CORONAVIRUS

What You Missed Overnight: SL County Order Now In Effect, Social Distancing Guidelines Extended, And More

Mar 30, 2020, 7:02 AM | Updated: 7:45 am
A digital sign above a CVS Pharmacy at the shuttered Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on the Las ...
A digital sign above a CVS Pharmacy at the shuttered Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip displays the message "Please stay home when you are sick" due to the continuing spread of the coronavirus across the United States on March 28, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Here are some of the important coronavirus stories you may have missed overnight.

The Tokyo Olympics have a new opening ceremonies date

The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games.

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President Trump extended social distancing to the end of April

President Donald Trump previously had hoped to get the nation back open by Easter. On Sunday, he pushed social distancing guidelines for the nation to April 30.

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Amazon and Instacart workers are getting ready to strike

Amazon employees at the company’s Staten Island, New York, facility plan to walk off the job Monday amid allegations the online retail giant has mishandled its response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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A light display in Utah County is spreading hope

A light display in the mountains above Pleasant Grove is helping spread some hope during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Bob Garff died from complications due to COVID-19

Auto icon Bob Garff, chairman of Ken Garff Enterprises, died from complications caused by COVID-19.

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Spain overtook China in number of infections

Spain overtook China on Monday in confirmed coronavirus infections as the pandemic stretched scores of Spanish hospitals to their breaking point.

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What You Missed Overnight: SL County Order Now In Effect, Social Distancing Guidelines Extended, And More