Coronavirus live updates: States ramp up testing, Gov. Phil Murphy responds to CDC’s tri-state area travel advisory
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- Global cases: More than 679,000
- Global deaths: At least 31,000
- United States cases: At least 124,600
- United States deaths: At least 2,100
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
9:53 am: Trump’s delay on dealing with coronavirus led to increased deaths, Pelosi charges
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Donald Trump’s behavior at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, calling it “deadly,” and saying his current delays in testing is costing lives.
“As the president fiddles, people are dying,” Pelosi told CNN’s Jake Tapper Sunday on “State of the Union.”
Pelosi quoted Trump as saying, “Just think, 20 days ago everything was great.”
“No,” Pelosi said. “Everything wasn’t great.” –Cory Stieg