As more foreign and state governments outline the early stages of reopening, World Health Organization officials say countries that have already lifted lockdowns saw a jump in Covid-19 cases. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said some of the state’s restrictions will lift on Friday, and LA County beaches were set to reopen Wednesday. Meanwhile the Food and Drug Administration continues to fast-track coronavirus-related treatments and tests: A faster, cheaper Abbott Labs test was granted emergency use approval.
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- Global cases: More than 4.1 million
- Global deaths: At least 284,883
- US cases: More than 1.3 million
- US deaths: More than 80,000
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
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