Negotiations around the next round of coronavirus aid look likely to drag on, potentially for weeks, after Democrats and Republicans described themselves as hopelessly far apart on a deal. Cases in California topped 600,000 as the country reported an additional 51,443 new cases of the virus on Thursday. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said museums and bowling alleys will be allowed to reopen, and gyms may be next.
Here are some of the major developments on Friday:
The following data was compiled by Johns Hopkins University:
- Global cases: More than 20.9 million
- Global deaths: At least 760,300
- U.S. cases: More than 5.25 million
- U.S. deaths: At least 167,200