Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Latest coronavirus information

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This daily live blog will provide the latest updates, news and details of COVID-19 from media outlets and social media sources nationally and around the world.

2:17 p.m. Three U.S. service members aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt have tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus, according to a reporter.

2:13 p.m. The American Medical Association and two other medical and health organizations have issued a joint statement urging the public to stay home during the pandemic.

2:10 p.m. Bill Gates reportedly said the U.S. missed its opportunity to control the virus without a shutdown.

1:46 p.m. Tesla facility in California reportedly has its parking lot one-third full, and employees are delivering cars to customers on site without masks or gloves, according to a reporter.

1:41 p.m. CBS All Access reportedly will be free until April 23.

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11:58 a.m. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says the stimulus package will allow employers to furlough employees while the federal government pays full salary for four months, according to reporter Alex Bolton.

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11:05 a.m. India’s Prime Minister announces lockdown at midnight Wednesday.

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8:37 a.m. Japan’s Prime Minister and IOC head agree to postpone Tokyo Olympics for one year. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach both reportedly agreed Tuesday to postpone this summer’s Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus.

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