Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 3 a.m. ET: 29,868,230 — Total deaths: 940,716— Total recoveries: 20,319,215 — Map
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 3 a.m. ET: 6,630,890 — Total deaths: 196,802 — Total recoveries: 2,525,573 — Total tests: 90,710,730 — Map
  3. Politics: Trump contradicts CDC chief on when vaccine will be widely available — Biden: "I trust vaccines, I trust scientists, but I don’t trust Donald Trump" — McEnany says herd immunity has never been White House strategy, despite Trump comments — Trump blames "blue states" for high coronavirus cases in U.S.
  4. Health: Top health agency spokesperson takes leave of absence after accusing scientists of "sedition" — CDC director suggests face masks offer more protection than vaccine would.
  5. Sports: Big Ten to resume football season in October MLB announces a double-bubble postseason.

What should I do? Axios asked the experts:

  • Which states mandate face coverings
  • When you can be around others after contracting the coronavirus
  • Traveling, asthma, dishes, disinfectants and being contagious
  • Masks, lending books and self-isolating
  • Exercise, laundry, what counts as soap
  • Pets, moving and personal health
  • Answers about the virus from Axios experts
  • What to know about social distancing
  • How to minimize your risk

Other resources:

  • CDC on how to avoid the virus
  • What to do if you get it
  • The right mask to wear

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