Coronavirus Latest News
Instead of blasting you with coronavirus (COVID-19) news every hour, I’m putting together a roundup of news that I come across during the day. Here you can read about checks that could be sent out to American soon, water in Venice is clear once again, 67 million Americans will have trouble paying their credit card bills, 1.2 Trillion stimulus package being considered by the government, Ikea finds 50,000 forgotten face masks and a fun and impressive video for those locked indoors.
The Trump administration proposed sending Americans two rounds of checks, totaling $500 billion, in an attempt to limit the economic damage caused by the coronavirus. Government payments would arrive on April 6 and May 18, in equal value.
The COVID-19 pandemic has crippled Italy and is ricocheting its way around the globe. But amid the fear and sickness, Italy’s country-wide quarantine has had at least one uplifting consequence: Venice’s usually dark, murky waterways have turned noticeably more clear.
Around 67 million Americans said they will have trouble paying their credit card bills due to the outbreak and its aftermath, according to a new Coronavirus Money Survey by personal finance site WalletHub.
The Trump administration is discussing a plan that could amount to as much as $1.2 trillion in spending to blunt some of the economic impact of the widening coronavirus outbreak.
Staff at an IKEA furniture store on Sweden’s west coast stumbled across a pile of around 50,000 face masks gathering dust in a warehouse and donated them to a nearby hospital this weekend.
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