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June 8 coronavirus news

Updated 2:47 AM EDT, Tue June 9, 2020
More than one million Covid-19 cases in these four countries

What you need to know

  • There are now more than 7 million confirmed cases and more than 405,000 deaths worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  • New York City reopens in phase one today.
  • The US economy gained 2.5 million jobs in May and the unemployment rate fell to 13.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • A forecast published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now projects more than 127,000 coronavirus deaths in the country by June 27.

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