Searching for love in the time of coronavirus

Angelo Di Gregorio sits on his bed FaceTiming with his new beau, from his room in Verona, Italy, on March 17. With social distancing, an hour's drive might as well be a continent away.

(CNN)Jenny, a 29-year-old woman in Seattle, nursed a latte on her date with a man she'd met on the dating app Bumble.

With coronavirus cases trending in the city, he'd invited her out that Saturday for what they both knew these days might be a risky rendezvous.
Jenny, who asked that CNN leave out her last name for privacy reasons, said the Anchorhead coffee shop in the city's downtown area was much less crowded than usual.
She and her date shared interests in sci-fi and books, and their coffee date went well. They made plans to see each other again.

Statewide bans slowed down the romance