Last updated: COVID-19 Update: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Wednesday, May 13, 2020


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There’s a lot going on. Here are today’s COVID-19 updates that you should know.

Your daily dose of hope

The US Internal Revenue Service now allows employees to make midyear changes to their healthcare coverage.

Interest rates on federal student loans fall to record lows.

The return of drive-in movie theaters.

Mama bear doing her thing.

News you need to know

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the US could experience an extended period of weak growth.

New legislation proposed by US House Democrats would add more pandemic relief.

Shobushi, a 28-year-old Japanese sumo wrestler, was the first in his sport to die from COVID-19.

Quote of the day

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” — Helen Keller

Data of the day

Resources, best practices, and self-care pointers for these trying times can be found HERE.

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