What you need to know about coronavirus today

"We must respond with a wartime mentality." This was Mayor Bill de Blasio's message overnight to New Yorkers as he ordered bars and restaurants to close their doors in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Similar shutdowns are being imposed in other cities and states, from California to Massachusetts, and millions of Americans are waking up today to ever more stringent restrictions.

What you need to know about coronavirus today
"We must respond with a wartime mentality." This was Mayor Bill de Blasio's message overnight to New Yorkers as he ordered bars and restaurants to close their doors in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Similar shutdowns are being imposed in other cities and states, from California to Massachusetts, and millions of Americans are waking up today to ever more stringent restrictions.