HEADLINES: • Phone data shows 90% of Americans stayed home • Wall Street opens lower as U.S. crude collapse • Trump says he will suspend all immigration • Coronavirus cases rise to 23,000 in Africa..
Reuters: U.S. eyes reports on North Korean leader Kim's health; South Korea, China cast doubt.
NYSE: The Dow dropped 510 points, or more than 2%, shortly after today's open.
Reuters: Trump pressed to halt federal pension investments in China's ZTE, Hikvision
CGTN: China issues alert to its citizens to avoid traveling abroad amid COVID-19 pandemic, said Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday, adding overseas Chinese should avoid cross-border travel as well..
Sky News: NHS England says the number of reported #coronavirus deaths in hospitals has risen by 778 to 15,607.
Malay Mail: Spain records 430 more coronavirus deaths..
Reuters: Brighton's Amex Stadium to serve as COVID-19 testing centre.
CNBC: Amazon invests $10 million to help conserve forests as part of climate change plan.
Malay Mail: Hong Kong extends restrictions to preserve success of coronavirus efforts.
Reuters: Trump says he will suspend all immigration into U.S. over coronavirus.
Vanguard Newspapers: COVID-19: Cases rise to 23,000 in Africa – WHO
Reuters Business: Benchmark Brent and U.S. oil futures for June delivery plunged to around two-decade lows on Tuesday, a day after U.S. May futures sank into negative territory for the first time in history as demand tumbled due to the coronavirus crisis.
The Guardian: France urges Apple and Google to ease privacy rules on contact tracing
MSNBC: Facebook has removed some events planning protests against stay-at-home measures because they violated protective measures imposed by governors, Facebook says.
Reuters Business: Wall Street opens lower as U.S. crude collapse adds to pandemic worries.
New York Times: Thousands of animals in Spain have been left behind amid one of the world’s largest and deadliest coronavirus outbreaks — something that has been mirrored around the world.
Reuters: U.S. coronavirus death toll rises to 40,000..
The U.S. death toll from the novel coronavirus rose to more than 40,000 on Sunday, the highest in the world and almost double the number of deaths in the next highest country Italy, according to a Reuters tally.
World Health Organization (WHO): Avoid touching your face, especially your eyes 👀, nose 👃and mouth 👄 to prevent the coronavirus from entering your body.
MSNBC: Over 50 patients have died at Cobble Hill Health Center in Brooklyn, NY amid the coronavirus pandemic..
“The cause of death is not precisely COVID-19,” Ron Allen reports. “One reason they don’t know precisely is because they don’t have the ability to test.”
Bloomberg: Smartphone location data shows that 90% of Americans have stayed home.
Fox News: 2 Wuhan whistleblowers missing months after helping expose coronavirus outbreak, activists say.
Amid tightening controls on information in China, two citizen journalists reporting on the coronavirus pandemic in Wuhan disappeared in February, according to a report, and months later, activists say the whistleblowers are still missing.
Reuters: Coronavirus cases in Chile top 10,000, third highest in Latin America.
Chile reported over 10,000 cases of coronavirus on Sunday, the third-highest tally in Latin America, as the disease continues to ravage the economy of the world's top copper producer.