipse the day before. coronavirus killing nearly 800 people in just 24 hours. inside this icu at maimonides hospital in brooklyn heart surgeon dr. paul saunders, a covid survivor himself, using a therapy called ecmo, temporarily drawing blood out of the body to help oxygenate red blood cells in patients whose lungs aren't functioning. >> in the current epidemic it is used as a last resort when ventilators are not enough. >> reporter: the pandemic sweeping across america. in texas the number of cases topping 10,000, about 200 deaths as concerns grow of a possible new hot spot. in richmond, virginia, 39 residents dying in just one nursing home. and there's the economic toll. mounting frustration and
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uncertainty for millions of americans filing for unemployment. waiting for their stimulus checks as nearly 17 million are now out of work. >> when all the bills come due in may, i don't know what we're going to do. >> reporter: now some businesses are doing their part through the crisis. the four seasons flagship hotel in new york city opening its doors to house medical workers. >> knowing that i had a safe and secure place to stay and my family could come home as well was basically indescribable. >> reporter: and stories of recovery from from all corners of the country. a cheerful send-off for this elderly couple admitted to this hospital in west kendall, florida, two weeks ago finally headed home. and in new york state the number of people being admitted into the icus is the lowest it's been in three weeks. governor cuomo says efforts to flatten the curve appear to be working, but now is not the time to relax. amy. >> all right, certainly important for everyone to remember.
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whit johnson, thank you. michael. amy, this morning we have some really encouraging news to share with everybody. we want to thank you to everyone who joined our "day of hope" on thursday to help tackle food insecurity during this crisis. your generosity is making such a difference. with your donations plus large contributions from bounty, door dash and circle k, "gma's" "day of hope" will provide 63 million meals and an additional $1.4 million will go toward feeding america's covid-19 response fund. it's not over yet. you can go to feedingamerica.com/feedthelove. thank you to everyone who already has helped. really, really thank you for your help. coming up on "gma," new york governor andrew cuomo joining us live. does he think we've reached the peak of the coronavirus outbreak? >> as we all spend time at home, how to whip up a day's worth of meals with ingredients you have. j. lo's nutritionist, haylie pomroy is joining us live. plus, speaking of being
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step by step, we're going to figure this out. we're gonna find a way through this. we're working really, really hard in hospitals, our nurses, our techs, all the docs. it's about staggering when people get sick so that the hospitals can cope. we're gonna go through an awful lot of these. all across puget sound, people have been stepping up and donating personal protective equipment. we stay at work. for you. you stay at home for us. just know we're all with you. thank you, thank you so much. thank you doctors & nurses. but right now, the world needs all the good that we can do.
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welcome back to "gma." we have much more on our top story, the coronavirus outbreak. new york state is the epicenter with around 160,000 confirmed cases. new york governor andrew cuomo joins us now and, governor, thank you so much for joining us. we know you're very busy at this time. we got to say with those 160,000 confirmed cases, new york state has more cases than any other country besides the u.s. but you reported yesterday the hospitalizations are down. they're flat. intubations are down. so has new york reached its
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peak? >> that is the big question. good to be with you, michael. good to see you, thank you. thank you for what you've been doing. the mixed -- talk about mixed emotion, mixed information, the hospitalization rate is down. the number of new people coming into the hospitals is down. and that is good news. we think we're on what they call the plateau as opposed to the apex, but we're on a plateau, and the hospitalization rate is coming down. it's making it easier for the emergency rooms to deal with this because they're at overcapacity to begin with. the terrible news is the death toll is going up. and i understand the logic to that. these are people who came into the hospital a couple of weeks ago, they didn't recover, they were put on ventilators and once you're on a ventilator, the longer you're on a ventilator the worse it gets, michael. so the death toll is going up
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and that's what's most painful. the good news, if you will, is this plateau, this peaking of the number of new cases. >> with the death toll going up, when do you expect these numbers to go down? we hear everyone being in quarantine that these things are working but when can we expect the numbers to go down? >> well, we'll see the death toll going down hopefully over the next few days. nobody really knows, michael. we've been following these projections from some of the experts, global experts, but they're just projections because nobody's been here before. this is uncharted territory for everyone. the important point to me is the numbers aren't doing anything on their own. this is all a function of what people are doing. right? so it is directly related to our behavior. i keep pushing to stay at home, stay at home. don't get complacent just because you see the situation
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isn't getting worse doesn't mean it's going to get better on its own and you can relax. the numbers are a consequence of our daily actions. i'll tell you what the numbers are tomorrow if you tell me how we behave today, right? it's almost that cause and effect, so people have to understand if we did nothing or if people didn't comply with these close down messages and social distancing requirements, you would see those numbers go up on a straight rocket ship. it's what we're doing that's working and we have to keep doing it and we hope over the next few days you'll start to see the death toll come down also if, if, if we keep doing what we're doing. >> you say these are uncharted waters for all of us, so how worried are you about a second wave here?
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>> well, that is -- not to get ahead of ourselves, but how do we start to get back to the economy? how do we start to look forward? let's learn the lessons from the past, right? and this virus, we all saw the virus in china, et cetera, and italy, et cetera, but, frankly, we still were in this country and nobody really anticipated what it could do here and we didn't really get prepared. so before we start to relax, there is some troubling information about a second wave of this virus moving and people getting reinfected in italy and china. i think we have to watch that and understand it. we don't want the same thing to happen twice, so i think there's a big caution flag on all of this going back to the new economy. we'll have to be able to test in a way we've never tested before. testing is going to be the key, i think, michael, to getting
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people back to work but that means millions of tests quickly, so how do we do that? so, there's a lot of question marks in the future. >> and then we talked about rapid testing is the key to opening up new york city which you just did right there but what is your best time frame for when that could happen? >> it's when can we make it happen. i don't think it just happens, right? there is a disconnect between what government wants, what society wants and what private companies can do quickly. we're going to have to work to make that rapid testing come online at the volume and scale we need. we have been working on testing for months, right? we still haven't gotten it to where we need it to be. this rapid testing is a different type of testing. the antibody testing is a different type of testing. we're experimenting with convalescent plasma as a treatment, people who were infected. how do we bring that up to scale quickly? these are all new challenges for
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us, michael. we haven't done this before. we haven't done it well to date. so that is, again, going to be a consequence of how well government responds and how well we get this up and running. >> governor, it's been a big demand here in new york city for beds and ventilators as well as. are you confident that we can continue to meet the demand for beds and ventilators over the next few weeks? >> well, the good news is, michael, we were looking at numbers and projections that were really frightening. we have about 53,000 beds in new york state, hospital beds in new york state. we were looking at projections that said we may need 110,000 beds, another model, 73,000 beds. that was just staggering. we went from 53,000 beds to about 90,000 beds in this system in about a month, which was incredible what the health care system did.
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but by our best projection we couldn't make the numbers if we didn't control the infection rate and if we didn't get those numbers down, so, so far we have gotten those numbers down. we have increased the capacity of the health care system and we're managing it in a way we never have before. if the numbers don't go up, we should be okay. the whole system is overcapacity, but we built in some relief valves. we have a 2,500-bed capacity at the javits center that we did with the federal government and the military. we have the u.s. navy ship "comfort," which has 500 beds available as an overflow, if you will. so we're managing the case intake as long as it doesn't go up. and, again, we're now seeing the death toll rise as people who are in those hospital beds
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longer are passing. >> we know about the heavy impact this has had on minority communities and particularly african-americans. you've talked about doing more testing in those communities. if you did that how would that help the spread there in those communities? >> well, the testing helps because when you find someone positive, the point is then you isolate the positive, and that's why we have to get more testing and faster testing because the testing is not just to say, just so you know you're positive, you're negative. it's to find that positive quickly, isolate the positive so that the positive doesn't continue to infect, and that's how you get the infection rate down, but with the african-american community, latino community, are we shocked that the rates are higher in the african-american/latino community? we shouldn't be, michael, if we're being honest. we know that there's inequality in the health care system. we know that the poorer
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communities often pay the highest price for these types of emergency situations, because they're really just bringing to light that systemic racism and discrimination in the system. my question is, let's learn from this moment, right? and what do we learn that we can change and make this place better for having gone through this hell? that's what i'm looking at. so it's not just testing. it's testing and understanding why the minority community has a higher rate. is it because they work in public sector jobs and they were essential workers and they didn't have the luxury, michael, of staying home and they didn't have the luxury of going to stay at their second house or staying with a relative in their home in the suburbs. is it the co-morbidities? is it the lack of health treatment? why and how do we fix that? you know, we paid a horrendous
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price here. i lived through 9/11 in new york and i thought 9/11 was the worst tragedy that we would see in my lifetime, and it changed new yorkers. it changed america, 9/11. this is worse in terms of death than 9/11. multiples of the people we lost in 9/11. let's please learn from this. there has to be some lesson that we take from this so we're better for it because we paid a very high price. one of them is let's understand what happened with the african-american/latino communities, and let's fix it and let's understand broadly how this happened, and what we missed so this doesn't happen again. >> a lot of lessons to be learned through all of this, and you know, the president, he's
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clashed with other governors over the federal response to the crisis. so how do you think the president has done so far? >> look, i said to the president, there's been -- there is no governor who has clashed with this president more than i have over the past few years and there's no governor who's been attacked more by this president over the past few years so it's been mutual, but in this situation i said to the president, look, forget the politics, put that aside. forget the past, put that aside. forget personalities. these are all indulgences that we don't have right now. we have a common goal. we have to save lives. this is about saving lives. and i said to the president, i need the federal government to work here. a state can't do this without the federal government. i was in the federal government, as you know, for eight years, i was a cabinet secretary. i know what the federal government can do. i know what the state government can do. i know the state government can't do this without the federal government, so i said, open an honest relationship.
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you help new york, i'll support you. if you don't do the right thing by new york, right thing, quote/unquote, i'll let new yorkers know. and that has worked well. the federal government has done a great job at javits, they've done a great job bringing the "comfort," the navy ship here. we have over a thousand military personnel helping us, so that has worked well, and i've told the president that. we have much more to do. i want to tackle this testing challenge with the federal government. i can't do that on my own. private sector can't do that on their own. that's going to be a real federal/state challenge, so, you know, you call it as you see it. there's -- i'm a new yorker. there's a plain truth to this, michael, without the filter of politics or protocol, all that other stuff, and this is plain truth time, and you deliver or you don't. >> governor cuomo, thank you so
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much for your time. we just hope that you can stay healthy as well as your family. we appreciate you taking time out of your very, very busy day. have a great day, sir. now, we'll go over to ginger. >> thank you. >> yes, and, miles, should we get a check a little closer to home good friday morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. look for more sunshine as a drier pattern we transition to that today. a little more cloud cover and fog at night. sunny afternoons and climbing temperatures as we hop above average this weekend. today, we're close, upper 50s to low 60s, coast to san francisco. mid to upper 60s for the rest of us. tonight, mid 40s to low 50s. check out these temperararararaa how about a little "pop araa news?" >> let's do it. >> i'm in the mood. lara, how about you bring it for us. >> hey. hey, guys. happy friday to you. we're going to begin this
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morning with the "tiger king," the netflix documentary getting so much attention, and now a new special, an after show if you will. it will be hosted by comedian joel mchale, called "the tiger king and i" and will feature new interviews with many of the people you've seen in the series like john and jeff, talking about the incredible reaction to the series and life after. no word yet on whether we will hear from joe exotic who's done interviews from his jail cell or his nemesis carole baskin, but joel promising the special is eye-opening and he hopes pretty funny. with mchale hosting, we believe that's guaranteed and so is a built-in audience. guys, 35 million unique users watched "tiger king" in the first ten days out. it's unbelievable the following it has. you can watch "the tiger king and i" airing april 12th on netflix. a little something for you to do.
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guys, as we end another week staying home, staying inside and, i know, a lot of us are feeling a little stir crazy but you know who else is, dolly parton. the queen of country took to social media to share exactly how she feels in quarantine in the form of a poem. take a listen. >> lord, get us back to school and get us back to work and get us out of this dag gone house before someone gets hurt and, lord, please find a vaccination in the form of a shot or a pill, because if the virus don't kill us, the staying home will. stop it about the toilet paper! >> her poem has nearly 300,000 views and counting. so many fans echoing her sentiment. one person commenting, i needed this laugh so much today. your video exactly describes my house and my life right now, and
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guys, we can relate. happy friday from riva and me and that is "pop news." we'll see you all on monday. >> riva is a lot calmer. nice to see it on this good friday. >> you missed what was happening just before "pop news." i've got treats everywhere around. she is quite the diva. we'll be right back. >> thank you very much. >> announcer: tuesday, jump-start your morning with chase rice and a live morning concert break. ♪ call me >> announcer: only on "good morning america's" spring concert series sponsored by zyrtec.
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now, your health, your safety, this is abc 7 news. >> good morning, everyone. we want to tell you about this breaking news in the east bay. shoppers have been evacuated from a safeway in oakland. a live look at the grocery store. this is 51st and broadway. police are on the scene. we are still working to figure out exactly what happened. we will keep sky 7 above the store. as soon as we get more information, we will bring that to you. good friday is going to be tough for people living at one east bay senior center. 65 people have been diagnosed with covid-19 at the gateway care center in hayward and seven people have died there. many residents will have to spend the easter holiday without visitors.
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we want to just tell you about that breaking news again that we are following. shoppers have been evacuated from a safeway in oakland. this is at 51st and broadway. we want to give you a heads up that's going on if you were planning to go to that area to go to the store. just maybe give them space right now. we don't know exactly what's going on. we know police are on the scene. as soon as we get a better idea
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of what's going on there, we will bring you that information. in the meantime, another abc 7 news update in 30 minutes. you can find us at abc7news.com. ♪ something big i feel it happening out of my control ♪ welcome back, everybody. we just want to let you all know we had some technical difficulties with george's shot so that's why he was unable to do the interview with governor cuomo. >> if we could have had a behind-the-scenes shot, there was a lot happening trying to get that going, but we had to step up to the plate with michael. >> we're a team. time now, we move on to "deals & steals." a new $600 billion main street lending program announced for business owners, people nationwide are stepping up to keep these employees and their companies going. >> let's bring in tory johnson and recent struggles stopped this business owner's dreams in its tracks like so many.
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>> it's true. this company buzzee is based in atlanta and make this great reusable alternative to plastic wrap to cover food and right before the crisis hit, the owner invested $30,000 to attend trade shows to meet with retailers. she got hundreds of orders. the crisis hit. all the orders were canceled and that brought sales obviously to zero and this is where the "gma" family comes in because these are awesome products. they're all alternatives to plastic wrap. you can use them on a simple bowl or put some food in it. the products are beautiful. the deal is even better. everything today is slashed in half. so the prices start at just $3.75. and there are 20 other eco-friendly small business brands that we partnered with that you'll find on the website too. >> thank you so much, tory. we partnered with buzzee on this great deal and you can get it on
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our website. and easter sunday, it is just two days away, everybody. this year so many families are celebrating virtually while they stay safe at home. >> we will show you how to make the most of the holiday and still bring the entire family together. "good housekeeping" style director lori bergamotto joins us now at her home with her kids gemma and leo. we always like to see them so i know you've got something for everyone because we all love easter eggs and you have a tip for us. >> we do and good morning, i miss you guys in real life. but everybody is staying home this easter sunday so we have fun things. if you have an abundance of eggs and you did think ahead and ordered a dye kit, that's great. we have some eggs here that we dyed. i dyed them with the kids a couple of days ago, and the tip here, you guys, is you can eat these eggs because nobody wants to waste food right now. just make sure they're hard-boiled and you want to keep
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them in the refrigerator up to seven days. if you didn't get a dye kit, there are really interesting ways you can do at-home diy dyes. blueberries, onion skins, turmeric. all sorts of different thing, purple cabbage, a little water and white vinegar and diy it. we did that with these. now we move on because maybe, amy and michael, you don't have eggs that you want to waste or you don't want to dye. this is a double whammy because it gets the kids outside, and it also takes a lot of time, which as parents we love right now. you need to occupy them, right? we had the kids go outside and get some rocks, and we turned them into easters eggs. we have some paint here. guys, isn't this fun? >> both: yeah! >> it's really fun. and if you don't have paint home, we know not every family is super crafty, you can source
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rocks. maybe you don't have craft paint at home. what can we use instead? >> nail polish. >> we can use nail polish so nail polish is a great time to break out those pastels and you can see the kids really had a lot of fun with it. i did a few of these, and i have to say, it's just really relaxing and really calming because we all need a little bit of that right now. will you demonstrate the last one? gemma and leo did a little easter egg hunt for us this morning and found these eggs and the idea is on easter sunday you would call your family and you would zoom them so cousins, grandparents, everybody would get their easter egg and get it ready. when you're on the call, go ahead. open it up. you guys would open it up and show them what's in there. that's a lego piece. you would find it on your easter bingo card. mark it out then you want to do another one and open it up. you found an eraser, things that are common that everyone might
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find on their hunt and a way for you to be together even though we're all home individually for you guys to partake in some easter egg hunt for some bozoom bingo. gemma is looking for the candy right now, right? right. these are fun and easy ways. have a happy easter. is there anything you want to say? >> both: happy easter. >> i love that your kids are so young that when you tell them to say something, they'll say it. >> they'll do it. >> they roll their eyes at me and say, stop talking. >> lori, happy easter to you, gemma and leo. thank you so much for those great tips. >> thank you, lori. >> thanks, guys. >> thank you. you can get that bingo card and more tips on our website and check out "good housekeeping's" live craft ideas every wednesday and friday on their facebook page. up next, josh hutcherson. up next, josh hutcherson. he's going to join our retirement plan with voya gives us confidence.
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♪ get physical welcome back. we are so excited for our next guest to join us. we, of course, loved him on the big screen in "the hunger games" and now on the small screen in his comedy series "future man" so it's so great to have josh hutcherson joining us from his home in los angeles. good morning, josh. tell us how you're doing there in quarantine. >> you know, it's day by day.
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there are some that are easier. some that are harder. i'm very grateful and fortunate to be here with my girlfriend and my two dogs and, you know, i think a lot of people are going through a very hard time right now, but we're hanging in there. kwoo we're painting a lot and watching movies, tv shows and trying to be somewhat productive, but it kind of gets hard to get motivated. >> we're all in the same boat. >> we're in this together. >> and the perspective that others have passes the time. your show "future man" just dropped its final season. your character fudderman. did i say that right? >> fudderman. >> fudderman, okay, fudderman is an average guy recruited to travel in time and save the world so he's been in some very wild situations. what's been the craziest thing you've done while filming? >> i mean, honestly i had to do probably the hardest thing of my entire career which was there's
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a sequence that takes place this season where i'm in this goo tube, or this medical goo that's, like, healing all these things or whatever, and i mean i was in it for, like, a total of 18 hours over the course of three shooting days and once you're in it, you're in it, it gets very coal. -- cold. you can't go to the bathroom and it's very isolating. preparing me for this in a way. >> that does not look fun. we loved you in "the hunger games." this season your character goes through his own sort of "hunger games" battle with some twists of course. let's take a look. >> hey. how is the shoulder, kid? >> feels like being stabbed by a million tiny little knives. >> it's actually being stabbed by 2.5 billion knives. those are nanobots. they are repairing the soft tissue. >> where do they go when they're done? whatever. >> you got to love seth rogen. big difference between the two series. who do you think would make, peeta or fudderman?
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>> peeta without a doubt. fudderman is incapable of doing anything correct and has no physical skills of any sort. so peeta would for sure without a doubt, win. >> we certainly enjoyed it. it's exciting and funny all at the same time and we certainly appreciate your time. stay well. and i guess good luck occupying your time like the rest of us. >> thank you. >> one way to do it. >> stay safe. >> one way to do it is watch the final season of "future man." it is now out on hulu. we want to thank josh for his time. let's get back to ginger who is at home. hey, ginger. >> hey, amy. we just wanted to do a little easter sunday forecast. happy passover to others that are celebrating but let's look at the easter cities. do you see that, easter best on. basket, pennsylvania, partly sunny, 64. bunny flag, california, sunny with 43 degrees. look at egg harbor, new jersey, getting closer to 70. that will be nice. miles, we'll get whatever it is that you need pret
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> good morning. i'm meteorologist mike nicco. expect more sunshine today and throughout the weekend with temperatures back to average today and above average. look how warm tuesday is going to be. and he's still right here just in case you were wondering. we have to get to your financial health. now our sponsor chase with aarp is giving you a chance to bank online even if you have never done this before. they're going to make it easy with some tips and tricks. check it out. >> reporter: grandmother of four, jane gomez is a small business owner and goes to the bank twice a week. >> they're very polite. it gives me the opportunity to speak to my personal banker. >> reporter: but with the stay-at-home orders in her hometown of san diego and across much of the u.s., jane's trips have come to a halt. but it doesn't mean her banking has to. >> social distancing, a lot more of our seniors and our everyday people are finding it easier to
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bank online. >> reporter: but for many, this might be their first time relying on this technology for everyday tasks. >> it boils down to the confidence to know you can actually bank online safely. >> reporter: with the help of our sponsor chase you can download their app or go online where you can do everyday services like deposit checks using your phone's camera, check your accounts and even pay people you trust. people also need to be aware of scammers, especially right now. a good tip, watch out for unfamiliar email. >> when it says things like click on this link you also will see a lot of things like misspellings and grammar error, that's usually a telltale sign that that email is fraudulent. >> reporter: and never give away any personal information over the phone. financial institutions will never ask you for confidential data like passwords, p.i.n.s or other account details. for those who need help, the aarp foundation and chase have created online resources like videos and work sheets, and for individuals like jane, social distancing and online
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banking can go hand in hand. >> i do see the advantages to it. i think it's the smart way to go. >> even when you are home with the kids, you can do all that banking. all right, michael. let's get to you now. >> all right, ginger. hang in there. we are excited to chat with our next guest. grammy award winning singer and actress kierra sheard. she has a new self-titled album about to come out and she's starring in a new movie, "the clark sisters," about the legendary gospel group. take a look. ♪ >> you can do it. ♪ i can do all things through jesus christ ♪ ♪ that's clear to see, oh >> sounds so good and, kierra is joining us live from detroit. thank you so much for joining us. we really appreciate it. first we know your family has
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been directly impacted by this pandemic that's going on right now. both your grandparents both have the virus. they've been sick, so how are they doing right now? >> they're doing well. they're making progress and we're just staying prayerful over it all but they're doing good. >> that is great news to hear, and in the movie, "the clark sisters," you play karen clark who happens to be your real life mother. >> yes. >> what was it like playing your own mother? >> it was super special. it was personal for me. i'm like, who gets the opportunity to honor their mother on this level on this platform so i was super grateful. i tried not to use her as a cheat sheet so i did ask questions, but i also did my research by going on socials and just seeing the difference between her as mommy and then her as sister. so it was really special for me. >> i did read where you said your mother is your best friend. that didn't help. you had to audition for this role.
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so your mother didn't give you any kind of help with that, kind of researching her? >> well, i did ask a few questions, but my mother was getting tired of me. she was like, now you got too many questions. i did prep and ask her a few questions. she was helpful but, again, she was being a mommy and she did get tired of me but she made it fun and easy, and she did answer like i said, answer some questions. >> has your mom had a chance to see it yet? >> yes, she did. they all saw it and they were so pleased, they love it and are super excited. my mom has gotten teary-eyed and she just is really proud so absolutely, they all have seen it. >> well, you know what, kierra, congratulations to you. and we are so excited to see this movie. when robin was talking to mary j. blige about it as well. thank you for joining us from detroit. we hope your grandparents both have the full recovery, and "the clark sisters," everybody, it premieres saturday at 8:00 p.m.
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♪ we are back now with healthy simple dishes can you make with what you have at home. that sounds so good. our next guest is a nutritionist to the stars. we're talking jennifer lopez, angela bassett, l.l. cool j. all so fit and great. she's got a new cookbook out called "cooking for a fast metaboli metabolism." so great to have haylie pomroy join us. hey, haylie. >> thanks for having me. welcome to my kitchen. >> your kitchen is gorgeous and i love that. it's a feast for the eyes on your island there. i love that you say that we can really get through almost a whole week with ideas from your book. tell us about that. >> right, absolutely. so what you want to do is kick off your morning with a lot of
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veggies, a lot of protein. in my cookbook, i talk a lot about making your own cheeses, your own dairy-free cheeses and this is a breakfast fajita. remember, protein is going to lower those stress hormones right now and ignite your metabolism. what we don't want to do while home or out as an essential, we don't want to eat foods packaged. we want to package our own foots -- foods. so what's great about this, you can add any veggies to this. you can also use it for leftovers to top on a salad or even in a wrap for lunch. so what we want to do is ignite our metabolism right now. i'm all about drielivering food that's delicious, but also promotes health. >> i love that. how can we ignite our metabolism you say at lunchtime? you touched on lunch a little bit. i feel like i'm good at breakfast and i'm good at dinner because i'm cooking for the kids. lunch gets a little dicey.
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>> a super quick wrap works well. all about how you dress it. use a vinegar dressing but you want things that will boost your rate of burn. a healthy metabolism means for a healthy body and fast metabolism. that's where your body can burn through this food and turn it into energy to help balance your w hormones and reduce inflammation. i'll do a wrap, parchment paper or aluminum foil and use leftovers from all the veggies and put arugula or mixed green, tomatoes, maybe avocados. is a cobb salad wrap. i have hard-boiled eggs, radishes, all things that will ignite metabolism. and then at dinner we do things like -- >> i love that. >> yeah, it's important. we want to, you know, where a lot of people are at home an a lot of people are also having to go out and bring food with them so i made this veggie lentil power bowl. it's great for meatless friday. again, veggies are like kindling for the metabolism.
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super easy to make and in the cookbook i have all the swaps you need for whatever you can source or put in your pantry. the biggest thing, make sure you're taking -- >> so great. >> foods that you packaged instead of packaged foods and all these recipes are available right in the cookbook. they're delicious. you can pop this -- this actually freezes really well. you can pop it in the freezer. i made some carrot cake bars. again, things that -- pleasure stimulates the metabolism. so you want to make sure you're eating things all day long that's going to ignite that burn. >> i love it. i'm digging the lentil idea. i know you say think about olive oil, a little lemon juice as dressing if you run out of salad dressing. not to worry. so many great ideas. thank you for sharing them. if i can look like j. lo, i'm in. that's all i'm saying. you can get them on our website or, right? you can buy haylie's cookbook, "cooking for a fast metabolism." it is available right now. haylie, i hope you'll join us again on "gma." your kitchen is divine. >> i would love to. i love being here.
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see you soon. >> we'll see you soon, and guys, we'll be right back.
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lara. >> yeah, before we go, "gma" saturday, joel osteen joining us live. bye, lara, bye, everyone. great weekend. lara, bye, everyone. great weekend.
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now, your health, your safety, this is abc 7 news. >> good morning, everyone. we have breaking news in the east bay we want to tell you about. check this out. this is live sky 7 where shoppers have been evacuated from a safeway in oakland. the grocery store is at 51st and broadway. the bomb squad is now on the scene. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield will have an update at 11:00 on midday live. here is mike with a look at our forecast. >> thank you. good morning. welcome to friday. look at that, more sunshine than most of us saw yesterday. it's going to be a great day to be outside if we do our social distancing and watch out for stronger sunshine. need the sunscreen definitely and sunglasses. check out the temperatures, they take off today and above average
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nest week. frn now it's time for "live with kelly and ryan why t." >> ryan: it's "live with kelly and ryan's after oscar show." today, i'm on the red carpet, and kelly's backstage with hollywood's hottest stars. plus, we'll talk to some of last night's big winners; renee zellweger, laura dern, brad pitt, and more. also, kesha debuts her new song. now, check us out in the movies. >> ♪ whoa, yeah >> ryan: mr. d. can i call you mr. d? we've got an "after oscar show." >> yeah, i know. >> kelly: so, you think we can pull it off? >> no. >> kelly: you talking to me? >> no. >> ryan: you talking to me? >> no. >> kelly: you talking to us? >> ryan: you talking to her? >> no. >> kelly: him? >> ryan: you gonna come on the show? >> i don't think so. >> kelly: are you happy now, bobby? wait, i can call you bobby, right? >> ryan: [whistling cheerfully]

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