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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: More than 492,000 Global deaths: At least 22,000 US cases: At least 69,000 US deaths: At least 1,000 The data
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U.S. stock futures fell early Thursday morning trading as investors looked ahead to the national weekly initial jobless claims data expected later in the day. Dow futures indicated an opening drop of more than 300 points at Thursday’s open. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq-100 futures also pointed to opening losses. The moves came after the
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A general view of a normally busy Rain Vortex at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore on March 24, 2020. Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 375,498, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 16,362, according to the latest figures from
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People wearing protective face masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, are seen next to the Olympic rings in front of the Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo, Japan, February 26, 2020. Athit Perawongmetha | Reuters There is mounting pressure to postpone the Olympics for the first time in their 124-year history.  Monday evening, the United
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An Airbus A380-800 passenger plane of the Emirates Airlines at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. Mikhail Tereshchenko | TASS | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai-based Emirates Airline has stepped back from its initial move Sunday to suspend all passenger flights due to the coronavirus crisis after facing pressure from governments. Instead, it will temporarily
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 305,234 Global deaths: At least 13,000 The data above is from Johns Hopkins University. All times below are in Beijing time. 12:47 pm: Ecuador health and labor ministers resign 11:54 am: Singapore bars short-term visitors Singapore will bar entry and transit
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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus talks during a daily press briefing on COVID-19 virus at the WHO headquaters in Geneva on March 11, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images Don’t smoke, limit drinking, exercise and try not to watch too much news. These are some of the recommendations from the World
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South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear, spray antiseptic solution against the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Gangnam district on March 06, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 234,073, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler and her husband’s firm, which owns the New York Stock Exchange, defended on Friday the propriety of the couple’s sales of up to $3 million worth of stocks after she was privately briefed by federal officials about the coronavirus outbreak. “I am very confident that we have followed the letter and spirit of the
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 207,855, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 8,648, according to the latest figures from the WHO All times below are in Beijing time. 9:35 am: South Korea reports 87 new cases, 3 deaths South Korea reported
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 207,860, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 8,657, according to the latest figures from the WHO All times below are in Beijing time. 4:10 pm: European markets ambivalent toward ECB stimulus package 3:50 pm: Italy’s coronavirus death
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European Union member nations agreed Tuesday to close the EU’s external borders to most people from other countries for 30 days in a dramatic new effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the planned closings of the massive union’s external borders at a press conference. Movement of people within
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Darrell Gulin | Getty Images Morgan Stanley warned investors on Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic is fundamentally disrupting the world’s economy. “Global recession in 2020 is now our base case,” Morgan Stanley chief economist Chetan Ahya wrote in a note. “With Covid-19 spreading in Europe and the US after hitting Asia, the disruptions and dislocations
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Commuters wearing protective masks walk through Hong Kong Station, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. Paul Yeung | Bloomberg | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 168,019, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 6,610, according to the latest figures
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President Donald Trump makes remarks to the media in the Capitol after attending the Senate Republican Policy luncheon on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and Vice President Mike Pence also appear. Tom Williams | CQ Roll Call | Getty Images The Trump administration is grappling with which industries to bail out
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