- Globally, more than 36 million cases of COVID-19 have been reported—including more than 1 million deaths. In the U.S.: approximately 800,000 cases and 215,000 deaths.
- Peru has the highest mortality rate from COVID-19 in the world.
- Broadway theaters, which closed March 12, will remain closed until May 30.
- “Don’t be afraid of COVID. Don’t let it dominate your life.”—Super spreader-in-chief Donald Trump.
- Trump and his physician spin doctor continue to test positive for communication opaqueness.
- Health experts advise a 14-day quarantine for people who have been in contact with those who have the coronavirus.
- Tampa General Hospital has consulted with multiple entities, including the Florida Aquarium, the Straz Center for Performing Arts, the Tampa Bay Lightning and TECO. It will also consult with the Florida Senate to develop a plan for the 2021 legislative session.
- Under (14-day) quarantine: Hillsborough County Public Schools superintendent Addison Davis after a person he came into contact with tested positive for COVID-19.