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President Trump tweeted Saturday night that he has asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a “strong Travel Advisory” but that a quarantine on the New York region “will not be necessary.” Earlier in the day, Trump said he might order a quarantine for the area, a possibility that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) called “preposterous.”

Meanwhile, confirmed U.S. coronavirus-related deaths doubled in two days, hitting 2,000 on Saturday evening, based on reporting from state health departments. Also, the United States has gone over 20,000 officially announced new cases in one day for the first time.

Here are some significant developments:

  • The Department of Health and Human Services’s civil rights office urged health-care providers to not ration care for covid-19 patients based on disability or age.
  • Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday that an infant who tested positive for the novel coronavirus has died.
  • Italy has now seen more than 10,000 coronavirus fatalities. More than 650,000 people have been infected worldwide with 30,000 total deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.