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- Global cases: More than 2.8 million
- Global deaths: At least 202,668
- Most cases reported: United States (936,616), Spain (223,759), Italy (195,351), France (161,644), and Germany (156,418).
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:31 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
11:07 am: South Korea reports 10 cases, 2 deaths
South Korea confirmed 10 more cases and 2 deaths, according to data from the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The country has reported 10,728 cases to date and a total of 242 deaths. — Christine Wang
10:34 am: Argentina extends nationwide restrictions to May 10
Argentina extended its nationwide social, preventative and mandatory isolation measures until May 10, its health ministry said.
The measures had been in place since March 20 and, prior to the extension…