Apr 5, 2020 - Health

In photos: Life in the era of coronavirus across the U.S.

Lauryn Morley, a lower school substitute teacher for the Washington Waldorf School in Bethesda, Maryland, works from her home in Arlington, Virginia. Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the U.S. has grown from one on Jan. 21 to more than 312,000 by early Sunday, per Johns Hopkins.

The big picture: Roughly three-quarters of the American population is on lockdown, with social distancing measures and other orders in place across the country. Here's how Americans are coping with the massive upheaval the outbreak has brought, in photos.

Miami residents applaud from their balconies in solidarity for health care workers, first responders, supermarket employees and all the professions helping to fight COVID-19. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images
A sanitation station in Philadelphia. Photo: Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images
The Samaritan's Purse emergency field hospital for coronavirus patients in New York City's Central Park. Photo: Bryan R. Smith/AFP via Getty Images
Cellist Jodi Beder performs a daily concert on her front porch in Mount Rainier, Maryland, to help people passing by and her neighbors cope with the outbreak. Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images
Martha's Table volunteer Poet Taylor helps distribute hundreds of free hot meals to people in need in Washington, D.C. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, which typically serves 8.2 million passengers a month, has closed two of its seven runways as the pandemic has significantly reduced air travel. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images
People keep to social distancing guidelines in Portland, Oregon. Photo: Alex Milan Tracy/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Signs are posted throughout Long Beach, California, reminding residents of what areas are closed. Photo: Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram via Getty Images
A police officer outside the closed Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. Photo: Mark Felix/AFP via Getty Images
U.S. Customs officers at the U.S.-Canada border in Lansdowne, Ontario. Photo: Lars Hagberg/AFP via Getty Images
The L.L. Bean plant in Brunswick, Maine, has begun producing safety masks during the COVID-19 epidemic. Photo: Blake Nissen for The Boston Globe via Getty Images
A police officer at the entrance to a coronavirus testing center in Hansen Dam Park, Pacoima, California. Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images
People around the world have been placing stuffed bears in their windows to keep kids entertained during the outbreak — including this house in Boston's Hyde Park. Photo: Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

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Washington D.C. painted Friday a giant sign in support of the Black Lives Matter movement that stretches down two blocks of 16th Street leading to the White House.

Why it matters: It is just north of Lafayette Square, which has been the center of the city's protests over the death of George Floyd — and was where peaceful protesters were cleared out earlier this week ahead of President Trump's photo op at St. John's Episcopal Church.

Biden formally secures Democratic presidential nomination

Joe Biden speaks at Delaware State University's student cente on June 5. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Former Vice President Joe Biden became the formal Democratic presidential nominee on Friday evening, per AP.

The big picture: Biden has been the presumptive frontrunner to take on President Trump since Sen. Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign in early April.

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Coronavirus dashboard

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 9 p.m. ET: 6,724.516 — Total deaths: 394,018 — Total recoveries — 2,996,832Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 9 p.m. ET: 1,894,753 — Total deaths: 109,042 — Total recoveries: 491,706 — Total tested: 19,231,444Map.
  3. Public health: WHCA president says White House violated social-distancing guidelines to make reporters "a prop" — Jailing practices contribute to spread.
  4. Sports: How coronavirus could reshuffle the sports calendar.
  5. Jobs: Better-than-expected jobs report boosts stock market.
  6. Media: The Athletic lays off 8% of staff, implements company-wide pay cut.