Coronavirus Live Updates: As Economic Toll Rises, Lawmakers Weigh $1 Trillion Relief Plan

The $1 trillion package from the White House proposes payments of $1,000 for adults and $500 for children. Lawmakers urge remote voting for Congress, and doctors and nurses plead for protective gear.

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As U.S. cases soared past 10,000, President Trump said that the government had approved “compassionate use” for the virus, which is the approval for ill patients to use a drug that has not yet been F.D.A.-approved for coronavirus.

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The White House coronavirus task force is sharing the latest updates on the virus and its impact on the country.CreditCredit…Doug Mills/The New York Times