Coronavirus live updates: Texas to lift restrictions this week, SF extends shelter in place through May
Health experts and asset markets are watching closely as segments of the U.S. reopen their economies. Across the Atlantic, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is back at work after recovering from the virus, delivering a sober address about the nation’s progress in fighting the Covid-19 outbreak.
This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.
- Global cases: More than 3 million
- Global deaths: At least 208,131
- US cases: More than 972,900
- US deaths: At least 55,118
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
4:15 pm: Texas to lift coronavirus restrictions this week, businesses to reopen in phases
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces the US Army Corps of Engineers and the state are putting up a 250-bed field hospital at …continued .
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