As Monday morning rolls in, we’re providing TechWire readers with a quick recap of the past week’s news headlines.

The coronavirus pandemic continued to dominate news coverage last week: Dozens of tech and life science events are being canceled or rescheduled across NC, local companies are changing their work policies and coworking spaces are also taking precautions.

Other top stories from last week included: North Carolina’s scientific community is working to better understand COVID-19; RTP-based BioMedomics seeks FDA approval for emergency use of its coronavirus test; NCSU economist Mike Walden weighs in on the economic impact of the virus; Cofounders Capital Founder David Gardner writes about the impact on NC entrepreneurs and investors.

And, in national news: Wall Street enters bear market territory as markets continue to plunge amid the coronavirus crisis – here are the hardest hit sectors; a global recession is starting to look inevitable; factories and businesses are reopening in Wuhan, China, the province at the center of the COVID-19 outbreak; canceling South by Southwest will have widespread economic impact; Bitcoin plummeted 30%.

Keeping with our Monday tradition, here’s a look back at 72 local, state and national headlines as reported by WRAL TechWire last week:

MONDAY | March 9 Headlines:

TUESDAY | March 10 Headlines:

WEDNESDAY | March 11 Headlines:

THURSDAY | March 12 Headlines:

FRIDAY | March 13 Headlines: