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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Coronavirus Effects Ramping Up

Regional | by Jill Young  

Some bigger developments as WHO declares pandemic.

There have been quite a few developments regarding the coronavirus.

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a "pandemic" and are calling on countries to scale up emergency response.

The NBA took action and suspended the season after a player from the Utah Jazz tested positive for COVID - 19.

The NHL meanwhile is expected to update the status of its season today.

The Columbus Blue Jackets will host Pittsburgh tonight in the first game without any fans in attendance.

US President Donald Trump has suspended travel from Europe to the US, starting Friday at midnight.

In entertainment, Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson are in isolation in Australia after testing positive for the virus after coming down with some symptoms.

Ontario has 5 new travel related cases of coronavirus to a total of 42.

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