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A worker walks through a baggage claim area at a nearly-empty O’Hare International Airport on April 2, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images The Department of Transportation said Friday that airlines must give customers refunds when flights are canceled or significantly delayed amid coronavirus. The agency said it has received an increasing
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Volunteers dressed in protective suits, masks, gloves and goggles carrying blood and throat mucous samples to test for COVID-19 on March 27, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 1,011,000.  Global deaths: At least 52,800.  Top 5 countries: United States (242,182),
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a coronavirus outbreak in Long Island is “troubling” as the infection has now spread to every county across the state, surging to 92,381 with 2,373 deaths. “I’m doing everything I can, but people are still dying and that is hurtful and humbling and painful. Just painful,” Cuomo said. “And this
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf issued statewide orders Wednesday mandating all residents to stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak. They join New York, New Jersey, California and Washington — all among the hardest hit by the spread of COVID-19 — in implementing restrictions on people’s movements as an attempt to keep the
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Countries under lockdown should do what Singapore has done to blunt the spread of the coronavirus, according to an infectious disease expert working with the World Health Organization. While the Southeast Asian nation continues to report new cases of infections daily and has seen recent spikes, it has managed to steer clear of the kind of catastrophic outbreaks
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he refuses to get in a political fight with President Donald Trump amid their efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic. “I’m not going to engage in politics,” Cuomo said at a press conference from the Jacob K. Javits Center, which was converted into temporary hospital space by the
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This is CNBC’s 24-hour blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This live blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 679,000 Global deaths: At least 31,000 United States cases: At least 124,600 United States deaths: At least
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The coronavirus is rapidly surging throughout the United States, with some small rural counties leading the country in per capita rates of confirmed cases, according to a CNBC data analysis.  Rural counties like Gunnison County, Colorado; Blaine County, Idaho; and Summit County, Utah have all been struggling with a recent surge in infections. The counties, located
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