Coronavirus live updates: Japan’s Takeda treatment trial could start in July, global cases top 4.3 million
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- Global cases: More than 4.3 million
- Global deaths: More than 296,600
- Most cases reported: United States (over 1.38 million), Russia (over 242,200), United Kingdom (over 230,900), Spain (over 228,600), Italy (over 222,100)
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:30 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
9:07 am: Moody’s cuts sales forecast for global automakers again
Global auto unit sales are predicted to fall 20% this year, widening from an earlier forecast of a 14% drop, Moody’s Investors Service said.
Auto sales in Europe and the United States face steep declines in 2020. They are expected to drop 30% and 25%, respectively, Moody’s said.
Moody’s forecast in China, on the other hand, remains unchanged. The ratings agency …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]