April 20, Monday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

  1. Some U.S. states are moving to ease restrictions on people’s activities after President Donald Trump unveiled his guidelines for a phased resumption of the economy. The State of Florida re-opened some beaches and parks for a limited time on Friday.
  2. Millions of people in the United States have no health insurance, and many avoid seeing a doctor because of the costs—even during a pandemic.
  3. The coronavirus has come to Africa later than other parts of the world. But the fatality rate in some countries has reached double digits.