Coronavirus Live Updates: As U.S. Nears 100,000 Deaths, Trump Disputes the Toll

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Here’s what you need to know:White House questions the coronavirus death toll and pushes to reopen churches.In Britain, a call to end weekly clapping for health care workers.How to have a safe Memorial Day weekend.China reported no new coronavirus deaths or symptomatic cases.Will the coronavirus kill what’s left of Americans’ faith in Washington?German church opens its doors to Muslims amid restrictions on Eid celebrations.Antigovernment rally protests Spain’s response to the pandemic.Image Placing social distancing markers at a boardwalk business in Seaside Heights, N.J., on Friday. In neighboring New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said gatherings of up to 10 people would be allowed “for any lawful purpose.”Credit…Bryan Anselm for The New York TimesWhite House questions the coronavirus death toll and pushes to reopen churches.As the number of United States deaths from the pandemic approaches 100,000, President Trump and members of his administration have been questioning the official coronavirus toll.Even as most experts say that the numbers are probably an undercount, White House meetings have turned to questioning whether the toll is inflated by the inclusion of people who died while infected by the coronavirus, but of …

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