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- Global cases: More than 526,000
- Global deaths: At least 23,700
- US cases: At least 82,400
- US deaths: At least 1,100
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
8:20 pm: Trump declares major disaster in Maryland
President Donald Trump on Thursday declared that a major disaster exists in Maryland, making federal funding available to the state and local governments in recovery efforts in the fight against the coronavirus. The declaration makes federal funding available to “State, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations for emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, for all areas in the State of Maryland impacted by COVID-19.” —Salvador Rodriguez
7:30 pm: De Blasio says New York has now hit 365 deaths from COVID-19
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio
the city now has 23,112 cases of COVID-19 and 365 deaths.
“The next few months will be painful and stress our health care system like never before,” de Blasio said in a tweet. “To our health care workers: you