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PITTSBURGH -- Stay informed with the latest coronavirus national headlines and information with these daily news updates.

For the latest information in Pennsylvania, stay up to date with the Pennsylvania Department of Health online.

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How wearing a face mask helps prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Economy shrinks by 4.8% in first quarter, sharpest decline since financial crisis.

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COVID-19 leading to new crisis, food shortages.

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Ohio lawmaker behind new proposal for $2,000 monthly stimulus payments.

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Investigation: 5G isn't causing the coronavirus pandemic.

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White House and Congress working on deal to help small businesses.

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Worldwide coronavirus cases pass 2 million.

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Worldwide cases pass 2 million; lawmaker pushing for second stimulus check.

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Antibody test could be key to reopening country.

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Where's my money? How to track your stimulus payment.

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More than 526,000 coronavirus cases confirmed in U.S.

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More than 466,000 coronavirus cases confirmed in U.S.

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Coronavirus cases nearing 1.5 million globally.

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Frequently asked questions when using face masks.

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The United States has nearly 400,000 confirmed coronavirus cases.

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More than 17,000 people have reportedly fully recovered from the coronavirus in the United States.

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Worldwide coronavirus cases top one million.

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White House task force projecting 100,000 to 240,000 deaths.

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U.S. coronavirus case total doubles China with over 165,000 confirmed cases.

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President Trump announces he is extending the voluntary national shutdown to April 30.

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has surged to nearly 70,000.

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The Senate has voted unanimously to pass a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill, with the house expected to pass the bill on Friday.

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The Senate will vote Wednesday on a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package after an early morning agreement with the White House.

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Across the country the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continue to rise, with more than 46,000 cases and 586 deaths.

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New York becomes the first state to report more than 100 deaths; 471 deaths now nationwide.

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Clinical trials for one vaccine could begin this week.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: Country will use all tools to get U.S. citizens home who are stranded abroad.

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The death toll in the United States has surpassed 200 with more than 14,000 coronavirus cases confirmed, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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