Coronavirus Cases Surge as Trump Ramps Up Aid for States

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases world-wide more than doubled in a week to nearly 330,000 on Sunday, as President Trump ramped up federal assistance to New York, California and Washington, the three states hardest hit by the outbreak in the U.S.

Mr. Trump announced the assistance at a White House press conference as U.S. lawmakers failed to reach a deal on a $1.3 trillion federal stimulus package to address the coronavirus emergency and the economic fallout. The sweeping legislation collapsed Sunday night during…

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