Coronavirus changed American lives in weeks. The country went from business as usual, to sheltering in place as an invisible virus reached all 50 states, overwhelming hospitals and funeral homes.
As of Friday morning, the global death toll quickly climbed to almost 100,000 people, while coronavirus sickened 1.5 million in 177 countries, according to the World Health Organization. The U.S. had 463,619 cases of coronavirus, with 16,695 deaths as of Friday morning. North Dakota went up nine cases from 269 Thursday to 278 Friday, according to the North Dakota Department of Health.