Today’s coronavirus update: Tracking your stimulus check, the future of sports

More than 80 million people were expected to get direct deposits by Wednesday containing their share of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package intended blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Millions more who are still waiting can follow some simple steps to get their money faster. But make sure to watch out for scammers.

Depending on how you file your tax returns, you may get a mailed check — in which case expect to see President Trump’s name printed on it.

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Here’s what else we learned today:

New York crisis:

Staying power:

Eyes on China:

Enlarge ImagePeople wearing surgical masks walk near near Yankee Stadium.
People wearing surgical masks walk near Yankee Stadium.AP/John Minchillo

Sports take a hit:

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, the infectious disease expert on the White House’s coronavirus task force, explained how sports could be able to return sooner rather than later.
  • But New Yorkers shouldn’t cheer just yet — De Blasio said it could be months before fans are allowed back into Yankee Stadium.
  • And the WWE’s coronavirus chaos now includes some wrestlers being released or furloughed.



Source: New York Post

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