The global novel coronavirus death toll has climbed over 102,000. The virus has killed more people in the U.S. in a matter of months than those who died in recent years from homicide, according to FBI data. In the U.S., over 500,000 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. At least 18,693 people in the U.S. have died. Worldwide, more than 1.69 million people have been diagnosed since the virus emerged in China in December. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some governments are hiding the scope of their nations’ outbreaks. Today’s biggest developments: US cases now over half a millionLos Angeles stay-at-home order extended to May 15 Boris Johnson ‘at an early stage’ of recoveryWisconsin Dept. of Health tracking if new cases stem from Tuesday’s election Here’s how the news is developing. All times Eastern. Please refresh this page for updates. 9:25 p.m.: US cases now over 500,000 The U.S. now has half a million confirmed cases of COVID-19, three times more than


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