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Latest on the Coronavirus
As of 1 p.m. ET, 407,485 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed around the globe with 18,227 deaths attributed to the virus, per data from Johns Hopkins University. 104, 244 cases have resulted in a recovery.
49,768 cases have been reported in the U.S., with the majority of confirmed cases reported in New York State.
After weeks of debate of whether the 2020 Olympic games would carry on as scheduled, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the IOC “agreed 100%” to postpone the summer Olympics until 2021.
“The leaders agreed that the Olympic Games in Tokyo could stand as a beacon of hope to the world during these troubled times and that the Olympic flame could become the light at the end of the tunnel in which the world finds itself at present,” the IOC said in a statement.
From Sports Illustrated: The Legal Consequences of Suspending 2020 Olympic Games
A New Home for Tom Brady
Tom Brady’s historic tenure as quarterback of the New England Patriots came to an end as Brady addressed his new Bucs family in a press conference.
But even Brady was social distancing as some of the pomp and circumstance of the event was muted as the conference was held via phone.
From Sports Illustrated: Inside the Bucs’ Decision to Sign Tom Brady