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What you need to know about coronavirus right now

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Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:

Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday extended his stay-at-home guidelines until the end of April, dropping a hotly criticized plan to get the economy up and running by mid-April after a top medical adviser said more than 100,000 Americans could die from the coronavirus outbreak.

New Orleans doctors scramble as coronavirus deaths, cases soar

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 11:16pm
Emergency room doctor Thomas Krajewski stopped at the hospital room door at 2 a.m. to glance at the chart. He knew instantly the long odds faced by the patient inside: A man in his 70s, with a fever, short of breath.

Trump's attack on GM over ventilators quickly turns to praise

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 10:23pm
President Donald Trump, who excoriated General Motors Co on Friday and invoked emergency powers to compel the production of badly needed ventilators to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, has abruptly shifted gears to praise the automaker.

Former NBA star trying to broker deal to ship masks to New York

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 7:51pm
Beijing-based retired basketball star Stephon Marbury is arranging an urgent shipment of surgical masks from China to New York to fight the coronavirus, he said on social media on Sunday.

Trump backs off plan to reopen businesses by mid-April amid coronavirus warnings

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 7:50pm
President Donald Trump on Sunday extended his stay-at-home guidelines until the end of April, dropping a hotly criticized plan to get the economy up and running by mid-April after a top medical adviser said more than 100,000 Americans could die from the coronavirus outbreak.

Trump says extending coronavirus guidelines past Easter to April 30

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 5:57pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will extend the guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus to April 30, from his original target of Easter on April 12.

Trump wants Congress to restore full tax deduction for meals, entertainment

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 5:57pm
U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress Sunday to restore the full tax deduction for meals and entertainment in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

UK's Prince Harry, wife Meghan, do not need U.S. help for security costs, spokeswoman says

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 4:55pm
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have no plans to ask the U.S. government for help with security costs, the couple said in a statement on Sunday in response to a tweet from President Donald Trump that the United States would not pay for their protection.

Trump accuses hospitals of hoarding ventilators

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 4:36pm
U.S. President Donald Trump accused hospitals on Sunday of hoarding ventilators that are in scarce supply across the United States as the coronavirus spreads, adding any hospitals not using the devices must release them.

Trump brags about high TV viewership of coronavirus briefings

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 2:35pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday bragged about the millions of people tuning in to view his daily press briefings on the coronavirus pandemic, saying on Twitter that his average ratings matched a season finale of "The Bachelor."

Experts warned Trump off New York-New Jersey-Connecticut lockdown

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 1:19pm
Experts on the White House coronavirus task force persuaded President Donald Trump that a travel advisory was preferable to the strict quarantine he was considering for the hard-hit New York area to limit the spread of the pathogen, officials said on Sunday.

U.S. could face 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions of cases, Fauci warns

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 12:24pm
U.S. deaths from coronavirus could reach 200,000 with millions of cases, the government's top infectious diseases expert warned on Sunday as New York, New Orleans and other major cities pleaded for more medical supplies.

New York state coronavirus deaths increase by 237 in past day: governor

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 11:39am
The number of deaths from the coronavirus in New York state increased by 237 in the past day, reaching a total of 965 since the outbreak began, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday.

Partisan divide returns in U.S. Congress on coronavirus next steps

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 11:10am
Fresh partisan divisions flared on Sunday on the next steps for the U.S. Congress in dealing with the coronavirus crisis, with the top House of Representatives Republican casting doubt on the need for more economic stimulus legislation while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signaled she plans to move forward with it.

Top U.S. House Republican says another coronavirus stimulus bill may not be needed

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 10:14am
The top U.S. House of Representatives Republican said on Sunday that a fourth economic stimulus package to try to curb the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic would be premature and may not even be necessary.

U.S. virus deaths could reach 200,000, Fauci warns as medical supplies run short

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 9:40am
U.S. deaths from coronavirus could reach 200,000 with millions of cases, the government's top infectious diseases expert warned on Sunday as New York, New Orleans and other major cities warned they would soon run out of medical supplies.

U.S. cities warn medical supplies running out, call for federal help to fight coronavirus

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 9:11am
New York City, New Orleans and other major cities expect to run out of ventilators and other medical supplies within days as the United States grapples with the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world.

White House-led airlift of urgently needed medical supplies arrives in New York

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 8:35am
A planeload of desperately needed medical supplies arrived in New York from China on Sunday, the first in a series of flights over the next 30 days organized by the White House to help fight the coronavirus, a White House official said.

Coronavirus task force advised Trump on NY, NJ, CT warning: Mnuchin

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 8:33am
Members of the White House coronavirus task force recommended a travel advisory for the hard-hit New York area to limit the spread of the coronavirus when they met with President Donald Trump on Saturday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Sunday.

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