Over the past 24 hours, the U.S. reported more than 10,000 new cases of coronavirus and 122 new deaths, raising the U.S. total to 45,322 cases and 582 dead
The U.S. could become a new hub of the outbreak, the World Health Organization warned. Still, President Donald Trump said he’s hoping to have the economy open again by Easter Sunday on April 12.
The euro-zone economy is sinking as countries toughen containment efforts with strict stay-at-home policies. China prepared to lift its lockdown in Wuhan, the city at the center of the original outbreak.
India became the latest nation to impose a lockdown. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the International Olympic Committee agreed to delay the Tokyo Games by a year. Stocks rallied as Congress neared a deal on a stimulus bill.
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