Coronavirus live updates: FDA OKs ’emergency use’ test, global cases top 300,000
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- Global cases: More than 303,180
- Global deaths: At least 12,944
- U.S. cases: At least 24,148
- U.S. deaths: At least 285
The data above is from Johns Hopkins University.
5:24 pm: Best Buy shifts business model amid coronavirus outbreak
Best Buy announced a few business updates as the electronics company adjusts to demand surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.
“We are seeing a surge in demand across the country for products that people need to work or learn from home, as well as those products that allow people to refrigerate or freeze food,” Best Buy CEO Corie Barry said in a statement. “As we meet the demand for these necessities, we are adjusting how we operate in many …continued .
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