CORONAVIRUS: News Updates 4/6/21

Today's news on the global pandemic.

Today's news on the global pandemic.

The Washington Nationals will finally start their season this afternoon against the Braves after an outbreak forced them to postpone their first three games. 

There are more than 131.7 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide with more than 2.8 million deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

In the U.S., there are more than 30.7 million confirmed cases, with 34,00 new cases as of Monday, and more than 555,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

More than 167 million vaccines have been administered in the U.S. (CDC)

Dr. Fauci says U.S. will not require "vaccine passports." (New York Post)

Norwegian Cruise line to mandate vaccinations for guests and crew. (Reuters)

One bar re-opening in Illinois caused an outbreak of 46 coronavirus cases and a school closure affecting 650 students. (Insider)

The Vancouver Canucks hockey team has essentially paused their season as 20 players and coaches have tested positive for the Brazilian variant. (Yahoo Sports)