Coronavirus live updates: First stimulus checks deposited, payouts for small business rescue lag
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- Global cases: More than 1,870,000
- Global deaths: At least 116,052
- US cases: More than 558,526
- US deaths: At least 22,146
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
12:51 pm: It’s now much harder to get a mortgage, or even refinance
Mortgage rates have fallen back to recent lows, and though homebuyers aren’t exactly banging on the doors during the spring housing market amid the coronavirus crisis, there are some hardy ones out there in the hunt. And there are still plenty of current homeowners who could save money through a refinance.