Coronavirus

  Global shares skid as coronavirus infections soar

Global shares skidded Wednesday as reports of rising numbers of coronavirus cases deepened the gloom over the likely impact on the world economy.

  Trump says ‘life and death’ at stake in following coronavirus guidelines

COVID-19 Tracker: Check out the latest on test results around the country

  Europe faces ICU bed crunch; Experts warn coronavirus could kill up to 240,000 Americans

  Doctor kicked out of Ind. gas station for being Asian in coronavirus-related discrimination

City of Tucson closes park amenities amid COVID-19 outbreak

  Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths

  From teeth to technology: Tucson dentist battles COVID-19 by 3D printing masks

Man hides coronavirus symptoms to visit expectant wife at NY hospital

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  CNN’s Chris Cuomo hosts show from basement after testing positive for coronavirus

  Stats predict COVID-19 peak in coming weeks

  High school seniors stay positive despite school closures, canceled activites

  Should you wear mask in public if not sick with coronavirus?

  Fact Finders: Can Arizona RVers move to a new spot during stay-at-home order?

  Florida docking plan in the works for ill-fated cruise ships

  OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Tucson-area restaurants and other businesses still open during coronavirus outbreak

Here's a list of local restaurants offering deals and discounts.

PCSD: No checkpoints, traffic stops in stay-at-home order enforcement

Sheriff Napier said they will working in an educational approach.

  LIST: Businesses suspend operations, change hours due to coronavirus outbreak

COVID-19 forcing business owners to close doors

Pima County Health Department calling for healthcare volunteers to combat COVID-19

Volunteers, especially those with medical experience, are encouraged to register online.

  Arizona principal gives tips on how to keep students on track while learning from home

Tucson Proud: Getting Through COVID-19 Together

  ‘Star Wars’ actor Andrew Jack dies of coronavirus at 76 in Britain

Those without broadband struggle in a stuck-at-home nation

  Fact Finders: Is there accountability with the governor’s stay-at-home order?

Businesses may get COVID-19 relief loans as soon as Friday

  VIDEO: Indiana woman creates goofy COVID-19 song to Beatles tune

The 65-year-old retired worship leader came up with the lyrics while she was trying to fall asleep.

  At least 28 test positive for COVID-19 in Texas after chartered spring break trip

At least 28 out of approximately 70 people who took a chartered flight for a spring break vacation to Mexico have tested positive for COVID-19.

  Stocks drift, still headed to worst quarter since 2008

The surge of coronavirus cases around the world has sent markets to breathtaking drops since mid-February, undercutting what had been a good start to the year.

  How to strengthen your immune system to combat illnesses

Isolating due to the coronavirus is not the only way you can help keep yourself from getting sick. Boosting your immune system is a good idea to ward off illness and you can do that from the comfort of your own home.

  Amazon fires warehouse worker who staged walkout

The decision prompted a rebuke from New York Attorney General Letitia James, who called on the National Labor Relations Board to investigate.

  A guide to surviving financially as the bills come due

The coronavirus has dealt a financial blow to millions of Americans and now April's bills are coming due. Here is help navigating the biggest issues.

Prosecutor: Michigan man who claimed to have COVID-19 at Kroger tested negative

A Michigan man arrested for coughing on and touching items in a Kroger while claiming to have COVID-19 last Friday has tested negative for the illness.

  Tenor Plácido Domingo feels ‘fine’ after coronavirus

The 79-year-old was reportedly hospitalized in Mexico after publicly acknowledging on March 22 that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and said he was going into isolation.

  Coronavirus slump expected to rival big recessions in history

In a wide-ranging report using data that in parts goes back 800 years, Jim Reid and Henry Allen found that the downturns are in many cases set to be deeper than those endured in the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis 12 years ago — and then some.

  Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing

The beloved Sesame Street Muppets are featured in some of four new animated public service spots reminding young fans to take care while doing such things as washing hands and sneezing.

  Doctors say pink eye a potential symptom of COVID-19

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is recommending doctors take coronavirus precautions when dealing with patients, as several reports suggest the virus can cause conjunctivitis, or pink eye.

  UPDATE: Arizona reports 24 deaths from COVID-19, six in Pima County

As the coronavirus spreads across the country, KOLD News 13 is keeping tabs on the cases in Arizona.

  Coronavirus: Walmart to take workers’ temperatures, provide gloves and masks

The company’s policy already asks workers to self-monitor for symptoms of the virus and not come to work if they don’t feel well.

  Dozens of choir members sickened by coronavirus, 2 dead, after early March rehearsal

Before businesses and schools shut down, nearly 60 people in the choir met at a church to practice. The choir said nearly everyone who had shown up was sick days later.

  Help for bills coming; home buyers, owners see opportunities to save

Expert advice on how to navigate these rough financial times

  Fed steps in once again to try to smooth out lending markets

The Fed is trying to facilitate lending and boost confidence that it will do all it can to support the global financial system.

  WATCH: Goats take over Welsh city while people are on lockdown

Local folks in the coastal town west of Liverpool are finding the critters pretty much everywhere, in gardens, backyards and the strolling along Llandudno’s empty streets.

  Neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins dies from complications of coronavirus

Renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Jim Goodrich died Monday of complications related to coronavirus.

NASA offering fun activities for families stuck at home during coronavirus outbreak

NASA’s website includes dozens of tutorials on different STEM activities for kids and adults alike.

  Calif. phone case company starts making masks as need for medical gear grows

Nomad said their goal is to get as many masks to as many people who need them as quickly and inexpensively as possible.

  How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

In some states, it would amount to a major revamp of their voting system just eight months before an election.

  Daughter says goodbye to mother dying of coronavirus over FaceTime

Knowing her patient would die soon, a charge nurse got dressed in protective gear and used her personal cell phone to help her daughter say goodbye over FaceTime.

  TUSD hands out laptops after state cancels spring semester class

COVID-19 creates new worries for teachers, parents who have to become part-time educators at home.

  Stay-at-home order issued for Arizona; Tucsonans respond

Those who don’t work in essential fields are being told not to go outside except for essential business.

  Fact Finders: How many Pima County patients have recovered from COVID-19?

The Pima County Health Department hopes to start tracking recovered cases.

  Some Instacart, Amazon workers strike as jobs get riskier due to coronavirus

The one-day strikes had little impact on consumers, but the unrest called attention to mounting discontent among low-wage workers who are on the front lines of the pandemic.

Teen’s art inspires Oro Valley healthcare workers

Sidewalk chalk sends a message on the way into the work.

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

The council is made up of college sports administrators representing all 32 D-I conferences, plus two members of the student-athlete advisory committee.

Growing Up Tucson offering discounts for first responders

Law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel can get 50 percent off daycare for children.

  People head to parks, some practicing social distancing

Normally, they talk about anything, and everything, but now it’s hard to escape the subject that keeps them separated.

TPD warns of consequences for failure to stay home amid COVID-19 outbreak

Activities other than those deemed essential are specifically prohibited.

  Abortion providers sue Texas over virus outbreak order

Planned Parenthood joined other abortion providers Wednesday in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak.

  Pima County to replace Richard Elias after his passing

The person chosen to fill the seat must live in the district and be a registered Democrat as Elias was.

  US cities brace for coronavirus spread; Spain’s hospitals at breaking point

The top infectious-disease expert in the United States warned that smaller U.S. cities are about to witness the rapid acceleration in coronavirus cases that New York is seeing.

KOLD News 13 COVID-19 Fact Finders: Submit your questions, we will get you the answers

The KOLD News 13 COVID-19 Fact Finders team is here to answer your questions.

Gov. Ducey to host virtual town hall Thursday on KOLD News 13

KOLD News 13 and other stations across the state will broadcast a virtual town hall with Gov. Doug Ducey from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 2.

BREAKING: Arizona Gov. Ducey issues stay-at-home order for state

Gov. Ducey's essential list will not change.

  ‘Goodnight with Dolly’: Country star to read bedtime stories to kids online

The Facebook event “will feature Dolly Parton reading a series of Imagination Library books all carefully chosen for their appropriate content at this moment in time.”

Banner Health accepting donations of medical supplies and PPE

Donated supplies will be deployed in Banner Health’s Arizona hospitals and medical centers.

  How would overwhelmed hospitals decide who to treat first?

Health care workers are dreading the prospect of such dire scenarios as U.S. hospitals brace for a looming surge in patients who need breathing machines and other resources that could soon be in critically short supply.

  NY Rep. Velazquez diagnosed with ‘presumed’ case of COVID-19

New York Rep. Nydia Velázquez stood within feet of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic and Republican leaders at a signing ceremony after the bill was passed.

Photo of health care workers flying to help NY gets love

The photo shows dozens of people, some wearing masks and gloves, holding their hands in the shape of a heart.

  Wall Street pushes higher, led by surging health care stocks

The relatively tentative moves in the market follow last week’s stellar performance, where the S&P 500 surged 10.2% for its biggest weekly gain since the market hit bottom in 2009 following the financial crisis.

Florida pastor arrested for violating rules amid virus outbreak

Florida officials have arrested the pastor of a megachurch after detectives say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home order in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

  FBI: ‘Don’t fall victim to stimulus check scams’

Officials say don’t fall victim to phone calls, texts, e-mails or websites that ask for personal or financial information in order to receive your federal payment.

JOB FAIRS: Who’s hiring in southern Arizona

Employers holding job fairs to fill open positions.

  Parade helps celebrate Oro Valley woman’s 75th birthday

One by one, a parade of cars and golf carts drove past Francine’s house, honking and blaring birthday tunes.

  How to avoid aches and pains while working from home during coronavirus pandemic

If you’re working from home because of the coronavirus outbreak, there are some things you can do to make sure you don’t strain your body.

Coronavirus: 27 cases confirmed at Tucson nursing facility

Two dozen residents and three employees of Sapphire of Tucson Nursing and Rehab test positive.

  Singer John Prine is in stable condition, his wife says

The singer-songwriter's family said Sunday that Prine was critically ill.

WATCH: Italian twins strike a chord with Coldplay’s ‘Viva la Vida’ in a coronavirus world

Mirko and Valerio have racked up millions of views over the last couple of weeks after recording the song while in isolation during the pandemic.

  At least 130 test positive for coronavirus at Tenn. nursing home, including 2 deaths

At least 130 people, including staff members and residents, have tested positive. At least two people have died from COVID-19.

  Traveling to Florida? You may be stopped at a checkpoint

People entering Florida driving on the Interstate will be screened near the state line as the state looks to stop the spread of COVID-19.

  Time to ‘revenge shop’: China’s coronavirus hot spot reopens

Officials are under orders to revive manufacturing, retailing and other industries while also preventing a spike in infections as people return to work.

  Macy’s to furlough majority of its 130,000 workers amid coronavirus outbreak

Macy’s says it will stop paying tens of thousands of employees who were thrown out of work when the chain closed its stores in response to collapsing sales during the pandemic.

  Student learns she’s school valedictorian at drive-thru window where she works

The high school principal didn't let her school’s closure stop her from announcing this year's valedictorian and salutatorian.

County-by-county COVID-19 tracker

We are updating this county-by-county map to illustrate the number of COVID-19 cases in each county in the United States per capita.

Arizona extends school closures through remainder of school year

Applies to public schools, both district and charter.