- The numbers: The coronavirus pandemic has infected 1.7 million people and killed more than 102,000.
- Grim milestone in US: The country now has more than half a million cases. New York state alone has more cases .
- Testing: Dr. Anthony Fauci says antibody tests — which show who has already been infected with the coronavirus — will be available in the US soon.
What you need to know
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier records a video message to the nation about the coronavirus epidemic on April 2, 2020. He will give a televised address on Saturday. Sandra Steins/Bundesregierung via Getty Images
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