Coronavirus live updates: Newsom issues order protecting consumers from price gouging

3:09 p.m. Don’t force fire victims to rebuild during outbreak, Lara says. California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a notice Friday telling insurance companies to stop enforcing deadlines on policyholders for claims or coverage until 90 days after any state of emergency has ended related to COVID-19. The notice applies to deadlines for claim forms, […]

Coronavirus latest: China mourns COVID-19 victims

In reporting on the coronavirus pandemic, unless otherwise specified, DW uses figures provided by the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Coronavirus Resource Center in the United States. JHU updates figures in real time, collating data from world health organizations, state and national governments and other public official sources, all of whom have their own systems for […]

Coronavirus latest: Global death toll reaches 60,000

05:00 A 58-year-old German doctor has died in his apartment, ignoring orders to self-isolate after showing coronavirus symptoms. The London-based medic was found dead at his flat near Berlin, creating concern he could have infected other people on a flight from the UK to Germany last month, British daily The Guardian has reported. 

Coronavirus live updates: Pink tests positive for COVID-19

3:09 p.m. Don’t force fire victims to rebuild during outbreak, Lara says. California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a notice Friday telling insurance companies to stop enforcing deadlines on policyholders for claims or coverage until 90 days after any state of emergency has ended related to COVID-19. The notice applies to deadlines for claim forms, […]

Coronavirus live updates: Pink tests positive, then negative for COVID-19

12:13 p.m. Business, taxpayer groups urge Newsom to extend property tax deadline: The California Taxpayers Association, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, California Chamber of Commerce and 75 local business and taxpayer groups urged Gov. Gavin Newsom to extend the April 10 deadline for paying the second installment of this year’s property tax until July 15. In […]

Coronavirus live updates: San Francisco tops 500 cases, including another Laguna Honda nursing home resident

6:45 a.m. Google tracks how localities are doing with social distancing: The number of people in California who visited retail and recreation sites — like restaurants, cafes and shopping centers — during the past six weeks was half of what it was at the beginning of the year, according to data analyzed and released Friday […]