The latest: There are more than 164,000 coronavirus cases in 146 countries and territories, according to the World Health Organization.More than 6,400 people have died worldwide.In the United States, there are at least 3,400 cases in 49 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Washington D.C.At least 65 people in the U.S. have died.President Donald Trump declared a state of national emergency in response to the outbreak on Friday.Several states are closing bars and restaurants, but encouraging restaurants to offer take-out and delivery. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending organizers cancel or postpone events in the U.S. that consist of 50 people or more.Following a weekend spent indoors, away from neighbors, friends, and communities of worship, Americans now face a new week with new restrictions designed to curb the spread of coronavirus.Millions of students are out of school. Some restaurants are prohibited from inviting patrons inside.
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