Get ready for Friday, April 3, with a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated Press.

Coronavirus deaths mount in Spain, Italy and New York, while the outbreak throws 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks and sickens more than a million people.

Funeral directors in New York City are facing unprecedented demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Doctors want to use blood plasma from recovered coronavirus patients to treat the sick, giving them a dose of the immune system antibodies that fight the virus.