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- Global cases: More than 1,883,100
- Global deaths: At least 117,569
- US cases: More than 560,800
- US deaths: At least 22,861
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
2:20 pm: NY, NJ and other Northeastern states form coronavirus working group to decide when to ease restrictions
New York, New Jersey and four Northeastern states are forming a working group to keep a close watch on the coronavirus outbreak throughout the region and coordinate plans to reopen parts of the economy in those states.
Each state will name a public health and economic official that will form a working group to decide when to start easing restrictions designed to curb the Covid-19 outbreak in their states, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference Monday. He said it would weigh public health and economic…