US cautiously optimistic as coronavirus curve appears to flatten

WASHINGTON (AFP) – United States (US) health officials made cautiously optimistic noises about coronavirus despite high death tolls on Thursday, suggesting Americans might be able to take summer holidays, as falling hospitalisation rates hint at a turning point in the battle against COVID-19. With unemployment skyrocketing and the economy tanking, US President Donald Trump is keen to lift social confinement measures and get the US open for business again as soon as possible. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin