COVID-19 hospice unit set up in Des Moines for patients who don’t want to die in hospital
Des Moines Register: A Des Moines hospice agency has set up a special wing for COVID-19 patients, underlining the gravity of Iowa’s coronavirus epidemic. The EveryStep agency plans to open a six-bed hospice unit Monday at its east-side Des Moines headquarters. The unit will be tailored for patients dying from the new coronavirus and will include extensive infection-control measures.

U.S. new home sales tumble in March
Reuters: Sales of new U.S. single-family homes dropped by the most in more than 6 1/2 years in March and further declines are likely as the novel coronavirus outbreak batters the economy and throws millions of Americans out of work. The Commerce Department said today that new home sales fell 15.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 627,000 units last month. 

– The Gap is running out of money and stopped paying rent (CNN Business)
– Illinois rents 10 refrigerated trailers as COVID-19 morgue contingency (Quad-City Times)