- Global spread: The novel coronavirus has infected more than 723,000 people worldwide and killed over 34,000, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
- US cases surpass China and Italy: The US now has the most confirmed cases worldwide -- more than 139,700, with over 2,400 deaths, according to a CNN count.
- Social distancing extended: President Donald Trump extended social distancing guidelines to April 30. Trump said modeling shows that the peak of the death rate will likely hit in two weeks.
- Moscow restrictions: The Russian capital has imposed a citywide quarantine starting March 30 until further notice for all residents.
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