Coronavirus live updates: British PM Johnson returns to Downing Street, NY to eventually re-open in phases
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- Global cases: More than 2.9 million
- Global deaths: At least 203,534
- US cases: More than 939,000authords
- US deaths: At least 53,934
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
4:20 pm: Birx says US needs a ‘breakthrough’ on antigen testing to aid in reopening
Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator, speaks during a news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.
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Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House Coronavirus Task Force coordinator, told NBC News’ “Meet the Press” Sunday that while the coronavirus trends give her “great hope” for slow reopenings over the next few months, many of the …continued .
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