Wall Street got a fresh look at the retail sector Friday morning, with April sales posting another record drop. Restaurants, bars and nongrocery retailers are just starting to reopen in parts of the country — with varying levels of safety measures in place. In Washington, the House is set to vote on a new $3 trillion relief bill, and sources tell CNBC the White House would likely support a second round of stimulus checks for Americans.
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- Global cases: More than 4.4 million
- Global deaths: At least 302,493
- US cases: More than 1.4 million
- US deaths: At least 85,906
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
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