Here’s a roundup of today’s coronavirus news.
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)