April 3, Friday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Read by Mr. Marcus Pittman and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. Japan further tightened its border entry restrictions in an effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
  2. Data compiled by Johns Hopkins University in the United States shows that the global total of confirmed infections from the coronavirus has now topped 1 million.
  3. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has warned that the state only has enough ventilators for six days if people continue to come to hospitals at the current rate.