CORONAVIRUS: News Roundup

Wednesday's news briefs on the global pandemic.

As expected, theWimbledon tennis tournament, scheduled to start at the end of June in London, has been cancelled.

New York City says 1400 members of the NYPD have tested positive for coronavirus. About 17 percent of the force is out sick. (ABC News)

The Bureau of Prisons will begin confining federal inmates to their cells for 14 days to prevent the spread of coronavirus. (Fox News

The captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt is asking the Navy to take the aircraft carrier out of service and isolate its 5000 crew members to curb the spread of coronavirus on the ship. Dozens of sailors have been infected. (NBC News)

There are now more than 845,000 cases of coronavirus worldwide, with more than 41,000 deaths. (Yahoo! News)

The U.S. now has 190,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the death toll has now surpassed 4000, more than the number of victims killed in the 9/11 attacks. (NBC News)

The San Francisco Bay Area has had some success flattening the curve after two weeks of social isolation. (Politico)

New YorkGovernor Cuomosays coronavirus is "more dangerous" than expected as cases jumped 14 percent overnight Tuesday to more than 75,795. (CNBC)

Senate majority leaderMitch McConnellclaims impeachment "diverted the attention" of theTrumpadministration from coronavirus response. (The Washington Post)

A second mega-church pastor has been charged with violating ban on large gatherings. (New York Daily News)

A New York man who was exposed to coronavirus hid his symptoms so he could visit his wife in hospital maternity ward. (NBC News)

California schools superintendent says schools are unlikely to reopen this academic year. (Los Angeles Times)

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