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- Global cases: More than 111,300, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
- Global deaths: At least 3,892, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
- US cases: At least 566, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
- US deaths: At least 22, according to Johns Hopkins University.
10:05 am: Health Secretary says US is working aggressively on coronavirus
U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar said President Donald Trump’s administration is working aggressively on the coronavirus disease spreading worldwide after he was asked on a media conference call to respond to the stock market plunging on coronavirus fears. “It’s been a very aggressive, whole of government approach at the state, local and federal level,” Azar told reporters. “We’re taking COVID-19 incredibly…