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US State Department Urges Americans “Do Not Travel” Abroad

The US State Department issues a Level 4 “Do Not Travel” alert, Italy’s death toll has overtaken that of China’s, and Amazon temporarily closes Prime Pantry nationwide.

Italy Reports 475 Coronavirus Deaths In One Day, Cases Top 35,000

The UK will close schools starting Friday, the U.S. will send a hospital ship to New York City, and Australia enforces a level 4 travel ban.

Coronavirus Global Cases Surpass 200k

Global cases surpass 200k, the US extends income tax payment due dates by 90-days, and the UEFA postpones the Euro 2020 soccer Championship by an entire year.

Spain Nationalizes All Private Hospitals Amid Massive Coronavirus Spike

The US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates to nearly zero, the CDC urges against gatherings of over 50 people, and Spain has quarantined millions amid a spike in cases.

Italy Reports 368 New Deaths In 24 Hours Time

Italy’s death toll rises to over 1,800, New York City is now the latest school district to close schools in the US, and Germany will partially close its borders.

Top 10 Coronavirus Podcasts

This global pandemic has caused demand for content about the virus affecting our daily lives. Here are some of the top coronavirus and COVID-19 podcasts to keep you in the know.

US President Trump Declares National Emergency

US President Trump has declared a national emergency, major attractions across the world continue to close, and infections in China fall to just eight new reported cases.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Warns Many Families Will Lose Loved Ones

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns many families will lose loved ones, El Salvador’s President declares a national quarantine and the death toll in Italy rises.

World Health Organization Declares Coronavirus Outbreak A Pandemic

The World Health Organization declares coronavirus a pandemic, British Airways, and Ryanair cancel all flights to and from Italy, and US President Trump suspends all travel to the US from European countries.

Italy Prime Minister Locks Down Entire Country To Stop Coronavirus

Confirmed cases in Italy rise to over 10k, clusters swell on both sides of the US, and China’s leader visits Wuhan for the first time since the virus outbreak.