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Fewer Deaths in N.Y., Italy; New U.S. Cases Slow: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) — New York reported the fewest new coronavirus deaths in almost two weeks. Italy announced the least in almost a week. France had the smallest increase in five days.Spain will extend a lockdown for two weeks after joining the U.S. and Italy with more than 20,000 deaths. U.S. cases rose 3.4%, slower than the average over the last week. As the U.S. and Canada agreed to extend border limits to May 20, Israel planned to ease some limits.Key DevelopmentsVirus Tracker: Cases top 2.3 million; deaths exceed 158,000States don’t share Trump’s confidence in a quick reopeningWhat a return to work will look like in officesMilan’s virus trend threatens plan to restart ItalyOne