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President Donald Trump holds a press briefing with members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force on April 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a recommendation that all Americans should wear masks or cloth face coverings in public settings.

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Here's the latest news about the coronavirus pandemic outbreak around the world and COVID-19, the disease it causes.
A bus driver for the Detroit, Michigan city bus line DDOT poses for a portrait wearing a protective mask and gloves for protection in Detroit, Michigan, on March 24, 2020. File Photo.

A Detroit bus driver who complained about a coughing passenger on Facebook has died from COVID-19

Jason Hargrove posted a video on Facebook on March 21, complaining about a woman who had coughed in front of him and other passengers his bus.
Manu Dibango and Floyd Cardoz both died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.

Celebrities and entertainers who have died from complications related to the coronavirus and COVID-19

Manu Dibango, a famous saxophonist, and Floyd Cadoz, a world-renowned chef, have both passed away due to complications related to COVID-19.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says coronavirus troublemakers will be shot dead by the military

Duterte told his country: "My orders to the police and the military, if anyone creates trouble, and their lives are in danger: shoot them dead."

The US government reportedly asked the military for 100,000 body bags

FEMA reportedly requested the body bags through an interagency group for "prudent planning," which also includes "mortuary contingencies."
A patient is taken to the operating theatre in the recently opened Birmingham Queen Elizabeth Hospital on February 7, 2011 in Birmingham, England.

A family said goodbye to their grandparents over FaceTime after both of them died from the coronavirus on the same day

Merle Tofte, 86, and Dee Tofte, 85, died at Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington, on March 16.
Left: Screenshot from a video taken Sunday of a forklift being used to transfer the bodies of coronavirus victims into the back of a refrigerated truck outside Brooklyn Hospital Center. Right: Another video, taken outside another Brooklyn hospital, showing bodies wait on gurneys outside to be put into a similar truck.

Shocking video shows the bodies of NYC coronavirus victims being forklifted into a refrigerated truck used as a temporary morgue

New York City has become a new epicenter of the outbreak, with 914 people dead as of Monday night. Some may find the footage distressing to watch.
A member the New York Army and Air National Guard wears a face mask while carrying paper towels to sanitize and disinfect the Young Israel of New Rochelle synagogue in New York, March 23, 2020.

National Guard soldier dies after testing positive for coronavirus and being hospitalized

"Today is a sad day for the Department of Defense as we have lost our first American service member," Defense Secretary Mark Esper said.
The USNS Comfort sails by the Statue of Liberty as it enters the New York Harbor on March 30.

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Wall Street is named after an actual wall built in the 17th century by the Dutch.

Jefferies Group CFO has died from coronavirus complications, becoming the first high-profile financial leader to fall victim to the pandemic

The executive's death marks the first among high-profile financial figures as the outbreak has continued to spread.