Coronavirus updates: NYC suggests that people cover their faces outdoors

Coronavirus updates: NYC suggests that people cover their faces outdoors



A pandemic of the novel coronavirus killed at least 5,758 people in the United States and more than 52,700 worldwide.

More than 1 million people worldwide have been infected with a new respiratory virus, which causes a disease currently known as COVID-19. More than 210,000 of those infected have recovered, according to data collected by the Center for Systems Science and engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

With more than 238,000 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed, the U.S. has by far the highest national count in the world.