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- Global cases: More than 2.8 million
- Global deaths: At least 197,000
- U.S. cases: More than 905,000
- U.S. deaths: At least 51,000
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
8:55 am: Zillow CEO will allow his employees to work from home all year
Rich Barton, CEO and cofounder of online real estate service Zillow, told his employees on Friday that they can work from home through 2020.
“My personal opinions about WFH have been turned upside down over the past 2 months. I expect this will have a lasting influence on the future of work … and home,” the internet entrepreneur said in a verified tweet early Saturday morning.
Many nonessential workers around the country have been doing their jobs remotely for weeks, often while homeschooling and caring for their children, and about a quarter of them…