Coronavirus latest: US tops world in number of virus cases 27.03.2020

Deutsche Welle | Mar 27, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • 05:40 China and Hong Kong stocks rose on Friday as dismal industrial data boosted expectations of further stimulus to shield the world’s second-biggest economy from the ill-effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The US House of Representatives is set to vote on a massive $2.2 trillion (€2 trillion) stimulus package later today, aimed at providing support to firms and individuals hurt by the economic consequences of the pandemic.
  • South Korea reported 91 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing its total to 9,332.