A woman wears a face mask as she waits on the subway after the first confirmed case of coronavirus was announced in New York State in New York, March 2, 2020.
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- Global cases: At least 91,300, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
- Global deaths: At least 3,110, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
- US cases: At least 91, according to the CDC.
- US deaths: At least 6, according to the CDC and state health officials.
10:33 am: Top CDC official tells Congress coronavirus almost qualifies as a global pandemic
The World Health Organization will likely deem the COVID-19 coronavirus a global pandemic once sustained person-to-person spread takes hold outside China, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said. The current outbreak already meets two of the three main criteria under the technical designation of a pandemic, Dr. Anne…