NCAA Approves Extra Year Of Eligibility For Spring Sports Seniors

(CBS Local)- The NCAA Division I Council met Monday to determine whether to grant a waiver for an extra year of eligibility for spring sports seniors who had their seasons canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Monday night, the Council announced that they had decided to grant a blanket waiver to those athletes to allow […]

Coronavirus By The Numbers: Among The States With The Most COVID-19 cases, Illinois Trails Other States In Tests Per Capita

By Christopher Hacker CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois is among the states with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases. But a closer look at coronavirus testing suggests Illinois may be behind other states in its efforts to test as many potentially infected residents as possible. With over five thousand confirmed cases statewide and more than 12 million residents, […]

1,000 new coronavirus cases in Illinois | Daily COVID-19 update for March 29

Information in the COVID-19 pandemic is evolving rapidly, so to help keep WGN viewers informed with the latest updates, follow our live blog for March 29, 2020. These updates will mostly focus on the Chicago area, but will include some national and international news as well. A full list and explanation of the stay-at-home order […]

More than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Illinois, 18 more deaths

Please enable Javascript to watch this video The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,105 new cases of coronavirus disease have been confirmed in the state as of Sunday, including 18 additional deaths. The latest statistics released by health officials bring the state total up to 4,596 cases, including 65 deaths. Those deaths included 11 […]

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 18 new known deaths, 1,105 new cases in the state, officials say

Illinois announced 18 new known deaths on Sunday and 1,105 new coronavirus infections, the state’s largest single-day increase. That brings the state total to 4,596 confirmed cases and 65 deaths. The totals came a day after Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced an infant diagnosed with COVID-19 has died. The 9-month-old-child, whose medical history was not released, […]

First 500 Beds Arrive At McCormick Place As It Turns Into Alternative Care Facility During COVID-19 Crisis

CHICAGO (CBS) — The first 500 beds arrived at McCormick Place Monday – in phase one of a potentially life-saving project providing thousands of beds for spillover patients who test positive for COVID-19. Security told CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey the campus was shut down for the installation of the beds. There will ultimately be […]

Naperville Pastor Angel Escamilla Dies Of COVID-19

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Naperville pastor has died of COVID-19. He had been critically ill for a week after testing positive for the coronavirus. CBS 2’s Jim Williams has more. Well beyond the Calvary Church in Naperville, they prayed for assistant pastor Angel Escamilla. He tested positive for COVID-19 last Tuesday and was in the […]

Regional countries request Iranian coronavirus diagnostic test kits

By Trend The business development manager at Pishtaz Teb Zaman Diagnostics said that regional countries such as Syria and Iraq are seeking Iranian coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnostic test kits, business development manager at the company Vahid Younesi said. “If our production exceeds the country’s need, we will export the surplus to other countries,” the manager added, […]

Asia Breaking News

Airport passenger traffic in Asia-Pacific set to plunge 24% in Q1 – industry group

FILE PHOTO: South Korean soldiers carry out disinfection work at the international airport amid the rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Daegu, South Korea, March 6, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon SYDNEY (Reuters) – Airport passenger traffic in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to take a 24% hit in the first quarter from the […]

Airport passenger traffic in Asia-Pacific set to plunge 24% in first quarter – industry group

FILE PHOTO: South Korean soldiers carry out disinfection work at the international airport amid the rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Daegu, South Korea, March 6, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon SYDNEY (Reuters) – Airport passenger traffic in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to take a 24% hit in the first quarter from the […]

Airport passenger traffic in Asia-Pacific set to plunge 24per cent in first quarter – industry group

Business Airport passenger traffic in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to take a 24per cent hit in the first quarter from the coronavirus, leading to a US$3 billion decline in airport revenue and placing pressure on growth projects, an industry group said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: South Korean soldiers carry out disinfection work at the […]

Europe Breaking News

Coronavirus: Europe and US in desperate search for medical supplies as virus rates soar

The hunt for ventilators and other medical supplies has consumed Europe and America, as new coronavirus infections soared and political paralysis stalled efforts for a quick aid package from US congress. Asian markets and US futures both sank as more governments tightened restrictions to fight the pandemic. Fears grew that densely-crowded New York could become […]

Ex-French Minister Becomes Europe’s Most Senior Politician to Die From Covid-19

A former French minister today (SUN) became the most senior politician in Europe to die of coronavirus. Patrick Devedjian, the 75-year-old President of the Hauts-de-Seine departmental council, succumbed to the virus early on Sunday morning, three days after tweeting that he was ‘tired but stable’. Mr Devedjian, a married father of four, was in the […]

Boy, 14, described as ‘angel’ is youngest in Europe to die of coronavirus

Tributes have been paid to a healthy 14-year-old boy who became Europe’s youngest coronavirus fatality. Amateur futsal player Vitor Godinho died in a hospital near Porto, Potugal, in the early hours of this morning morning after falling ill with the virus. He is understood to have suffered from psoriasis, a skin disorder that can affect […]

Africa Breaking News

Okonjo-Iweala, Angelique Kidjo, Peace Hyde and others make WeForGood’s ‘100 Women Creating A Better Africa’ List

WeForGood International is proud to announce the final results of its ‘100 Women Creating A Better Africa’ campaign, an initiative which kicked-off with a call for nomination to the general public on March 6, 2020. This campaign, which is part of the organisation’s commemoration of International Women’s Day, is aimed at putting the spotlight on […]

South Africa’s 21-Day Lock-Down Is Actually Good News For Jupiter Mines

Investment Thesis At midnight on March 27, a 21-day lock-down will begin in South Africa with the aim of containing the spread of the coronavirus. Only health care, law enforcement, food sales and distribution, and utilities operations are exempt. At first glance, this sounds like terrible news for companies like Jupiter Mines (OTC:OTC:JMXXF), which owns […]

DW Africa correspondents on life under the threat of COVID-19

Thuso Khumalo in South Africa It’s day one of the lockdown in South Africa and towns already resemble ghost cities as citizens heed the government’s call to stay at home. The military and the police have taken over the streets. Citizens who need to buy medicine, visit a doctor or buy groceries are the only […]

Latin America Breaking News

Covid-19 will sicken Latin America’s weak economies

Mar 26th 2020 Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus hub IN BRAZIL, COPACABANA beach is deserted and football stadiums are being turned into […]

Tech News

Printing Out A Solution For The COVID-19 Problem

CHICAGO (CBS) — A community of high tech volunteers is also stepping up to the COVID-19 challenge. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports on a network of helpers and their 3D printers. Humming along is a 3D printer helping a North Side family step in to protect hospital workers in the age of coronavirus. Richard Beien […]

Regional countries request Iranian coronavirus diagnostic test kits

By Trend The business development manager at Pishtaz Teb Zaman Diagnostics said that regional countries such as Syria and Iraq are seeking Iranian coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnostic test kits, business development manager at the company Vahid Younesi said. “If our production exceeds the country’s need, we will export the surplus to other countries,” the manager added, […]

Data Quality Tools Market Size 2020 By Global Business Trends, Share, Future Demand, Progress Insight, Modest Analysis, Statistics, Regional Growth, and Forecast to 2026

Mar 29, 2020 (The Expresswire) — Global “Data Quality Tools Market” Research Report 2020-2026 is a historical overview and in-depth study on the current and future market of the Data Quality Tools industry. The report represents a basic overview of the Data Quality Tools market share, competitor segment with a basic introduction of key vendors, […]

Middle East

MOVES-Deutsche Bank’s Middle East CEO moves to Gulf International Bank

DUBAI, March 29 (Reuters) – Jamal Al Kishi, the chief executive officer for Deutsche Bank’s Middle East and Africa, has moved to Bahrain-based Gulf International Bank, GIB said in a statement. He will work there as CEO of GIB B.S.C. and deputy group CEO, the bank – which is almost entirely owned by Saudi Arabia’s […]

Canada Breaking News

Regional countries request Iranian coronavirus diagnostic test kits

By Trend The business development manager at Pishtaz Teb Zaman Diagnostics said that regional countries such as Syria and Iraq are seeking Iranian coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnostic test kits, business development manager at the company Vahid Younesi said. “If our production exceeds the country’s need, we will export the surplus to other countries,” the manager added, […]

Data Quality Tools Market Size 2020 By Global Business Trends, Share, Future Demand, Progress Insight, Modest Analysis, Statistics, Regional Growth, and Forecast to 2026

Mar 29, 2020 (The Expresswire) — Global “Data Quality Tools Market” Research Report 2020-2026 is a historical overview and in-depth study on the current and future market of the Data Quality Tools industry. The report represents a basic overview of the Data Quality Tools market share, competitor segment with a basic introduction of key vendors, […]

Global VoLTE (Voice over LTE) Ecosystem Market Size 2020 By Emerging Trends, Industry Share, Growth Strategy, Developing Technologies, Market Potential, Traders, Regional Overview and SWOT Analysis till 2026

Mar 29, 2020 (The Expresswire) — Global “VoLTE (Voice over LTE) Ecosystem Market” is a comprehensive research that provides information regarding VoLTE (Voice over LTE) Ecosystem market size, trends, growth, cost structure, capacity, revenue and forecast 2026. This report also includes the overall study of the VoLTE (Voice over LTE) Ecosystem Market share with all […]

UK Breaking News

Regional countries request Iranian coronavirus diagnostic test kits

By Trend The business development manager at Pishtaz Teb Zaman Diagnostics said that regional countries such as Syria and Iraq are seeking Iranian coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnostic test kits, business development manager at the company Vahid Younesi said. “If our production exceeds the country’s need, we will export the surplus to other countries,” the manager added, […]

Data Quality Tools Market Size 2020 By Global Business Trends, Share, Future Demand, Progress Insight, Modest Analysis, Statistics, Regional Growth, and Forecast to 2026

Mar 29, 2020 (The Expresswire) — Global “Data Quality Tools Market” Research Report 2020-2026 is a historical overview and in-depth study on the current and future market of the Data Quality Tools industry. The report represents a basic overview of the Data Quality Tools market share, competitor segment with a basic introduction of key vendors, […]

Global VoLTE (Voice over LTE) Ecosystem Market Size 2020 By Emerging Trends, Industry Share, Growth Strategy, Developing Technologies, Market Potential, Traders, Regional Overview and SWOT Analysis till 2026

Mar 29, 2020 (The Expresswire) — Global “VoLTE (Voice over LTE) Ecosystem Market” is a comprehensive research that provides information regarding VoLTE (Voice over LTE) Ecosystem market size, trends, growth, cost structure, capacity, revenue and forecast 2026. This report also includes the overall study of the VoLTE (Voice over LTE) Ecosystem Market share with all […]

Australia Breaking News

Steve Smith again eligible to captain Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Steve Smith’s two-year leadership ban ended quietly Sunday, leaving him eligible to again captain Australia at a time of uncertainty over when international cricket will resume. Smith was stripped of the captaincy and banned from leading Australia for two years over his involvement in the 2018 ball tampering scandal in South Africa. […]

Critical Path to Offer Free Online PR Services to Help Clients Navigate the Coronavirus Crisis

Critical Path to Offer Free Online PR Services to Help Clients Navigate the Coronavirus Crisis – World News Report – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for global professionals · Sunday, March 29, 2020 · 513,304,944 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools News Topics Newsletters Press Releases […]

The strict new rules that begin in Australia today

How to make hand sanitiser Virus vaccine close to becoming a reality Prime Minister Scott Morrison has unveiled tough new guidelines on public gatherings, as he announced work was underway to ban rental evictions during the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Morrison said on Sunday that the National Cabinet had revised its 10-person limit on public gatherings […]