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  • we turn now to a B C's Rachel Scott, who is in Washington, D.

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  • She has the latest headlines for us.

  • Good afternoon, Rachel.

  • Hi, Amy.

  • Let's get to some of the developments that we are following here with the number of those coded 19 cases soaring here in the U.

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  • The shock waves to the economy, the stock market losing a trillion dollars in value in the last month.

  • Let's take a look at the numbers.

  • Analysts estimate more than two million people filed for unemployment last week, the highest number ever spiked by an unprecedented surge in layoffs.

  • And Japan is expected to now quarantine all visitors from the U.

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  • This as pressure mounts over whether to go forward with the Tokyo Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee now considering a postponement to 2021.

  • A final decision is expected within weeks and back here at home concern that the Washington D.

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  • Cherry blossoms are a health hazard.

  • The mayor cracking down on overcrowding at the popular destination too many people there this weekend, putting lives at risk of catching Coben, 19 the mayor now imposing a restricted access own decree on the Tidal Basin with the help of the National Guard until further notice.

  • That's all for now.

  • Amy, Back to you.

  • Hi, everyone.

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we turn now to a B C's Rachel Scott, who is in Washington, D.

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