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  • we're gonna turn now to a B C's Kyra Phillips, who's in Washington, D.

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  • With all the latest headlines for us.

  • Good afternoon, Kira.

  • Hi, Amy.

  • Well, here's what we're tracking for you right now.

  • We can confirm the first members of Congress to test positive for Cove it.

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  • Longtime Republican representative from Florida, Mario Diaz Balart, who's 58 years old and also 45 year old freshman Democratic congressman from Utah.

  • Ben McAdams were learning about this while at the same time a massive economic package gets the president's signature, ABC is Rebecca Jarvis with the big picture for us.

  • Rebecca Kira.

  • While many Americans may not yet know anyone who's tested positive for Corona virus, most Americans very likely know someone who has lost their job.

  • In the last 72 hours Overnight, the Senate approved and the president signed into law a $100 billion stimulus package which establishes free Corona virus testing, including the uninsured and paid emergency leave.

  • The Trump administration is proposing two rounds of direct payments totaling $500 billion that would start April 6th and May 18th and those checks could be $1000 or more each.

  • If you have lost your job, apply for unemployment insurance as quickly as possible.

  • You do that through the Department of Labor's website.

  • There's also disaster unemployment relief because of the fact that this has been deemed officially a national emergency.

  • Kira Rebecca Thanks Well, some banks are waiving fees now and allowing clients in need to actually delay payments on things like mortgages and credit card statements.

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  • Morgan Chase all making efforts here, J.

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  • Morgan Chase, actually telling ABC News that the company is temporarily closing about 20% of branches now to keep staff and customers safe.

  • Driver facilities are not affected, though, and as so many of us air to bending on Amazon for deliveries of groceries and other household staples, right now we're learning about at least one employee testing positive for the virus and is now quarantined.

  • This development coming from the Queen's delivery station in New York City.

  • That station now temporarily closed for disinfecting the company, however, saying they have proactive measures in place to protect employees and drivers that are currently making deliveries to customers.

  • And Wal Mart stores will adjust operating hours and offer a special hour of shopping reserved exclusively for seniors during the Corona virus outbreak.

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  • Stores will now be open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Until further notice.

  • And this word from the largest owner of the nation's shopping malls, Indianapolis based Simon Property Group, is now temporarily closing all its malls because of the outbreak.

  • Amy, I love to see the special treatment for our seniors.

  • They definitely need it right now.

  • They certainly do.

  • Kyra Phillips Thanks so much from Washington.

  • Hi, everyone.

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