Coronavirus live updates: California could be ‘days, not weeks’ away from easing restrictions
Wall Street is closing out a painful week of earnings reports with one bright spot: Clorox reported higher profit off demand for cleaning products. As states struggle to find the balance between keeping their populations safe and allowing workplaces to restart their engines, the market is cheering news about possible Covid-19 vaccines and treatments. Gilead Sciences and Moderna continue to make headlines as drugmakers work furiously to end the pandemic.
This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.
- Global cases: More than 3.2 million
- Global deaths: At least 233,704
- US cases: More than 1 million
- US deaths: At least 63,019
5:45 pm: CDC issues news criteria for contact tracing apps
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