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New York's Cuomo says "time to wake up, America" as other states see Covid-19 spikes

New York's Cuomo says "time to wake up, America" as other states see Covid-19 spikes

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday criticized states that reopened their economies before getting the novel coronavirus under control, saying there was "undeniable, irrefutable evidence" those states made a mistake.

US sees 1,260 coronavirus deaths in past 24 hours

US sees 1,260 coronavirus deaths in past 24 hours

The United States recorded a further 1,260 deaths from Covid-19 on Friday, bringing its total to 95,921 since the global pandemic began, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

Powell, Mnuchin to face Senate grilling on US coronavirus response

Powell, Mnuchin to face Senate grilling on US coronavirus response

The US government's handling of its massive economic response to the coronavirus pandemic will come under scrutiny on Tuesday as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

No spike in coronavirus in places reopening, US health secretary says

No spike in coronavirus in places reopening, US health secretary says

Authorities are not seeing spikes in coronavirus cases in places that are reopening but are seeing increases in some areas that remain closed, US health secretary Alex Azar said on Sunday.

Fauci to warn of 'needless death' if US opens too soon

Fauci to warn of 'needless death' if US opens too soon

Top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci will Tuesday warn the Senate the United States will see "needless suffering and death" from the coronavirus if it tries to reopen too soon, The New York Times reported.

Coronavirus inflicts huge US job losses as pandemic breaches White House walls

Coronavirus inflicts huge US job losses as pandemic breaches White House walls

The US government reported more catastrophic economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis on Friday as the pandemic pierced the very walls of the White House and California gave the green light for its factories to restart after a seven-week lockdown.

Pence staffer tests positive for coronavirus, Trump says W.House staffers wearing masks

Pence staffer tests positive for coronavirus, Trump says W.House staffers wearing masks

US President Donald Trump on Friday said certain White House staff members have started wearing face masks, one day after the White House said his personal valet had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Most Americans oppose reopening country now: poll

Most Americans oppose reopening country now: poll

A large majority of Americans oppose reopening the country now, with Democrats and Republicans sharply divided on the question, according to a poll published on Friday.

President Trump hails US coronavirus testing as infections cross a million

President Trump hails US coronavirus testing as infections cross a million

The United States has reported more than a million coronavirus infections only because of its testing, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, hailing the effort as being "much better than any other country in the world".

US coronavirus deaths top 41,000 as protesters demand restrictions end

US coronavirus deaths top 41,000 as protesters demand restrictions end

US coronavirus deaths topped 41,000 on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as more protesters gathered in state capitals to demand an early end to the lockdowns

US coronavirus expert Fauci: "Now is no time to back off"

US coronavirus expert Fauci: "Now is no time to back off"

The top US infectious disease expert warned on Friday that even though hard-hit spots like New York are showing positive results in the battle against the coronavirus