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US, UK brace for soaring death tolls as coronavirus pandemic bears down

Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hot spot in Europe after a record 24-hour jump in deaths that surpassed even hard-hit Italy's.


We start off mostly sunny and mild with temperatures climbing into the 60s and 70s. A weak front stalls today bringing a chance of showers and storms.



A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the coronavirus becoming what is believed to be the first animal in the U.S., and first tiger globally, with COVID-19, according to Natasha Daly of National Geographic and the Associated Press.


Staff members with the health department are gathering details to identify others who have had contact with the two people, judge their risk of potential exposure and give out proper information to protect the public in the community.


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Nurses gather cards for patients


Lexington nurses collect cards from kids for hospital patients and staff


IRS warns of economic impact payment scams during coronavirus outbreak


Restaurants offering takeout and delivery during coronavirus pandemic


WDBJ7 presents nightly coronavirus update for Spanish-speaking viewers


VDH: 2,637 coronavirus cases in Virginia, more than 200 new cases in 24 hours



Coronavirus town hall scheduled for Monday night


Americans brace for ‘hardest, saddest’ week of their lives; Europe hopes crisis peaking


Oldest female Marine in Calif. celebrates 104th birthday with drive-by party due to coronavirus


Roanoke County man without home following Sunday fire


Family separated due to coronavirus reunited with newborn son after 10 days


Boeing to continue production shutdown due to coronavirus


Taliban warn peace deal with US near breaking point


Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dies at 84


Search to continue for Kennedy Townsend’s daughter, grandson


Lowe's employee tests positive for coronavirus in Martinsville


Two Florida deputies die after contracting coronavirus


Ukraine battles forest fires near Chernobyl


Lynchburg man in custody after 2-hour standoff with police


UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus


Palm Sunday services held without public; some on rooftops


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