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Italy’s daily coronavirus death toll drops but Lombardy not included

The total death toll since the outbreak came to light on Feb. 21 now stands at 32,785, the agency said, the third highest in the world after those of the United States and Britain.

Half of U.S. states easing coronavirus restrictions as jobless numbers grow

The enormous pressure on states to reopen, despite a lack of wide-scale virus testing and other safeguards urged by health experts, was highlighted in new Labor Department data showing some 30 million Americans have sought unemployment benefits since March 21.

Coronavirus and COVID-19: Fact versus fiction

U.S. President Donald Trump's musings about whether disinfectants and ultraviolet light can be inserted into patients' bodies to treat COVID-19 have alarmed doctors and drawn warnings from the makers of Lysol, Dettol and Clorox.

Two New York cats become first U.S. pets to test positive...

The cats, from separate areas of New York state, had mild respiratory illness and are expected to make a full recovery. It is believed that they contracted the virus from people in their households or neighborhoods, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Italy’s daily coronavirus death tally lowest since March 19

Of those originally infected, 34,211 were declared recovered against 32,424 a day earlier.

In grim milestone, United States logs world’s highest coronavirus death toll

The grim milestone was reached as President Donald Trump mulled over when the country, which has registered more than half a million infections, might begin to see a return to normality.

Reaching grim milestone, United States logs world’s highest coronavirus death toll

The United States surpassed Italy on Saturday to become the country with the highest number of recorded coronavirus deaths, reporting more than 19,600 fatalities since the outbreak began, according to a Reuters tally.

France is fourth country to pass 10,000 coronavirus deaths

During a news conference Jerome Salomon, head of the public health authority, said number of people who died from the disease in French hospitals had risen by 9% in a day to a cumulative total of 7,091, versus 10% on Monday

U.S. faces ‘really bad’ week as coronavirus deaths spike

New York, the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak, reported on Sunday that for the first time in a week, deaths had fallen slightly from the day before. But there were still nearly 600 new fatalities and more than 7,300 new cases in the state.

U.S. braces for ‘hardest, saddest’ week as virus deaths surpass 9,000

New York, the hardest-hit state, reported on Sunday that there were nearly 600 new deaths for a total of 4,159 deaths and 122,000 total cases.