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Monday's Coronavirus Update: Cases Worldwide and Possible Postponement of 2020 Olympics

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Here's what you need to do about the coronavirus cases worldwide. 

There are over 362,000 cases worldwide, with over 15,000 deaths.

And, according to Johns Hopkins, there are over 101,000 recovered cases of the virus.

Watch the video above for more.

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Good afternoon, it’s Monday, March 23.

Let’s go over the coronavirus cases worldwide, and give you the latest in the United States.

There are over 362,000 cases worldwide, with over 15,000 deaths.

Canada announced last night that it won’t be sending an Olympic team to the 2020 Olympic Games, which are scheduled to take place this summer.

And then International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound told USA Today sports that the Games will likely be postponed to 2021.

We’ll keep you updated on that story both on and Sports Illustrated.

And India is taking steps to prevent the spread, by only allowing essential businesses to stay open and has suspended domestic flights.

In the U.S., there are over 40,000 cases, with New York state at the center of the outbreak.

There are around 20,000 cases of the virus in the state, with over 150 deaths.

In New York alone, around 13% of the people who tested positive for the virus have had to be hospitalized.

Michigan, Ohio and Louisiana are just the latest states to order residents to stay at home. Maryland and Massachusetts have ordered all nonessential businesses to close.

And then there’s Boeing.

Boeing will be temporarily suspending production operations out of the Puget Sound facilities in Washington State due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The suspension will kick in on Wednesday, and the company said that it will being to reduce production activity starting Monday.

The suspension will last 14 days. The company said that it will deep clean the site and establish “rigorous criteria” for return to work.

As always, we’re working hard to keep you updated on the coronavirus, and the markets, so stick with TheStreet for the latest.

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