More than 260 meatpacking workers test positive for COVID-19
Iowa Capital Dispatch: More than 260 people were found to be positive for COVID-19 in expanded surveillance testing related to meatpacking plant outbreaks, the state reported Sunday. The positives from meatpacking employees made up 67% of the 389 total positive cases reported in Iowa Sunday. Iowa has recorded a total of 2,902 positive cases to date.

COVID-19 puts Iowa’s breweries in vise, could force closures
Des Moines Register: The new reality for Iowa’s craft breweries approaches Armageddon. Closed restaurants and bars leave virtually no demand for keg and draft sales. Taprooms, which sometimes represent the largest chunk of a brewery’s revenue, are shuttered, too, forcing layoffs or furloughs of staff members. Last week, the national Brewers Association released the results of a survey in which 46% of breweries said they could continue operating for one to three months more. An additional 25% of breweries estimated they could keep going for three to six months. Nearly 13% can’t make it more than four weeks, the survey said. 

Shake Shack says it will return its $10 million stimulus loan
New York Times: Shake Shack, the fast-food chain, said Sunday that it was returning a $10 million loan from a federal program to help small businesses, following criticism that the stimulus program had favored large chains.

Congress, White House near a deal on more small business aid
New York Times: Congress and the Trump administration hope to reach a deal as early as today to replenish funds for a loan helping distressed small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic. The $450 billion deal would also provide additional funds for hospitals and testing.

– United Airlines sees first-quarter loss of $2.1 billion (Reuters)
– Branson says Virgin Atlantic will need UK government help to survive (Reuters