Coronavirus news update: Tuesday, March 17

Here are some of the top headlines for coronavirus stories for Tuesday, March 17.

-The number of coronavirus cases in Los Angeles County grew by 50 in one day, to reach 144 total so far, officials said Tuesday.

-As the coronavirus death toll rose in Riverside County, an area doctor predicted a drastic jump in deaths in the Coachella Valley, which is home to a substantial senior population.

-L.A. County officials said they were working to impose a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures in the county, as authorized Monday statewide by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

-The Trump administration says individuals and businesses will be allowed to delay paying their 2019 tax bills for 90 days past the usual April 15 deadline.

-President Donald Trump is asking Congress to unleash a torrent of emergency economic aid to help people through the financial pain of the coronavirus crisis, with sizable checks directly to Americans as part of the deal.

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