Coronavirus headline roundup: Thursday, May 7


FILE – This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, U.S. health regulators OK’d the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The sample will still have to be shipped for processing back to LabCorp, which operates diagnostic labs throughout the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

State health officials report 45,646 cases and 4,343 deaths due to COVID-19 in Michigan

Whitmer: Stay Home-Stay Safe until May 28

US shelves detailed guide to reopening country

Common Ground Music Festival pulls plug for 2020

COVID-19 healthcare jobs portal launched

Military member who works near Trump tests positive for coronavirus

Dead people are getting stimulus checks: Who else is getting paid before you?

Frontier Airlines will drop $39 ‘More Room’ fee for having open seat next to you

Whitmer extends unemployment benefit eligibility

Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to be offered at Kroger Health

Rite Aid increases COVID-19 testing with 46 new sites and expanded testing criteria

33 million have sought US unemployment aid since virus hit

Twins work side-by-side as nurses fighting coronavirus

JetBlue giving 100,000 healthcare workers free round trip flight for 2

IRS: Stimulus payments to the dead should be returned

High school swimmer buys own pool on Amazon to keep training during coronavirus pandemic

Millions could lose health insurance if Affordable Care Act is ruled unconstitutional

Two McDonald’s employees shot in Oklahoma City over COVID-19 dining room policy, police say

Weather Wednesday: How the Coronavirus is impacting weather models

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