Coronavirus live updates: Global deaths cross 200,000, US beaches reopen, NY expands testing
The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic crossed 200,000 on Saturday as countries and a handful of U.S. states ease lockdown restrictions. New York, the epicenter of the outbreak in the U.S., reported hospitalization and death rates that continue to improve, while doctors and experts around the globe weigh in on testing, treatment and vaccination.
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- Global cases: More than 2.8 million
- Global deaths: At least 201,502
- U.S. cases: More than 925,500
- U.S. deaths: At least 53,070
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
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