As of Friday, April 10, there are more than 1.6 million global cases of the coronavirus, with over 100,000 deaths. The United States has over 486,000 cases with over 17,900 deaths. The virus continues to impact families, small and large businesses, and sports.
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On Friday, President Donald Trump said that he will not reopen the economy “until we know this country is going to be healthy.” Also on Friday, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon told NBC New’s Today that its stores are well-stocked with essentials like toilet paper, but asked shoppers to not hoard those products. Italy has extended its lockdown into May. And Universal Studios extended the closure of two theme parks through at least May 31.
The sports world continues to be hit hard by the pandemic. The XFL suspended operations on Friday and laid off its employees. Even the Summer Olympics, which have been postponed until 2021, are up in the air, as the chief executive of the Tokyo Games said he can’t guarantee the new start date. But on the bright side, after the NFL suspended football-related medical visits, doctors have been freed up to help fight the coronavirus.
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