Coronavirus live updates: United to slash more than 16,000 jobs; inexpensive steroids reduce patient deaths
The U.S. reported 43,253 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, pushing the seven-day average of new cases passed 42,300, up 0.6% compared with a week ago, according to a CNBC analysis of data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. While the data is based on just over a week of data, epidemiologists warn it’s a worrying sign as the nation heads toward a holiday weekend, colder months and flu season.
Here are some of the day’s important headlines:
The following data was compiled by Johns Hopkins University:
- Global cases: More than 25.7 million
- Global deaths: At least 857,800
- U.S. cases: More than 6.07 million
- U.S. deaths: At least 184,600