Over 18,000 dead around world from COVID-19
More than 18,000 people have died so far around the world from the COVID-19 outbreak as of today (on Wednesday).
There are currently 422,959 confirmed cases in 197 countries.
US to spend two trillion dollar to rescue its virus-hit economy
The US Senate and White House have reached an agreement on a 2 trillion US dollars economic stimulus bill to alleviate the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
This was stated by White House official Eric Ueland in Washington on Wednesday.
The Senate and House of Representatives still need to pass the legislation before sending it to President Donald Trump for his signatures.
Earlier, the World Health Organization has said the United States could soon become the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris said at a news conference in Geneva we are now seeing a very large acceleration in cases in the U.S.