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- Global cases: More than 480,446
- Global deaths: At least 21,571
- US cases: At least 69,197
- US deaths: At least 1,046
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
8:18 am: Swiss coronavirus cases top 10,000, with 161 deaths
Switzerland has 10,714 confirmed coronavirus infections and 161 people have died of the disease, the Federal Office of Public Health said on Thursday. The numbers were up to date as of 0715 GMT, it said. —Reuters
8:01 am: Dow futures down 300 points as traders brace for jobless claims report
People gather at the entrance for the New York State Department of Labor offices, which closed to the public due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., March 20, 2020.
Andrew Kelly | REUTERS
U.S. stock futures fell in early morning…