Updated 6:26 a.m. ET, April 15, 2020
- Global cases near 2 million: Covid-19 has infected more than 1.98 million people and killed at least 126,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.
- Trump halts WHO funding: The President says US financing for the World Health Organization will stop while a review into its handling of coronavirus is conducted.
- US not ready to open up: America is "not there yet" in regard to reopening the country, the nation's top infectious disease doctor said, as the number of cases recorded in the US tops 609,000.
- South Korea votes: With its epidemic increasingly under control, the country is holding a legislative election today. Voters are being temperature tested and must stand 1 meter apart.