U.S. Deaths Top 1,000; Senate Approves Stimulus: Virus Update www.bloomberg.com
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 1,000, according to a Johns Hopkins tally. The Senate approved a more-than-$2 trillion stimulus package. Singapore estimated that its economy contracted the most in a decade, an early sign of the hit that’s in store for many.
The U.S. Senate’s approval of the record fiscal program to address the coronavirus sends the bill to the House of Representatives. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said that the lower body will meet Friday to consider the package, and that he expects it to pass.
In Britain, the government moved to shut Parliament and Prince Charles tested positive. European Union leaders inched toward a rescue package. Spain had its deadliest day yet.
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