Coronavirus live updates: Trump says ‘bailouts’ for blue states are unfair to Republicans, Airbnb to lay off 25% of staff
With many states reopening for business, sobering estimates about the potential spread of Covid-19 in the U.S. are emerging. Former FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb said the U.S. will see an increase of Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations in May as business restrictions across the country are lifted. “We don’t know how much, but they’re not going to go down,” Gottlieb said.
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- Global cases: More than 3.6 million
- Global deaths: At least 254,430
- US cases: More than 1.1 million
- US deaths: At least 70,115
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.