Live Coronavirus News Updates and Coverage

On Friday, President Trump signed into law a $2 trillion measure designed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.Officials said late Friday that the number of coronavirus cases in New York City had climbed above 26,000. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: Jobless Claims Are Highest Ever; U.S. Death Toll Passes 1,000

The process, he said, would incorporate “robust surveillance testing, which allows us to monitor the spread of the virus throughout the country.On Thursday, the coronavirus death toll passed 1,000 in the United States, a New York Times database shows. Read more »

Live Coronavirus News, Updates and Video

Demetrius Freeman for The New York TimesWhite House: Anyone who has left New York should self-quarantine.On Tuesday, his address was carried live on all four networks in New York and a raft of cable news stations, including CNN, MSNBC and even Fox News. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: Japan’s Leader Hints at Olympics Delay; States Plead for Masks and Ventilators

surpassed 31,700 as an outbreak hit another nursing home in Washington State.Bryan Anselm for The New York TimesTrump authorizes National Guard as states plead for masks and ventilators. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: With Known U.S. Cases Surging Above 21,000, Pressure for Federal Aid Mounts

Al Drago for The New York TimesWith climbing state caseloads, the federal government is under pressure.”Governors set out new rules of life as strain builds in New York City’s hospitals. Read more »

How Long Will Coronavirus Live on Surfaces or in the Air Around You?

Alyssa Schukar for The New York TimesThe coronavirus can live for three days on some surfaces, like plastic and steel, new research suggests.“Everything at the grocery store and restaurant takeout containers and bags could in theory have infectious virus on them,” said Dr. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Reaches Grim Milestone: 100 Deaths

” “The payroll tax holiday would get people money over the next six to eight months.Marriott International, the hotel operator, said Tuesday that it would begin furloughing tens of thousands of employees worldwide. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: Public Life Curtailed as Nations Step Up Restrictions

As the virus continues to spread across the United States, public life is increasingly shut down.Jérôme Salomon, a top official at the French health ministry, said the situation was “deteriorating very quickly. Read more »

Live Coronavirus Updates and Coverage

commissioner, said on Thursday that the league’s suspension of games because of the coronavirus would probably last “at least 30 days.Argentina had 31 confirmed coronavirus cases as of Thursday, including one fatality. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Considers Extending Tax Deadline as Infections Pass 1,000

She had attended a reception at Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s official residence two days earlier.They cannot leave the premises until the results of the tests are determined, city officials said. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: Virus Keeps Spreading as Governments Clamp Down

The United States faces an accelerating pace of new coronavirus case reports as well as the prospect of more sweeping measures to fight the spread of the virus.officials said on Monday said that older people and those with chronic illnesses — groups with high fatality rates — should take immediate precautions. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Cases Pass 400 and Northern Italy Faces Possible Lockdown

In Georgia, three people in three separate counties were confirmed to have the virus, doubling the state’s positive cases.On Friday night Starbucks reported that one of its employees in downtown Seattle had tested positive. Read more »

Congress Approves $8.3 Billion to Fight Coronavirus: Live Updates

3 billion emergency spending bill to fight the virus, but officials in several countries say the virus will keep spreading fast for some time.Washington State reported dozens of new cases on Thursday, and New York added 11. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: W.H.O. Says Covid-19 Has Higher Fatality Rate Than the Flu

The head of the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the global mortality rate for Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, was 3.When the outbreak was concentrated in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the new virus was first found, the W. Read more »

Coronavirus Infections Approach 90,000, U.S. Scrambles to Slow Spread: Live Updates

The coronavirus, now present on every continent except Antarctica, has infected nearly 90,000 people, killing more than 3,000.They reported 202 new cases — the lowest daily total since January. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Expands Iran Travel Restrictions

recorded its first coronavirus death: a person near Seattle.Trump also said he was “very strongly” considering new travel restrictions along the southern border to contain the coronavirus. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: World Reaches ‘Decisive Point’ in Outbreak Fight, W.H.O. Says

Investors have been unnerved by the steady march of the new coronavirus around the globe, and the growing threat it poses to economic growth.Investment bank economists issued increasingly glum predictions of how much the coronavirus outbreak would hurt economies around the world. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: Europe Prepares for Pandemic as Illness Spreads From Italy

Brazil’s health ministry said on Wednesday that a 61-year-old man who recently traveled to São Paulo from Italy had contracted the coronavirus.He sought medical help after experiencing a fever, cough and sore throat, according to health officials. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea’s Leader Raises Alert Level to Maximum

With a fifth death confirmed, South Korea’s president authorizes bold measures.ImageSpraying disinfectant on Sunday at a market in Daegu, the southeastern city where many of South Korea’s coronavirus infections have been confirmed. Read more »

Coronavirus Live Updates: More Confusion as China Changes Counting Method Yet Again

The third revision came on Friday, when the authorities added more than 200 new cases to their previously published total.More than 540 other church members have reported potential symptoms, health officials said, raising the possibility that the nation’s caseload could soon skyrocket further. Read more »