US coronavirus death toll passes 1000

The US has almost 70,000 confirmed cases – after an increase of more than 10,000 in one day.

At least 1,050 people with the virus have died in the US.

The US Senate has passed a $2 trillion coronavirus disaster aid bill that is the largest economic stimulus in US history.

The plan includes direct payments of $1,200 to most American adults and aid to help small businesses pay workers.. BBC