March 27 coronavirus news

Medical supplies are displayed before a news conference with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Jacob Javits Center, Monday, March 23, 2020, in New York. New York City hospitals are just 10 days from running out of "really basic supplies," Mayor Bill de Blasio said late Sunday. De Blasio has called upon the federal government to boost the city's quickly dwindling supply of protective equipment. The city also faces a potentially deadly dearth of ventilators to treat those infected by the coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Doctors answer your coronavirus questions
03:37 - Source: CNN

What you need to know

  • The US now has the most known cases worldwide, surpassing China and Italy.
  • A total of 3.3 million unemployment claims were filed in the US — the highest number of initial jobless claims in history.
  • The US House approved a historic $2 trillion coronavirus response stimulus package.
  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for Covid-19.
  • Nearly a third of the world’s population are living under coronavirus-related restrictions.