“Some Canadian provinces have begun allowing people to form ‘double bubbles.’ That means two households can now make a pact to hang out with — and even hug — each other, so long as they agree to stay distanced from everyone else. The hope is that doubling the family bubble will reduce isolation and its toll on mental health, while also helping with things like child care. This is meant to be an intermediate step before opening up further.” (Maybe it’s just me, but the last thing I need at this point of the quarantine is another family in my bubble.)

+ Yes, though it’s hard to remember this week, we’re still in the middle of global health crisis: Nearly 26,000 Nursing Home Residents Have Died From COVID-19.

+ China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO.