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200 NYPD Officers Test Positive For COVID-19 As NYC Cements Its Position As ‘Epicenter’ Of US Outbreak: Live Updates

Summary:

  • Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus
  • House delays stimulus-bill vote until tomorrow
  • Singapore, Tokyo report largest daily jump in new cases
  • 236 NYPD Officers test positive
  • Lombardy cases report another decline
  • Italy reports broader decline in cases
  • Global total ~438k, 19,600 deaths
  • Spain deaths pass mainland China total
  • 1/3 of global population facing movement restriction
  • Spain asks NATO for assistance
  • Trump’s approval rating matches personal best
  • Apple donates millions of masks
  • NYC case total nears 18k
  • Spanish deputy PM tests positive
  • France confirms another jump in cases, deaths as police issue 100,000 fines
  • Deal struck on $2 trillion US rescue bill
  • Thailand latest to announce lockdown
  • Treasury to grant more tariff exclusions pertaining to medical products
  • Germany, Japan scramble to pass their own rescue legislation
  • US case total ~55k, death toll ~750
  • Indian governor defies lockdown
  • Pakistan PM facing “increased pressure” to impose lockdown
  • Switzerland tightens borders
  • ECB says it’s in favor of activating OMT if necessary
  • Putin tells Russians to stay home
  • Bank of Spain warns about economic fallout
  • Maryland requests disaster declaration after Trump declares La. “major disaster”
  • Taiwan announces 19 new cases
  • WHO expresses concerns about US outbreak
  • 3 Navy sailors test positive
  • Britain’s NHS recruits more than 150k volunteers overnight
  • UK shuts Parliament Wednesday night
  • Mali becomes 44th African country to confirm COVID-19

Update (1940ET): The Treasury is preparing to issue more tariff exclusions pertaining to Chinese-made medical products, though some have pointed out that some exclusions seemingly granted as part of the initiative include consumer tech products.

  • USTR TO GRANT TARIFF EXCLUSIONS ON MORE CHINA MEDICAL PRODUCTS

Some pointed out earlier that a batch of exclusions approved by the Treasury seemed “mostly non-medical”, including one related to the Apple Watch.

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