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The latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, April 25, 2020

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Posted at 8:32 AM, Apr 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-26 13:42:44-04

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.

7:10 PM
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more Ohioans have filed for unemployment insurance than in the past two years combined. The economic impact from the coronavirus is far from over. To help those looking for work, Ohio Means Jobs Cleveland-Cuyahoga County is transitioning its job-seeking and resume-building resources online. More here.

7:09 PM
The Cleveland Department of Public Health was notified of 15 positive COVID-19 tests on Saturday, less than half of the number of positive tests compared to the day before. There have been a total of 571 confirmed cases in the city of Cleveland. There have been 23 fatalities in the city to date.

5:45 PM
After putting out a call for volunteers to help make face masks for health care workers, University Hospitals has announced it has reached its goal of 100,000 mask donations. More here.

4:51 PM
A new delivery service just launched in Cleveland to help seniors get the things they need, safely. More here.

4:23 PM
Numbers released by the Ohio Department of Health on Saturday show that despite new cases having been confirmed in counties across the state, the number of daily cases has dropped for the third day in a row. More here.

12:07 PM
Gov. Mike DeWine shared a photo Saturday morning thanking health care workers at Akron Children's Hospital for their efforts in fighting the coronavirus and with social distancing. More here.

11:50 AM
Hollywood studios are shuffling more release dates as a result of the coronavirus, including sequels to "Doctor Strange," "Spider-Man: Far From Home" and "Into the Spider-Verse." More here.

11:45 AM
NASCAR team owner Richard Childress is auctioning off one of racing legend Dale Earnhardt's cars to raise money for coronavirus relief efforts. More here.

11:26 AM
Starting Saturday, Sheetz is giving first responders and health care workers a free cup of coffee whenever they stop in. More here.

10:21 AM
With no real plan to reopen Capitol Hill any time soon, leaders are considering the 21st century option of remote legislating. More here.

Friday

10:41 PM
While many are eager to get back to work, others are concerned with how reopening the state could impact the spread of COVID-19. More here.

9:34 PM
A recent graduate of Case Western Reserve University has partnered with students from Dartmouth College to help essential workers across the U.S., and you can help them in their mission, called Give Essential. More here.

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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.
See data visualizations showing the impact of coronavirus in Ohio, including county-by-county maps, charts showing the spread of the disease, and more.
See data visualizations showing the impact of coronavirus in Ohio, including county-by-county maps, charts showing the spread of the disease, and more.
The federal government has begun distributing $1,200 Economic Impact Payments to millions of Americans to help relieve the economic burden caused by coronavirus. Click here for everything you need to know about checking the status and receiving these payments.
The federal government has begun distributing $1,200 Economic Impact Payments to millions of Americans to help relieve the economic burden caused by coronavirus. Click here for everything you need to know about checking the status and receiving these payments.
The CDC and the Ohio Department of Health are now recommending the use of cloth face coverings in public to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The CDC and the Ohio Department of Health are now recommending the use of cloth face coverings in public to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Read more about the CDC's recommendation here. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make a face mask from common household materials, without having to know how to sew.
Read more about the CDC's recommendation here. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make a face mask from common household materials, without having to know how to sew.
View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.
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 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
See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.
See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.