Coronavirus live updates: Global cases near 700,000


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  • Global cases: More than 679,000
  • Global deaths: At least 31,000
  • United States cases: At least 124,600
  • United States deaths: At least 2,100

The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

8:35 am: New Jersey governor responds to CDC travel advisory for tri-state area

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said the CDC travel advisory issued Saturday for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut “does not change the rules that have been established and in place for over a week now.”

The CDC advised residents of the tri-state area to stop nonessential domestic travel for 14 days in response to the coronavirus outbreak that has hit the New York City area particularly hard. There are more than 30,000 cases in New York City alone, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

“I encourage all New Jerseyans to continue practicing aggressive social distancing and take personal responsibility to help us get through this public health emergency,” Murphy said in a statement. —Chris Eudaily

8:24 am: Global cases near 700,000


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