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March 21 coronavirus news

Updated 10:15 PM EDT, Sat March 21, 2020

What you need to know

  • The numbers worldwide: More than 300,000 people have contracted the novel coronavirus and at least 12,944 have died, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
  • Threat of severe economic downturn: A global recession is on us and experts believe coronavirus could drag the world economy into a depression.
  • US death toll rises: More than 302 people have now died from the virus in the United States.
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