CORONAVIRUS: News Roundup
Written by KingCnote on March 23, 2020
Here’s a look at Sunday’s coronavirus news.
According to John Hopkins University, the number of coronavirus cases worldwide has passed 300,000 to date. There have been more than 14,000 deaths and 90,000 who have recovered. (Yahoo! News)
New York City is now considered an epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic with roughly five percent of the world’s cases. (The New York Times)
Opera singer Plácido Domingo revealed on Sunday that he has coronavirus. The 79-year-old says he and his family “are all in good health but I experienced fever and cough symptoms, therefore, decided to get tested and the result came back positive.”
Bravo host Andy Cohen, actress Debi Mazar, Bachelor star Colton Underwood and Sabrina Dhowre Elba, the wife of Idris Elba, have all tested positive for the coronavirus. (BuzzFeed, MSN, BuzzFeed, People)
Sonic the Hedgehog will hit home video on March 31st, a month-and-a-half after hitting theaters.
As Netflix has done, Disney Plus will reduce its streaming quality in Europe to lessen broadband strain.
The Today show staffer whose positive coronavirus test prompted Al Roker, Craig Melvin and others to stay home, has died. He was 61-year-old audio technician Larry Edgeworth. Savannah Guthrie shared a tribute to him on Instagram.
Kelly Ripa and her husband Mark Consuelos have donated $1 million toward the purchase of life-saving ventilators. (People)