As states continue to test various reopening strategies, the efforts range from crowded, mask-free bars in Wisconsin to curbside retail deliveries in New Jersey. Health officials continue to issue dire warnings about the risk of moving too fast, but the economy’s screeching halt comes at a steep price.
Retail sales in April dropped 16.4%, a record dive, and jobless claims continue to climb faster than expected.
This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.
- Global cases: More than 4.57 million
- Global deaths: At least 308,300
- U.S. cases: More than 1.44 million
- U.S. deaths: At least…