April 8 COVID-19 Updates & Other Things You Need to Know
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
COVID-19: COVID-19 world map from John Hopkins University
County by county coronavirus count from centralmaine.com.
COVID-19 updates from Newscenter.
Maine is starting today with 512 cases of the coronavirus, 12 deaths and 176 have recovered according to WABI.
With 1,800 deaths the United States has seen a record day for deaths from the coronavirus according to the BBC, overall the US has just under 400,000 cases, and globally there are 1.4 million cases.
Maine is opening “alternative care sites” for COVID-19 Bangor and Portland according to centralmaine.com.
SNAP benefits are becoming more accessible at Maine’s farmers’ markets according to US News.
Education professionals are now getting ready for remote learning for the rest of the school year according to WABI.
Maine is looking at pushing the primary from June to July according to US News.
Mainers who were already on unemployment benefits are seeing issues according to WABI.
A white flag with a red heart is being made my Maine Flag Company to support Maine healthcare and restaurant workers according to according to WMTW.
While many business are closed, most of construction industry is still working and building according to WMTW.
The Gardiner bridge project is one of the few construction projects that is stopping down due to the coronavirus according to centralmaine.com.
Wisconsin held its primary yesterday according to the BBC.