Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in one day in New York, the bleakest 24 hours yet for a state where the crisis likely will worsen. More than 300,000 people have tested positive in the U.S. and 8,100 have died, according to a Reuters tally.
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Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid coronavirus outbreak
Queen Elizabeth will call on Britons to show the same resolve as their forebears and take on the challenge and disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak with good-humoured resolve when she makes an extremely rare address to rally the nation on Sunday.
OPEC+ meeting delayed as Saudi Arabia and Russia row over oil price collapse: sources
OPEC and Russia have postponed a Monday meeting to discuss oil output cuts until April 9, OPEC sources said on Saturday, as a dispute between Moscow and Saudi Arabia over who is to blame for plunging crude prices intensified.
Spain to extend state of emergency to April 26 as rise in infections slows
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday he would ask parliament to extend lockdown measures by 15 days until April 26, as the rate of new coronavirus infections and deaths slowed again in one of the world's worst-hit countries.
How the coronavirus job cuts played out by sector and demographics
The job losses suffered in March as the U.S. economy shut down in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic were widespread but still were disproportionately felt in a handful of employment sectors and by women, the young and the less educated.
Canada PM says will not retaliate against U.S. over block of mask exports
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would not retaliate for U.S. President Donald Trump blocking 3M Co's exports of N95 respirator masks that protect doctors and nurses from the spread of coronavirus.
Exclusive: Amazon in contact with coronavirus test makers for potential screenings on employees
Amazon.com Inc has been in contact with the CEOs of two coronavirus test makers as it considers how to screen its staff and reduce the risk of infection at its warehouses, according to internal meeting notes seen by Reuters.
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