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Here are the latest coronavirus updates from across the US

Trump defends hydroxychloroquine use: President Trump has again touted the unproven antimalarial drug as a coronavirus treatment, attempting to discredit a study that found it isn’t effective in combatting Covid-19.
Highest case number “a badge of honor”: The President argued that the US having by far the most coronavirus cases is a “badge of honor,” because it shows that the country has carried out a large number of deaths. The US has recorded more than 1.5 million infections and almost 92,000 deaths from Covid-19.
US-Canada border to remain closed: The border between the two countries will remain closed to nonessential traffic until June 21, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.
New York to allow Memorial Day ceremonies: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state will allow ceremonies on Memorial Day with 10 people or less. Vehicle parades in honor veterans will also be allowed. The governor said local governments can decide if they want these ceremonies to occur.
Appointments only: Gov. John Carney said “all retail establishments in Delaware may operate by appointment only” starting at 8 a.m. today. Stores may accept two appointments per half hour and must adhere to strict social distancing and cleaning.
Connecticut allows some stores to reopen: Restaurants, offices, retail stores and outdoor museums and zoos in the state will reopen with certain restrictions today.
President Trump’s executive order: On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order that he described as “instructing federal agencies to use any and all authority to weigh, suspend, and eliminate unnecessary regulations that impede economic recovery.”
US border and travel restrictions: The Trump administration is extending a public health order that allows for the swift removal of migrants apprehended at US borders, the Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday.