Coronavirus Updates: Latest COVID-19 Titles of April 20, 2020 – WCCO


MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Over the weekend, the number of COVID-19 deaths in Minnesota rose above 130 and the total number of confirmed cases rose to 2,356. Oil prices are declining for the first time in l ‘history. Meanwhile, in Washington, President Donald Trump has announced new measures to speed up testing across the country.
Here are the latest titles from COVID-19:

  • 3.52 p.m. Lake County Dairy, a Wisconsin-based company, will donate 15,000 pounds of dairy and milk to schools and pantries.
  • 3:04 p.m. The University of Minnesota is launching COVID-19 clinical trials with losartan, a hypertension drug.
  • 2:00 p.m. Wisconsin authorities report 4,499 positive cases of COVID-19, with 230 deaths across the state.
  • 1:25 p.m. Macalester College will no longer require students to submit their standardized test results to be considered for admission.
  • 12:28 p.m. The state of Minnesota is currently awaiting delivery of more than 100,000 medical gowns for its critical care supplies.
  • 12:15 p.m. Government officials issue COVID-19 safety and health guidelines for the meat packaging industry. Learn more here.
  • 11:01 a.m. JBS USA announces the indefinite shutdown of its pork production plant in Worthington.
  • 11:00 Minnesota health officials say there have been nine other deaths from COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 143. In addition, the total number of confirmed cases has increased to 2,470. time, more than 1,200 people recovered from the disease.
  • 10:40 a.m. The Minnesota Vikings and team owners have exceeded $ 5 million in donations to COVID-19 causes.
  • 10:07 a.m. Just days after tweeting “LIBERATE MINNESOTA,” President Donald Trump tweeted that he had had a “very good call” with Governor Tim Walz.
  • 9:38 a.m. The Tavern League of Wisconsin is asking Governor Tony Evers to authorize the reopening of bars and restaurants on May 1, more than three weeks before the end of the current home stay order.
  • 9 a.m. The official warns that criminals are targeting federal stimulus payments distributed by the federal government.
  • 8:53 a.m. The Rochesterfest 2020 is canceled. It was originally scheduled for late June.
  • 6:25 a.m. Director of a Chinese government center for infectious disease research, which some politicians have named as the cause of the pandemic, says “there is no way this virus can get out of us,” reports CBS. News.
  • 4:36 a.m. The White House and Congress are close to reaching an additional $ 350 billion in aid to small businesses.


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