Here's A Quick Round Up Of The Latest Coronavirus News


Here's a roundup of coronavirus news.

Al Roker an dCraig Melvin of the Today show stayed home again today out of an abundance of caution after a colleague tested positive. Roker actually did the weather report from his home. 

The U.S. death toll is up to 85, with more than 4,660 confirmed cases.

A Delta flight scheduled to take off from New York's JFK for Seattle was returned to the terminal last night after a passenger told a flight attendant they may have been exposed to coronavirus. (NY Post)

The infected Grand Princess cruise ship, which docked in Oakland on March 9th, has finally disembarked all passengers and half of the crew and is moving to a secluded dock in San Francisco where the remaining crew members will spent another 14 days under quarantine. (USA Today)  

Donald Trump said the coronavirus outbreak could last until summer and new guidelines from the White House say people should avoid "groups of more than 10 people." (CNBC)

Seven Northern California counties have ordered residents to "shelter in place" for the next three weeks to slow the spread of the coronavirus there. (Los Angeles Times)

A coronavirus relief bill is stuck in the Senate over paid sick leave. (CNBC)

Donald Trump told a group of governors on Monday that the shouldn't wait for federal help to get respirators needed to treat patients with coronavirus. He told them, "Try getting it yourselves." (The New York Times)

Ohio has closed its primary polls due to "an unacceptable health risk," the governor says. (CNBC)

For the first time since World War 2,the Kentucky Derby will not run in the month of May. The horse race has been postponed until September, when it's believed the coronavirus risk will have passed. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Some supermarkets, includingVallarta on the West Coast and Stop and Shop back east, are offering special hours for elderly shoppers.

Hong Kong is quarantining people who visit from outside the city. (CNBC)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down just shy of 3000 points, obliterating Thursday's record for a single-day points decline. (MarketWatch)

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, the founder of E-commerce site Alibaba, is donating test kits and surgical masks to the U.S. (CBS News)

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut banded together today for a joint press call announcing the closures of all theaters, gyms and casinos effective at 8 p.m. today. Bars and restaurants will be open for take-out only. (New York Post)

The NFL announced that the 2020 Draft, from April 23-25 in Las Vegas, will go on as scheduled, but only on TV. All public events tied to it have been canceled. (CBS Sports)

The Supreme Court is postponing oral arguments indefinitely. Among the cases on the docket was one concerning the subpoenas of President Trump's tax documents. (USA Today)

U.S. stocks plunged again today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 2,400 points and the S&P 500 dropped more than 7 percent, which shut down trading for about 15 minutes. (USA Today)

Italy reported 368 new deaths from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, the largest number in a single day. It brings the total death toll in the country to at least 1,809. (Sky News)

United Airlines says it is cutting flights by 50-percent and reducing payroll. Corporate officers have agree to take a 50-percent salary cut. (USA Today)

The U.S. death toll has risen to 69 with the total number of cases surpassing 3,770. The global death toll has surpassed 6,500. (USA Today)