COVID-19 Coverage

BYU men’s tennis player Jack Barnett returns home to Australia amidst the COVID-19 outbreak

International tennis player Jack Barnett found his way back to the sunshine coast of Australia after the university announced its shift to all online classes on March 12 due to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak.

BYU virologist explains what you need to know about COVID-19

BYU microbiology and molecular biology professor Brian Poole studies viruses for a living. He said at this point, he thinks it's too late to keep the corona virus contained, but that it's not the end of the world.

Gov., counties at odds over COVID-19 policies

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said in a Twitter post late Thursday that the state of Utah was not consulted on new orders issued by the Salt Lake and Utah County Health Departments to make gatherings of more than 10 people punishable as a Class B misdemeanor.

BYU encourages landlords to work with petitioning students

BYU students have started a petition to be released from off-campus housing contracts after BYU encouraged all students to go home for the rest of the semester.

BYU student teachers help public schools transfer to remote teaching

BYU student teachers assigned to schools throughout Utah are adjusting to teaching students remotely after Gov. Gary Herbert announced a soft closing of schools due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Teaching during isolation period

Teachers are facing some challenges during this isolation period and the earthquake aftermath. Nicole Sanchez, a junior high teacher, shares some of the challenges...

Chick-Fil-A weathers the storm

Drive up to a Chick-Fil-A in the middle of a storm and you might see something that looks like it’s from the film “Night...

Representative Ben McAdams has tested positive for COVID-19

Representative Ben McAdams announced yesterday that he has COVID-19 after traveling to Washington D.C. To view his full statement, go to his Instagram @repbenmcadams.

Smith’s grocery implements an elderly shopping hour

Smith's grocery is making a safer environment for elderly people to shop. From 7-8 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, it is open to...

Clinics testing for fever before allowing patients inside

As part of protective measures, clinics like Mountainland are checking people's temperatures. If they have a fever or other symptoms of COVID-19, they won't...

March 19: Today’s BYU Campus COVID-19 update

BYU campus has changed drastically due to the spread of COVID-19 throughout the country and the world. Find out how the campus is functioning,...

BYU student apartment complex says resident tested positive for COVID-19

Liberty on Freedom management sent an email to residents Wednesday night announcing a resident tested positive for COVID-19 and that additional precautions will be taken to ensure the safety of other tenants.

At risk: Braving the coronavirus with a compromised immune system

SANDY -- With the numbers of coronavirus increasing, it’s understandable why people are getting a little nervous. But people like Heidi Petersen have more...

COVID-19 effects to international students

COVID-19 has brought so much to a standstill. Bruno Santos is an international student from Brazil studying Masters in Public Administration (MPA). He shares...

Staying positive during the COVID-19 pandemic

Reporter Savannah Hegerhorst shares how community members are staying positive during the coronavirus outbreak.

Social distancing ideas

With recommendations of social distancing, Newsline reporter Rachel Smith shows a couple of ways that she's kept busy.

Coronavirus soars as airline flights decline

Provo — Three major airline alliances asked the federal government for more than $50 billion in rescue aid on Monday.Airlines all over the...
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