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Coronavirus updates: Global death toll tops 251,000; Indonesia’s growth was weaker than expected

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3.5 million Global deaths: More than 251,000 Most cases reported: United States (over 1.17 million), Spain (over 218,000), Italy (over 211,900), United Kingdom (over 191,800), France (over […]

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Coronavirus live updates: China reports 12 new cases; Italy’s daily toll rises but deaths fall

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: At least 2,790,986. Global deaths: At least 195,920. Most cases reported: United States (890,524), Spain (219,764), Italy (192,994), France (159,495), and Germany (154,545).  The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins […]

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Illinois Launches Mental Health Hotline To Help With Coronavirus’ Emotional Toll

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) announced Saturday that the state has launched a free support text line for residents experiencing stress and anxiety stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. The Illinois Department of Human Services’ line, “Call4Calm,” aims to address and aid the mental health of communities and families ravaged by the health crisis. Pritzker said the […]

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Trump Reportedly Weighed Letting COVID-19 ‘Wash Over’ U.S., But Was Warned Of Grim Toll

President Donald Trump asked his top health adviser last month why officials couldn’t simply let COVID-19 “wash over the country,” infecting people, The Washington Post reported Saturday. In his haste to jumpstart the economy, Trump posed a frightening scenario to Dr. Anthony Fauci during a task force meeting in the Situation Room. No COVID-19 countermeasures […]

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U.S. Coronavirus Guidelines Followed Sobering Death Toll Prediction

A sobering new statistical model presented to the White House predicts people sick with the coronavirus may overwhelm the U.S. health care system and as many 1.2 million may die without drastic actions that continue for months.  Recommended control measures — including social distancing of the entire population, isolating suspected cases, quarantining family members and […]