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5:32 pm: Tiger at the Bronx Zoo tests positive for the coronavirus 
A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York has tested positive for the coronavirus. 

The 4-year-old female Malaysian tiger, Nadia, had developed a dry cough and was tested “out of an abundance of caution,” the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo said in a statement. 

The diagnosis was confirmed by the United States  New York News Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories. It is the first confirmed COVID-19 case in a tiger, according to the USDA. 

Several tigers and lions at the zoo showed symptoms of a respiratory illness, the USDA said. 

The tiger who tested positive is believed to have become infected by a zoo employee. The tiger first began to show symptoms on March 27, the USDA said. —Kevin Stankiewicz 

5:08 pm: Boeing extends Seattle-area production shut down until further notice amid coronavirus pandemic 
Boeing is extending the production shut down at its Seattle-area airplane factories “until further notice” because of the coronavirus pandemic, the company said Sunday.

The manufacturer last month said it would pause production for two weeks at the facilities, where it produces wide-body planes. It had already suspended production in January of the 737 Max, which has been grounded for more than a year after two fatal crashes.

“These actions are being taken in light of the company’s continuing focus on the health and safety of employees, current assessment of the spread of COVID-19 in Washington state, the reliability of the supply chain and additional recommendations from government health authorities,” Boeing said in a statement. —Leslie Josephs 

4:28 pm: British PM Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests over ‘persistent’ coronavirus symptoms 
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to the hospital for tests 10 days after testing positive for the coronavirus.

A Downing Street spokesperson said it’s a “precautionary step” since the prime minister continues to have persistent symptoms of the virus. 

“The Prime Minister thanks NHS staff for all of their incredible hard work and urges the public to continue to follow the Government’s advice to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives,” the spokesperson said. —Emma Newburger 

4:20 pm: New York City expects to run out of ventilators by Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio says
Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday that New York City only Press Release Distribution Services In New York has enough live-saving ventilators to get through until Tuesday or Wednesday. The mayor originally expected the city to run out as soon as today.

“I want to be clear, it only means a few more days, nothing more I can guarantee beyond that,” de Blasio said at a press briefing. The mayor said the city needs 1,000 to 1,500 additional ventilators over the next week but only has 135 left in stock. 

There are about 10,000 ventilators in the federal stockpile and 2,800 ventilators in the state stockpile, de Blasio said. As of Saturday, the city had 67,551 confirmed coronavirus cases, up from 63,306, according to the NY governor’s office.

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