Congress and the White House agreed early this morning to an historic stimulus program. Prince Charles is among those diagnosed with the virus. Mitt Romney is not. A former nurse in Martinsville uses her sewing shop to make masks. And venerable Clarence's Steak & Seafood in Ridgeway is among restaurants closing for a while. Coming today: How will local school districts adjust to state's closing? The Virginia Department of Health reports 290 cases statewide -- they now are making steady move west -- and the death count advanced to 7. Some 45 people are hospitalized. Johns Hopkins University's real-time map shows 436,159 cases world wide and 19,648 deaths. There are 55,238 cases in the U.S., gaining on China and Italy. Worldmeters coronavirus update -- which always trends a little higher -- shows the death count in the U.S. at 785.
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The West Piedmont Health District, which includes Martinsville and Henry County, now has its first confirmed case of COVID-19.
Martinsville City Council has decided to cancel Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting in Council Chambers and postpone upcoming budget reviews, too.
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"This disease is real," he said. "This disease needs not to be taken lightly. Please protect your families, your loved ones, your friends, yourself."
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