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- Global cases: More than 1,026,900
- Global deaths: At least 53,975
- US cases: At least 245,500
- US deaths: At least 6,058
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
11:00 am: 3M warns Trump that halting exports would reduce number of masks available to US
3M warned that the Trump administration’s request for the company to stop exporting respirator masks could make the protective gear less available in the U.S.
The American manufacturing giant shared that caution a day after President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act to force 3M to produce respirator masks.
The company said it was already working with the administration on getting more masks to the U.S. —Kevin Breuninger
10:57 am: Dismissed US carrier …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]