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  • Trump vows to reopen US economy even as deaths from coronavirus rise

    The US death toll rose by more than 100 as Trump said the ‘cure’ for the pandemic could be ‘worse than the problem itself’ Donald Trump has said he was eager to reopen the US economy in weeks, not months, even as the death toll from the virus continued to rise. The president, who has been anxious about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the US economy, made the remarks at a White House press briefing Monday in which he repeatedly refused to confirm that he would listen to public health...

    the Guardian
  • US coronavirus deaths rise as New York City braces for park burial possibility

    City may have to set up temporary burial sites – top officialCuomo says ‘social distancing is working’ in worst-hit stateCoronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs the death toll from coronavirus in the US climbed toward 10,000, a New York City official warned it could establish temporary burial grounds in city parks and new polling showed an erosion in public trust in Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis. Related: Coronavirus US live: Andrew Cuomo says...

    the Guardian
  • US coronavirus cases surpass 200,000 and death toll rises to 4,300

    The number of coronavirus cases in the US has surpassed 200,000 as the death toll increased to more than 4,300. Infections increased by 25,676 on Wednesday, and deaths rose by 908.

    Mail Online