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- Global cases: At least 621,636
- Global deaths: At least 28,658
- U.S. cases: At least 105,470
- U.S. deaths: At least 1,710
All data above is provided by Johns Hopkins University.
11:36 am: The US economy has come to a standstill, satellite imagery shows
Satellite imagery combined with alternative data gives a stark look at the U.S. situation during the coronavirus pandemic. These sources are pretty much all that is available at the moment to track the scope of the economic damage since most official statistics tracking the slowdown have not yet been released.
Airplanes are parked on unused runways, the busiest highways are empty during rush hour times, resorts have become ghost towns, ports are seeing sharp drops in shipping activity, and more.
The drop in U.S. consumer and business activity is…