Coronavirus live updates: Merkel in quarantine, Rand Paul tests positive
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- Global cases: More than 311,000
- Global deaths: At least 13,407
- U.S. cases: At least 26,747
- U.S. deaths: At least 340
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
5:30 pm: Sen. Mitt Romney to self quarantine after contact with Rand Paul
The office of Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Ut., said Sunday that Romney will not vote on the Senate floor and will immediately self-quarantine since the senator has been in contact with Paul in recent days. Romney has no symptoms but will be tested for the virus, his office said. –Emma Newburger
4:10 pm: Senate delays vote until later this evening
Senate leaders have delayed the procedural vote on the coronavirus economic stimulus package …continued .
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