Trump allows COVID cases on Navy ship Comfort

Trump allows COVID cases on Navy ship Comfort

President Donald Trump agreed Monday to allow the U.S. Navy’s 1,000-bed hospital ship Comfort to be used to treat patients with the coronavirus to relieve pressure on New York City’s extremely strained hospital system after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked...
US cases continue to rise faster than other countries

US cases continue to rise faster than other countries

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: At least 1,134,418. Global deaths: At least 60,115 US cases:...
Worldwide coronavirus cases reach 1 million, doubling in a week

Worldwide coronavirus cases reach 1 million, doubling in a week

Reported COVID-19 cases around the world surpassed 1 million on Thursday, doubling in a week as the virus spreads across Europe and North America and establishes a toehold in Africa.  Just before global cases reached 1 million, the COVID-19 worldwide death toll passed...