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Which states are doing the most COVID-19 screening

A health care professional swab tests a patient for coronavirus at drive-through testing outside the Emergency Room entrance at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Milton, MA on March 30, 2020. Matthew J. Lee | The Boston Globe via Getty Images The U.S. hit a milestone this week — albeit one …

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US economy loses 701,000 jobs amid coronavirus crisis

The US economy shed 701,000 jobs last month as the coronavirus crisis brought the nation’s nine-year hiring streak to a screeching halt, new federal data show. The losses in non-farm payrolls reflected a massive contraction from February, when the economy added 273,000 jobs. The unemployment rate rose nearly a full …

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Fired Navy commander to be reassigned

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 1,026,900 Global deaths: At least 53,975 US cases: At least 245,500 US deaths: …

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