Elisha Fieldstadt2h ago / 9:13 PM UTCConstruction workers look at the rubble from a building after an earthquake on March 18, 2020, in Salt Lake City.Rick Bowmer / APA 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook Salt Lake City, Utah, early Wednesday morning, knocking out power to tens of thousands of households and businesses, shuttering the area’s airport, and disrupting some government efforts to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.Coronavirus testing came to a stop, and the state’s coronavirus hotline was not operational following the quake, Department of Health spokeswoman Jenny Johnson told NBC News. The personnel working the 24/7 hotline during the quake were upset by the quake, and some who were “not in a good headspace” were sent home, she said.Coronavirus update posts on the health department’s website would also likely be delayed, Johnson said.Read the full story here. Lucy Bayly3h ago / 8:54 PM UTCNew York Stock Exchange temporarily closes trading floorThe New York Stock Exchange will close its trading floor and temporarily move to all electronic trading, NYSE President Stacey Cunningham announced Wednesday.The main equities trading floor will shut down at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday for sanitization after a participant tested reportedly positive for the coronavirus.“NYSE’s trading floors provide unique value to


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