Updated 21 mins ago - Politics & Policy

Coronavirus dashboard

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 11 a.m. ET: 6,545,492 — Total deaths: 386,637 — Total recoveries — 2,830,510Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 11 a.m. ET: 1,854,476 — Total deaths: 107,235 — Total recoveries: 479,258 — Total tested: 18,214,950Map.
  3. 2020: RNC expands convention search across the Sun Belt.
  4. Congress: What to know about the Senate's PPP reforms.
  5. States: Cases spike in Texas and Arizona.
  6. Jobs: 1.9 million Americans filed for unemployment last week — 6 million white-collar jobs could be at risk in second wave of layoffs.

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World coronavirus updates

Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins; Map: Axios Visuals

Germany announced Wednesday a second economic stimulus package worth 130 billion euros ($146 billion), taking the total economic injection to $1.5 trillion since the coronavirus pandemic began, per the Wall Street Journal.

By the numbers: More than 6.5 million people have tested positive for COVID-19 worldwide and over 2.8 million have recovered from the virus. Over 386,000 people have died globally. The U.S. has reported the most cases in the world with over 1.8 million.

Updated 21 mins ago - Health

U.S. coronavirus updates

Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins; Map: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios. This graphic includes "probable deaths" that New York City began reporting on April 14.

Texas, Arizona and Oregon saw significant spikes last week in new coronavirus infections, while other states reported slight increases.

The big picture: Nationwide, new cases have plateaued over the past week, Axios' Andrew Witherspoon and Sam Baker report. To get through this crisis and safely continue getting back out into the world, the U.S. needs them to go down — a lot.

Coronavirus cases spike in Texas and Arizona

Data: The COVID Tracking Project, state health departments; Map: Andrew Witherspoon, Sara Wise, Naema Ahmed/Axios

Texas, Arizona and Oregon saw significant spikes last week in new coronavirus infections, while cases also continued to climb in a handful of states where steady increases have become the norm.

Why it matters: Nationwide, new cases have plateaued over the past week. To get through this crisis and safely continue getting back out into the world, we need them to go down — a lot.