A sign is posted outside of the PayPal headquarters in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images After weeks of lobbying, fintech companies are officially allowed to take part in the U.S. government’s emergency lending program.  PayPal and Intuit QuickBooks announced Friday evening that they were approved by the Small Business Administration to take
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 1,595,350. Global deaths: At least 95,455. Most cases reported: United States (461,437), Spain (153,222), Italy (143,626), France (118,781), Germany (118,181). The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7:40 a.m. Beijing time.  All times below are in Beijing time. 7:55
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 2, 2020. Stefan Wermuth | Bloomberg via Getty Images The leader of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said Wednesday he’s received death threats and racist insults while
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 1,426,000 Global deaths: At least 81,865 Most cases reported: United States (396,223), Spain (141,942), Italy (135,586), France (110,065) and Germany (107,663).  The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7 a.m. Beijing time.  All times below are in Beijing time. 8:20
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People wearing protective masks walk through Lu Xun Park in Shanghai, China, on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg via Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 1,341,907.  Global deaths: At least 74,476. Top 5 countries: United States (366,614), Spain (136,675), Italy (132,547), Germany (102,453), and
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Volunteers dressed in protective suits, masks, gloves and goggles carrying blood and throat mucous samples to test for COVID-19 on March 27, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 1,011,000.  Global deaths: At least 52,800.  Top 5 countries: United States (242,182),
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 856,900 Global deaths: At least 42,081 Top 5 countries: United States (187,919), Italy (105,792), Spain (95,923), China (82,278), and Germany (71,808) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7:58 a.m. Beijing time. All times below are in
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 782,300 Global deaths: At least 37,582 Top 5 countries: United States (161,807), Italy (101,739), Spain (87,956), China (82,198), and Germany (66,885) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7:42 a.m. Beijing time. All times below are in
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 334,981, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 14,652, according to the latest figures from the WHO All times below are in Beijing time. 8:54 am: Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee issues stay-at-home order  The state
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 9:31 am: Singapore Airlines announces more capacity cuts due to growing border restrictions Singapore Airlines said it will cut 96% of the capacity that had been originally scheduled through April, citing stricter border restrictions around the world. Countries
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Passengers wearing face masks, amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, walks through the arrival area at Changi International Airport in Singapore on March 16, 2020. Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images Singapore will bar entry to all short-term visitors starting from 11:59 p.m. on Monday, the Ministry of Health said in
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South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear, spray antiseptic solution against the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Gangnam district on March 06, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 234,073, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 207,855, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 8,648, according to the latest figures from the WHO All times below are in Beijing time. 9:35 am: South Korea reports 87 new cases, 3 deaths South Korea reported
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Global cases: At least 184,976, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 7,529, according to the latest figures from the WHO This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 8:54 am: American Airlines extends time on voluntary unpaid leave options for
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Temporary closed signage is seen at a store in Manhattan borough following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New York City, U.S., March 15, 2020. Jeenah Moon | Reuters State and city leaders across America took aggressive action Monday to curb the COVID-19 pandemic,  closing restaurants and movie theaters, telling residents to shelter in
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An operator of Amiat (Multiservice Environmental Hygiene Company Turin) wears a respiratory mask prior to sanitizing streets in Via po, Turin in Italy. Nicolò Campo | LightRocket | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 153,648, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization
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South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear, spray antiseptic solution against the coronavirus in Guryong slum on March 3, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 142,649, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization Global deaths:
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