CLOSE The deadline to file your taxes has been extended from April 15 to July 15. USA TODAYPresident Donald Trump announced new federal actions Friday in efforts to slow the spread of the new coronavirus and relieve the economic effects of the pandemic.Meanwhile, Tax Day has been moved back to July and U.S. students won’t have to take annual state tests this year. California, New York and Pennsylvania also took the boldest action yet to slow the spread of coronavirus.As COVID-19 continues to dramatically alter lives, the U.S. hit two grim landmarks on Friday — at least 210 deaths and over 14,600 confirmed cases. Worldwide, the death toll has topped 11,100, as Italy saw its biggest one-day increase Friday. There are more than 265,000 confirmed cases around the globe, according to the Johns Hopkins University data dashboard.Among the measures Trump announced Friday:Restricting nonessential travel between the U.S. and MexicoAllowing borrowers with federal student loans to be able to pause their payments for two months without interest accruingEnacting the Defense Production Act to get critical medical supplies The president said, though, he doesn’t see the need for a national lockdown. “I don’t think we’ll ever find that necessary,” he said.Our live blog on the coronavirus is being updated throughout the day. Refresh for the latest news. More


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