Coronavirus live updates: US infections top 700,000, number of cases in Turkey overtakes Iran
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- Global cases: More than 2,284,000
- Global deaths: At least 156,900
- US cases: More than 711,197
- US deaths: At least 37,625
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
2:25 pm: Horse racing gets more TV time with other sports scratched
Socially distanced crews in New York and California are keeping horse racing on television in the U.S. during the coronavirus pandemic.
Horse racing is one of the few sports ongoing, albeit in a limited capacity at a handful of empty tracks, but its TV presence has expanded because of the dearth of other options.
The New York Racing Association helps produce “America’s Day at the Races” on Fox Sports while TVG has partnered with NBC Sports for a dozen hours …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]