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.


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.


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