As his aides and allies increasingly worry that President Donald Trump’s lengthy appearances at his his daily briefings on the coronavirus pandemic may may backfire politically, the White House is considering scaling them back.It follows widespread mockery and an immediate and universal backlash from the medical community after the president suggested Thursday evening that people might be able to inject household cleaning items or disinfectants to deter the respiratory illness.Let our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings.The evaluation of Trump’s briefings comes as the worldwide death toll for the coronavirus surpassed 200,000 on Saturday, according to Johns Hopkins University data.Over 53,000 of those fatalities have been recorded in the U.S. according to an NBC News tally and more than 20,000 in the U.K. making it the fifth nation to reach that grim milestone.However, in China where the pandemic began, the government reported no new deaths for a 10th straight day.Here’s what to know about the coronavirus, plus a timeline of the most critical moments:MAPS: Confirmed cases in the U.S. and worldwide, confirmed deaths in the U.S. and globally.Stay-at-home orders across the country: What each state is doing — or not — amid widespread


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