Coronavirus live updates: Global cases cross 4 million mark as White House deals with infection in the ranks
People walk along Broadway as the coronavirus keeps financial markets and businesses mostly closed on May 08, 2020 in New York City. The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on Friday that the US economy lost 20.5 million jobs in April. This is the largest decline in jobs since the government began tracking the data in 1939. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Several members of President Donald Trump’s close contacts have recently tested positive for coronavirus, including the president’s valet and Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary. They are among more than 1.3 million positive cases reported in the United States since the outbreak began.
As the country struggles to balance safety and an increasingly dire economic situation, Friday’s grim monthly jobs report confirmed a record number of Americans out of work. As states begin to re-open …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]