Coronavirus Update: Prince Charles Tests Positive, Cases Worldwide Surpass 428,000

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Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus.

There are over 428,000 cases of the virus, with over 19,000 cases.

Over 109,000 people have completely recovered, according to Johns Hopkins.

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Good morning, it’s Wednesday March 25.

Let’s go over the latest on the coronavirus.

There are over 428,000 cases of the virus, with over 19,000 cases.

Over 109,000 people have completely recovered, according to Johns Hopkins.

Prince Charles, the heir to the throne, has tested positive for the coronavirus in the U.K. after having minor symptoms.

India is under a complete lockdown, with its population of 1.3 billion asked to stay inside.

And, in case you missed it, the Olympic games have been postponed for a year.

Spain is beginning to see a nightmarish situation, as cases of the virus climbed above 42,000 and deaths neared 3,000. Madrid, the capital, is hardest hit by the virus.

Italy, which has the second-highest number of cases worldwide has 69,000 cases, with 6,800 deaths.

In the U.S.--which is third worldwide when discussing the number of cases--now has over 55,000 cases.

And New York State is the most impacted state, as of Tuesday, the state had over 25,000 cases with over 200 deaths. New York City has around 15,000 of those cases, according to officials.

I do want to note, however, that New York has tested over 91,000 people, which--according to Governor Andrew Cuomo--is the highest amount of tests done by any state.

Right now, the virus case count is doubling every three days.

I think it’s important to put this in perspective. That 25,000 tally puts New York State the seventh-highest place by cases worldwide, in between Iran--with 27,000 cases--and France, with nearly 23,000.

Looking at politics...

U.S. lawmakers have reached a deal on the $2 trillion stimulus package.

The deal was reached after midnight, in what could be the longest goal line in history. In the early evening of Tuesday, both Republicans and Democrats had promised that they were in the ‘red zone’ of the deal and that they were at the ‘2-yard line.’ But, a deal has been struck, and the legislation is expected to be enacted within days.

President Donald Trump has said that he wants the U.S. ‘open’ by Easter, on April 12.

Jim Cramer and I will be weighing in on the top stories driving the markets live at 10 am. You can watch us on TheStreet.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter @TheStreet