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Global cases surge past 600,000, Spain infections exceed 72,000, Iran reports 2,500 deathsGlobal cases surge past 600,000, Spain infections exceed 72,000, Iran reports 2,500 deaths

Global cases surge past 600,000, Spain infections exceed 72,000, Iran reports 2,500 deaths

Global coronavirus cases surged past 600,000 on Saturday, with deaths exceeding 28,680.

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Coronavirus live updates: China reports 45 new cases, of which 44 were ‘imported’Coronavirus live updates: China reports 45 new cases, of which 44 were ‘imported’

Coronavirus live updates: China reports 45 new cases, of which 44 were ‘imported’

In total, China has had 81,439 reported COVID-19 cases and 3,300 deaths.

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Coronavirus live updates: NY Gov balks at federal quarantine talk, CDC warns on chloroquineCoronavirus live updates: NY Gov balks at federal quarantine talk, CDC warns on chloroquine

Coronavirus live updates: NY Gov balks at federal quarantine talk, CDC warns on chloroquine

This is CNBC's 24-hour blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak.

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2020 Detroit auto show canceled after venue chosen for coronavirus field hospital2020 Detroit auto show canceled after venue chosen for coronavirus field hospital

2020 Detroit auto show canceled after venue chosen for coronavirus field hospital

The 2020 Detroit auto show has been canceled as its venue will be used as a field hospital for the…

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New York Gov. Cuomo says Trump has no authority to impose quarantine: ‘It would be illegal’New York Gov. Cuomo says Trump has no authority to impose quarantine: ‘It would be illegal’

New York Gov. Cuomo says Trump has no authority to impose quarantine: ‘It would be illegal’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday he does not believe President Donald Trump has the authority to impose a…

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Trump pushes back against congressional oversight for $500 billion bailout fundTrump pushes back against congressional oversight for $500 billion bailout fund

Trump pushes back against congressional oversight for $500 billion bailout fund

Democrats cheered the addition of an inspector general as a victory, but Trump said the watchdog needs his permission to…

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New York postpones Democratic primary amid coronavirus outbreak, the eleventh state to do soNew York postpones Democratic primary amid coronavirus outbreak, the eleventh state to do so

New York postpones Democratic primary amid coronavirus outbreak, the eleventh state to do so

During a press briefing, Cuomo said he would issue an executive order to delay the vote, aligning it with the…

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Scenes of cities shut down by the coronavirus pandemicScenes of cities shut down by the coronavirus pandemic

Scenes of cities shut down by the coronavirus pandemic

Cities around the world have been brought to a halt as governments ask citizens to stay inside until the pandemic

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Four dead on Carnival-owned cruise ship amid new coronavirus outbreak aboardFour dead on Carnival-owned cruise ship amid new coronavirus outbreak aboard

Four dead on Carnival-owned cruise ship amid new coronavirus outbreak aboard

The Zaandam is now at least the third Carnival-owned ship to become the site of a coronavirus outbreak.

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New York orders thousands of manually operated pump ventilators as coronavirus cases surge: ‘This is the alternative’New York orders thousands of manually operated pump ventilators as coronavirus cases surge: ‘This is the alternative’

New York orders thousands of manually operated pump ventilators as coronavirus cases surge: ‘This is the alternative’

As the number of coronavirus cases rises in New York, the Empire State prepares to add four more hospitals. The…

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Workers say New York City hospital dragged its feet on coronavirus protections as the pandemic spreadWorkers say New York City hospital dragged its feet on coronavirus protections as the pandemic spread

Workers say New York City hospital dragged its feet on coronavirus protections as the pandemic spread

"Last week they wouldn't let us wear masks and told us [the coronavirus] wasn't spread on surfaces or clothes," a…

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Trump is considering ‘enforceable’ quarantine on New York, New Jersey and parts of ConnecticutTrump is considering ‘enforceable’ quarantine on New York, New Jersey and parts of Connecticut

Trump is considering ‘enforceable’ quarantine on New York, New Jersey and parts of Connecticut

President Donald Trump said he could make the decision Saturday on whether to place a two-week quarantine on New York,…

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Coronavirus: Gov. Cuomo, the National Guard and FEMA transform the Javits Center into a hospitalCoronavirus: Gov. Cuomo, the National Guard and FEMA transform the Javits Center into a hospital

Coronavirus: Gov. Cuomo, the National Guard and FEMA transform the Javits Center into a hospital

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the construction of a temporary hospital at the the Jacob K. Javits…

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The US economy has come to a standstill, satellite imagery showsThe US economy has come to a standstill, satellite imagery shows

The US economy has come to a standstill, satellite imagery shows

The coronavirus crisis is bringing the United States economy to screeching halt, as satellite imagery shows every sector getting hit.

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