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Europe crosses 100,000 deaths as some U.S. cities protest to end lockdowns

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from around the globe.
Image: Residents protest lockdown orders in Encinitas, Calif., on April 19, 2020.
Residents protest lockdown orders in Encinitas, Calif., on Sunday.Mike Blake / Reuters

Europe surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths across the continent on Sunday, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. Italy continues to hold the highest European death toll, followed by Spain, France and the United Kingdom.

Meantime, in the United States, governors across the country criticized President Donald Trump's expression of solidarity with those protesting various state-issued stay-at-home orders, saying his comments are "dangerous" and "don't make any sense."

Here's what to know about the coronavirus, plus a timeline of the most critical moments:

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