We're pausing today's live coverage and will be back again tomorrow morning. Here's a roundup of Friday's biggest coronavirus stories:
- As the US hit a record daily high of 40,000 new cases, Vice-President Mike Pence held the first coronavirus briefing in nearly two months
- He said the US had "flattened the curve" but admitted that infections were rising in 16 southern states. Texas has closed bars in response to the surge in cases, while Florida announced a new record number of cases on Friday
- Sweden hit back against a World Health Organization warning which said the country was at risk of another rise in infections
- Unicef has warned that millions of children in war-torn Yemen could face starvation after a drop in aid due to the pandemic
- Worldwide, almost 9.6 million cases and more than 490,000 deaths have been recorded, according to Johns Hopkins University
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