4/21 Empire KVCR Midday News: Hotel Rooms Secured for Homeless, Distance Learning Aid, and More

Apr 21, 2020

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

  1. The COVID-19 infection rate has plummeted precipitously compared to earlier projections, but it’s too early to tell when the process of relaxing mitigation measures might begin.
  2. California reached its goal of securing 15,000 hotel rooms for homeless people during the coronavirus outbreak, though the state’s original goal was 51,000.
  3. About a dozen companies and foundations have donated money and devices to help connect students with teachers.
  4. Democratic Assemblyman Phil Ting led a committee reviewing Governor Gavin Newsom’s spending on coronavirus response.