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The latest coronavirus updates: Sunday, May 3, 2020

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Posted at 8:27 AM, May 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 23:01:56-04

The latest news and updates about the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having across Northeast Ohio:

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In Ohio, hundreds of those children are nearing their time to age out of the foster care system. Many of them are left to wonder where they’ll end up amid the uncertainty of a global health crisis. More here.

10:47 PM
Ohio's requirement to report employees who refuse to return to work gets a mixed reaction. More here.

8:11 PM
Due to COVID-10 concerns car shows are unable to meet as usual with large groups of people gathering around to check out the flashy vehicles, so the Ashland Cruise has found a way to bring the car show to spectators while socially distancing. More here.

7:24 PM
The family of a 103-year-old World War II veteran from Mayfield Village threw a surprise social distancing celebration to cheer him up after learning he was having a difficult time in isolation. More here.

6:12 PM
A medical supply store in Mentor is adding to Ohio’s supply of personal protective equipment to help protect people from COVID-19. More here.

4:46 PM
A small group of protesters took to the neighborhood in Bexley, Ohio where Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton lives Saturday evening, upset over the Stay Safe Ohio order and some businesses remaining closed. More here.

3:06 PM
Coronavirus cases in Ohio remained steady on Sunday. More here.

10:07 AM
Cleveland Brown Denzel Ward is giving back to the community. More here.

9:09 AM
The 910th Airlift Wing is launching ‘Hercs Over America’ on Monday as a way for the Air Force Reserve to salute the thousands of healthcare workers, essential employees and other first responders on the front line of the battle against COVID-19. More here.

8:30 AM
A North Olmsted volunteer group called Makers for Medics are working together to help slow the spread of COVID-19. They’re using 3D printers to make 20,000 face shields for local health care workers and first responders. More here.

8:22 AM
The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services is asking employers to tell them if an employee refuses to return to work as the state works on reopening. More here.

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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

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