The novel coronavirus pandemic is spreading around the globe and in the United States, reaching more than 41,700 cases domestically and roughly 573 deaths. The federal government has been rolling out its response to the virus and efforts to stem the tide as well as to stimulate the economy, which has taken a severe hit. Here are the latest developments n the government response It’s day eight of the White House’s 15-day guidelines to slow the spread Pence says CDC to issue guidance regarding allowing people exposed to COVID-19 return to work sooner by wearing a maskThe Senate reconvenes on an economic stimulus package with a test vote after increasing bitter negotiationsAt least three members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 The White House coronavirus task force is scheduled is give a briefing at 5:30 p.m. Here is how developments unfolded on Monday. Tune into ABC at 1 p.m. ET and ABC News Live at 4 p.m. ET every weekday for special coverage of the novel coronavirus with the full ABC News team, including the latest news, context and analysis. State of the stimulus package: Democrats block vote, negotiations continue While negotiations for the economic stimulus package continue behind

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