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The latest coronavirus updates: Monday, April 13, 2020

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Posted at 7:34 AM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 06:34:10-04

CLEVELAND — All of the updates on the coronavirus and the incredible impact it's having on our lives can be hard to keep up with. To help you keep up, we'll post this daily blog on our homepage. You can find all of our stories, and a map of Ohio cases, on our coronavirus page.

9:50 PM
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing people to line up at food banks across the country to ask for help to feed themselves and their families. More here.

8:52 PM
Northeast Ohio charities and non-profit organizations are feeling the financial strain caused by the coronavirus pandemic and some smaller agencies are concerned they may be forced to close unless some assistance comes soon. More here.

7:04 PM
The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) was notified Monday of four new positive COVID-19 tests in Cleveland residents, bringing the total confirmed cases in the city to 316. More here.

6:10 PM
Raising Cane's is joining in on the fight against COVID-19. More here.

5:54 PM
A study conducted by a team of doctors, including two from the Cleveland Clinic, shows that it can, in fact, be determined if the virus was the immediate cause of the death or just a factor, and can be reported accordingly. More here.

4:53 PM
A tech company in Uniontown is challenging and rewarding its employees for doing acts of kindness during the pandemic. More here.

4:38 PM
An Akron photographer is trying to capture the pandemic behind the lens. More here.

3:09 PM
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton issued an order Monday that requires long term care facilities to notify residents and families within 24 hours if a resident or staff member tests positive for COVID-19. More here.

2:35 PM
Gov. Mike DeWine issues order prohibiting out-of-state sale of liquor in Ohio counties on border. More here.

2:13 PM
The governor announced the first death of an inmate in the state, at the Pickaway Correctional Institution in Central Ohio. More here.

2 PM
The Ohio Department of Health updated its numbers on Monday afternoon, and they show that the state continues to experience a steady, gradual rise in COVID-19 cases and deaths. More here.

1:44 PM
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton are providing an update on coronavirus in Ohio during their daily news conference on Monday, April 13. More here.

12:55 PM
The Internal Revenue Service announced Saturday that it had deposited its first wave of coronavirus stimulus checks into the bank accounts of qualifying Americans. For those who don’t normally file a tax return, however, a new web tool has been launched to receive Economic Impact Payments. More here.

12:05 PM
ICYMI: Cleveland Public Library is working with the city of Cleveland to help protect first responders from COVID-19 while serving their communities. More here.

The Cleveland Public Library is using 3D technology to print 2,000 face shields for city's first responders.
The Cleveland Public Library is using 3D technology to print 2,000 face shields for city's first responders.

12:00 PM
The Cleveland Browns announced that the team’s new uniforms will finally be released on Wednesday, and all of the net proceeds from jersey sales will be donated to those working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. More here.

11:45 AM
The Regional Income Tax Authority (RITA) has extended the deadline for residents to file municipal income tax for the 2019 tax year until July 15, 2020. More here.

11:20 AM
Kent State University announced the cancellation of all on-campus activities, events, summer camps and conferences sponsored by the university through July 4. More here.

11:15 AM
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority reported its fifth positive COVID-19 case Monday morning. More here.

10:35 AM
When it comes to crime during the coronavirus outbreak, we’re hearing from some communities and cities like Akron that crime is down. But that’s not stopping people from investing in security systems. We’ve heard the customers concerns and found out what the differences are between professional and do-it-yourself systems. More here.

10:18 AM
The coronavirus has affected the way home health care workers treat their patients.These workers may be the first to see signs of the virus in their patients. More here.

9:47 AM
Friends of the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter (FCCAS) know times are hard for many people struggling financially, which is why the shelter has set up an emergency pet food pantry to make sure no cats or dogs go hungry. More here.

9:40 AM
U.S. Attorneys across the nation are warning people to be on the lookout for scams related to the coronavirus. More here.

8:40 AM
"Good Morning America" anchor George Stephanopoulos has tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. More here.

8:15 AM
Since nursing homes and elderly care facilities can’t have visitors because of the coronavirus, Kent State University started a greeting card drive to collect letters of hope and joy to brighten the days of those living in eldercare facilities. More here.
Railroad Brewing Company in Avon is open and it’s helping the community with a food bank. More here.
Railroad Brewing Company in Avon is open and it’s helping the community with a food bank. More here.
7:30 AM
President Donald Trump retweeted a call to fire Dr. Anthony Fauci, a top health expert on his coronavirus task force, after Fauci made comments that indicated that earlier action by Trump to mitigate the virus could have saved lives. More here.
President Donald Trump retweeted a call to fire Dr. Anthony Fauci, a top health expert on his coronavirus task force, after Fauci made comments that indicated that earlier action by Trump to mitigate the virus could have saved lives. More here.

Additional Coronavirus information and resources:

Read our daily Coronavirus Live Blog for the latest updates and news on coronavirus.
Click here for a page with resources including a COVID-19 overview from the CDC, details on cases in Ohio, a timeline of Governor Mike DeWine's orders since the outbreak, coronavirus' impact on Northeast Ohio, and link to more information from the Ohio Department of Health, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, the CDC and the WHO.
Read our daily Coronavirus Live Blog for the latest updates and news on coronavirus.
See data visualizations showing the impact of coronavirus in Ohio, including county-by-county maps, charts showing the spread of the disease, and more.

View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.

Here is everything you need to know about testing for coronavirus in Ohio.
Here's a list of things in Northeast Ohio closed due to coronavirus concerns
Here's a list of things in Northeast Ohio closed due to coronavirus concerns
Here's a list of things in Northeast Ohio closed due to coronavirus concerns
See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.
Here's a list of things in Northeast Ohio closed due to coronavirus concerns
See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.
Here's a list of things in Northeast Ohio closed due to coronavirus concerns
See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.

See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.

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