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Coronavirus updates: Salt Lake City creates emergency loan program for businesses

By Carter Williams and Lauren Bennett, | Updated - Mar. 18, 2020 at 7:18 p.m. | Posted - Mar. 18, 2020 at 5:38 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY — Here are the latest coronavirus-related updates from Utah and around the world.

The Utah Department of Health announced 12 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the state, upping the total number to 63 cases in the state.

All 12 new cases involve residents in Utah, the agency said.

Meanwhile, the health department has created a temporary COVID-19 hotline number after its service went down following an earthquake that rocked the Salt Lake Valley Wednesday morning. Utahns can call 1-844-442-5224 for COVID-19 information.

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Wednesday, 07:13pm

Salt Lake City emergency loan program open for applicants

Wednesday, 06:39pm

Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, tests positive for COVID-19

Wednesday, 05:57pm

COVID-19 in Utah: Your questions answered

Wednesday, 05:38pm

ICE to stop most immigrant enforcement during pandemic, Washington Post reports

Wednesday, 05:20pm

First member of Congress tests positive for COVID-19 in Florida

Wednesday, 04:12pm

UDOH COVID-19 testing lab reopens after earthquake shut it down

Wednesday, 04:11pm

Utah Sen. Mike Lee votes against COVID-19 relief bill

Wednesday, 03:56pm

South Salt Lake declares state of emergency in response to virus, earthquake

Wednesday, 03:40pm

Utah colleges postpone commencement ceremonies amid COVID-19 concerns

Wednesday, 02:43pm

Senate approves House-passed coronavirus relief, awaiting Trump's signature

Wednesday, 02:12pm

Around the world updates: Big 3 automakers close amid COVID-19 spread

Wednesday, 02:05pm

Census Bureau suspends field operations for 2 weeks

Wednesday, 01:34pm

UDOH says 63 cases of COVID-19 now confirmed in Utah

Wednesday, 11:28am

Megaplex closes all theaters in Utah, Nevada amid COVID-19 concerns

Wednesday, 11:13am

U.S. Treasury wants to issue checks to Americans as early as April

Wednesday, 10:41am

Trump: Foreclosures, evictions suspended through April

Wednesday, 10:17am

Some schools suspend grab-and-go meals and instructional materials after earthquake

Wednesday, 09:40am

World latest: US, Canada agree to temporarily shut down border

Wednesday, 09:05am

UDOH cancels daily press briefing

Wednesday, 09:05am

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium closed due to COVID-19

Wednesday, 09:05am

ICYMI: Catch up on coronavirus developments from yesterday

Carter Williams
Lauren Bennett

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