As the number of U.S. deaths tops 50,000, several states are moving forward with plans to reopen businesses to spur economic growth. Some governors have begun easing restrictions despite warnings from world health officials that it may be too soon to do so without sparking a second wave of Covid-19 infections.
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- Global cases: More than 2.7 million
- Global deaths: At least 192,125
- US cases: More than 870,400
- US deaths: At least 50,031
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
2:45 pm: NYSE eyes reopening trading floor, but timeline still unclear
The New York Stock Exchange plans to reopen its iconic trading floor, which is shuttered due to coronavirus concerns, as soon as possible, but it has not yet set a date to do so, the NYSE and people familiar with the matter said.
“The NYSE will reopen…