The latest coronavirus updates: Sunday, April 26, 2020

Posted at 1:42 PM, Apr 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 06:40:57-04

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.

9:53 PM
Although the season is on hold and the future uncertain amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cleveland Indians will continue to pay its full-time employees their regular salaries through June 30, according to the team. More here.

8:33 PM
The city of Cleveland, like the state of Ohio, has seen consecutive days with decreased daily positive COVID-19 test results. More here.

7:58 PM
Cleveland Cavaliers' power forward Kevin Love, continuing his philanthropic efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, made a special socially-distanced appearance to brighten the day of health care workers on the frontlines. More here.

4:56 PM
Thanks to the record-breaking viewership, the NFL’s charity event “Draft-A-Thon LIVE” helped raise $6.6 million to benefit COVID-19 relief efforts across the country. More here.

4:02 PM
After distributing more than 3,000 pounds of pet food to residents in need, the Willowick Pet Food Pantry has scheduled four additional distribution dates in May. More here.

3:18 PM
Number of COVID-19 cases in Ohio has dropped for the fourth day in a row, according to numbers released by the Ohio Department of Health. More here.

1:37 PM
Many people are selflessly serving their communities during the COVID-19 crisis, including some members of Cleveland’s Vietnamese community. More here.

Additional Coronavirus information and resources:

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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 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.

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

See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.