Monday, April 20
- Israeli leaders agree to form an emergency unity government, leaving Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister for now.
- U.S. crude oil futures fall below $0 for the first time in history.
- An Ohio prison is now the largest reported source of coronavirus infections in the U.S.
- Lord & Taylor explores bankruptcy after temporarily shutting all of its 38 department stores.
Tuesday, April 21
- Netflix announces it added nearly 16 million subscribers between January and March.
- The last major cruise ship at sea, Costa Deliziosa, reaches port in Italy.
- Harvard faces backlash after receiving $8.6 million in relief money from coronavirus stimulus package.
Wednesday, April 22
- World celebrates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
- President Trump signs order suspending immigration for 60 days, with exceptions for certain workers and relatives of U.S. citizens.
- Two coronavirus-related deaths in February were the earliest in the U.S., officials say.
Thursday, April 23
- House approves a $484 billion aid package for small business loans, hospitals and testing.
- Cincinnati Bengals pick Heisman winner Joe Burrow first overall in NFL draft.
- China pledges additional $30 million in funding for the World Health Organization.
Friday, April 24
- Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp reopens some businesses, including tattoo parlors, gyms and hair salons.
- U.S. coronavirus death toll surpasses 50,000.
- FDA issues warning on taking antimalarial drugs like hydroxychloroquine to cure coronavirus, citing serious side effects — including death. This comes after Trump recommended the drug.
- Congressional Budget Office forecast a $3.7 trillion deficit for the 2020 fiscal year.