White House addresses coronavirus outbreak Sunday | USA TODAY


The coronavirus task force provides an update on the outbreak.
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The U.S. death toll rose to 62 across 12 states on Sunday, with the total number of confirmed cases surging to more than 3,200. The worldwide death toll topped 6,000.

Anxiety and action were on the rise. Thousands of schools for kindergartners to doctoral candidates will be closed nationwide, and no one knows for sure when they will reopen. Stores and supermarkets were curbing hours or shutting down all together. Cities and states were recommending or requiring mass closure, even mass self-isolation.

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