U.S. stock-index futures, global stocks and oil prices fell at the start of the week’s trading, as the coronavirus pandemic worsened.

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases world-wide more than doubled in a week to nearly 330,000 on Sunday, with deaths so far surpassing 14,000. U.S. infections topped 32,000, jumping 10-fold from a week earlier, as more state leaders ordered residents to stay home as much as possible. 


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