Tuesday: What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

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The Associated Press The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed past 3,500 Tuesday, eclipsing China's official count. In hard-hit New York, the mammoth convention center started taking patients to ease the burden on the city's overwhelmed health system and the tennis center where the U.S. Open is held was being turned into a hospital. There are more than 825,000 global infections and more than 40,000 deaths worldwide. Here are some of AP's top stories Tuesday on the world's coronavirus pandemic. Follow APNews.com/VirusOutbreak for updates through the day and APNews.com/UnderstandingtheOutbreak for stories explaining some of its complexities. WHAT'S HAPPENING TODAY: — Officials are relying on statistical models to predict the impact of the outbreak and try to protect as many
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