- The numbers: More than 3.9 million cases of the novel coronavirus have been recorded worldwide, including at least 274,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.
- Mass unemployment: The US economy lost a record 20.5 million jobs in April, marking the largest single month of job losses since officials began tracking the data. Canada has recorded the second-highest unemployment rate in its history.
- Coronavirus in the White House: US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary tested positive, meaning two White House staff members are confirmed to have the virus.
- New spike in South Korea: A new cluster of cases linked to nightclubs in the capital, Seoul, has emerged. All bars and nightclubs have been ordered shut.
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