CORONAVIRUS: All The Latest News & Ways You Are Affected


Here's a roundup of coronavirus news.

Carpools are no longer available with Uber and Lyft in an effort to promote social distancing. (The Next Web)

Residents of Venice, Italy say for the first time in their lifetime the canals are crystal clear. Thanks to quarantines, a severe drop in tourism and gondoliers on hiatus. The polluted waters have been swept away by the ocean tides.

Coronavirus has now spread to all 50 states and the death toll has passed 100 with more than 5,800 confirmed cases in the U.S. (CNBC)

California schools may not open for the rest of the academic year. (Politico)

MayorBill de Blasiosays New Yorkers should be prepared for "shelter-in-place order, but New York GovernorAndrew Cuomosays he doesn't have the authority. (N.Y. Magazine)

Florida GovernorRon DeSantishas refused to close the state's beaches, despite concerns about the spread of coronavirus. (NBC News)

Gun sales have gone up amid fears of coronavirus and a financial collapse. (NBC News)

Orange County, California has closed bars and restaurants and has banned gatherings of any size after there are 29 confirmed cases there. (KTLA 5)

The White House has a plan to offer Americans cash payments as part of a stimulus package. (The Washington Post)

The governor of Nevada has ordered the closure of all casinos and restaurants for 30 days. (The Nevada Independent)

Tax deadline will be extended by 90 days by the IRS to help those affected by the coronavirus. (CNBC)

A player on the NHL team the Ottawa Senators has tested positive for corona virus. (NHL)

A New Jersey coronavirus patient gave hospital fake name and address and left, but was later found. (NBC News)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average clawed back more than 1,000 points today after yesterday's record losses. Investors were encouraged by talk of a federal stimulus package. (USA Today)

Kevin Durantand three other players on the Brooklyn Nets have tested positive for the coronavirus. Only one is showing symptoms. (USA Today)

Churchill Downs has rescheduled the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby to Saturday, September 5th. It had been scheduled for May 2nd. (WDRB-TV)

Al RokerandCraig Melvinof theTodayshow stayed home again today out of an abundance of caution after a colleague tested positive. Roker actually did the weather report from his home. 

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)