March 30 coronavirus news

By Amy Woodyatt, Julia Hollingsworth, Ben Westcott, Adam Renton, Meg Wagner and Mike Hayes, CNN

Updated 11:41 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020
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3:34 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

Disney's top executives take pay cuts because of coronavirus

From CNN’s Frank Pallotta

David McNew/AFP/Getty Images/FILE
David McNew/AFP/Getty Images/FILE

Disney executives are taking a pay cut because of the coronavirus pandemic, the company's CEO Bob Chapek said in an email to employees on Monday. 

Bob Iger, the company's executive chairman, will forgo all of his salary while Chapek, who was named CEO in February, said that he would taking a 50% pay cut. Chapek added that other Disney executives would have their pay cut by 20% to 30% depending on title.

The news comes after the company announced that its Disneyland and Walt Disney World resort would remain closed until further notice because of the outbreak. 

Chapek wrote in the email that in a matter of weeks, Disney has "experienced widespread disruption across our company" from its parks and resorts closing to its film and TV production being halted.  

"While I am confident we will get through this challenging period together and emerge even stronger, we must take necessary steps to manage the short and long-term financial impact on our company," he wrote.

Iger's compensation was $48 million in 2019.

3:28 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

Kohl's furloughing staff as it extends store closures

From CNN's Kate Trafecante

Kohl's will keep stores closed until further notice and furlough its staff, the company said in a release Monday.

Kohl’s originally planned to stay closed until at least April 1. The retailer now says it will extend that time frame to "protect the health and safety of our customers and our associates."

As a result, Kohl's will temporarily furlough store and store distribution center associates, as well as some corporate employees. 

Kohl's employed 122,000 full-time and part-time associates in 2019, the company said in a filing earlier this month. The affected employees will continue to receive existing health benefits and will be provided with two weeks pay. 

“Given these extraordinary circumstances, we are taking difficult and decisive actions to strengthen our financial liquidity and secure the financial position of the company for the long-term benefit of our associates, customers and shareholders," Kohl's CEO Michelle Gass said in a statement.

Gass will also forgo her salary during the crisis, the company added. Kohl's will draw down its entire $1 billion credit facility, cut expenses, and suspend share buybacks.

Macy's announced earlier on Monday it would also furlough most of its 125,000 employees.

CNN Business' Nathaniel Meyersohn contributed to this report

3:24 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

This is what air traffic looks like in Europe since the coronavirus outbreak

As coronavirus spreads across the globe, air traffic in Europe appears to have taken a hit as well.

This animation from Eurocontrol shows the difference between air traffic in Europe on March 31, 2019 and March 29, 2020.

Take a look:

3:13 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

Italy will extend containment measures until Easter

From CNN's Livia Borghese in Rome

A general view of Spanish Square area and Via dei Condotti empty of tourists on Monday, March 30, in Rome.
A general view of Spanish Square area and Via dei Condotti empty of tourists on Monday, March 30, in Rome. Antonio Masiello/Getty Images

The Italian government will move to extend all coronavirus containment measures until at least Easter Sunday, on April 12, the Ministry of Health told CNN.

“The evaluation of extending all containment measures at least until Easter emerged at the meeting of the Scientific Technical Committee held this morning. The government will move in this direction," Health Minister Roberto Speranza said Monday.

2:54 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

New Jersey reports 288 law enforcement officers have Covid-19

Pool/News 12 New Jersey
Pool/News 12 New Jersey

At least 288 law enforcement officers across New Jersey have tested positive for Covid-19 as of Monday, Col. Patrick J. Callahan, superintendent of the State Police, said at a news conference.

He said 2,477 law enforcement officers are in self-quarantine and an additional 618 officers are out for other reasons, including sickness or injury.

2:31 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

63 Italian doctors with coronavirus have died

From CNN’s Sharon Braithwaite in London

A total of 63 Italian doctors who caught coronavirus have now died, the Italian Association of Doctors said Monday afternoon.

Out of the 63 deceased doctors, 41 were working in Lombardy, the Italian region worst-hit by coronavirus.

As of Monday, 8,956 health workers had tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Italian National Institute of Health.

3:19 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

There are now at least 155,252 coronavirus cases in the US

From CNN's Amanda Watts

A federal medical station is set up at Temple University's Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Monday, March 30, 2020, to accommodate an influx in hospital patients due to the coronavirus outbreak.
A federal medical station is set up at Temple University's Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Monday, March 30, 2020, to accommodate an influx in hospital patients due to the coronavirus outbreak. Matt Rourke/AP

There are at least 155,252 cases of coronavirus in the US, according to CNN Health's tally of US cases that are detected and tested in the United States through US public health systems.

At least 2,828 people have died in the US from coronavirus. 

The total includes cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other US territories, as well as all repatriated cases. Hawaii and Wyoming are not reporting deaths from coronavirus. 

Hear more:

2:24 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

10 new coronavirus deaths reported in Ohio

Ohio is reporting 280 new cases of novel coronavirus, and 10 additional deaths.

There are now a total of 1,933 cases of Covid-19 in Ohio and a total of 39 people have died, according to the state’s website.

2:20 p.m. ET, March 30, 2020

New Jersey reports more than 3,300 new coronavirus cases

From CNN's Laura Ly

New Jersey Office of the Governor
New Jersey Office of the Governor

New Jersey had at least 3,347 new Covid-19 cases and 37 new deaths in the last 24 hours, Gov. Phil Murphy said at a news conference today.

New Jersey's statewide total now stands at 16,636 cases and 198 deaths, Murphy said.