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- Global cases: More than 441,100
- Global deaths: At least 20,499
- US cases: At least 55,568
- US deaths: At least 809
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
2:00 pm: FDA green-lights self-administered COVID-19 tests
UnitedHealth Group said the the FDA has updated its guidance, allowing people to test themselves at home for COVID-19, after a study showed that self tests are as effective as self-administered tests. The hope is to reduce the burden on clinicians to perform the tests, and potentially…