4/2 Empire KVCR Midday News: Rapid Coronavirus Test, Federal Relief Bill for Gig Workers, and More

Apr 2, 2020

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. Riverside County coronavirus cases jump to 429 and a new testing site opens.
  2. The Silicon Valley based company Cepheid says it technology can return coronavirus test results in under an hour, but many California labs and hospitals can’t get ahold of it.
  3. The federal relief bill signed in response to the outbreak includes self-employed workers and independent contractors.