Washington/New York — The US coronavirus death toll climbed above 58,000 on Tuesday, surpassing the loss of US life from the Vietnam War, as Florida’s governor met President Donald Trump to discuss an easing of economic restraints.

Florida governor Ron DeSantis, among the latest to lock down his state against the pandemic, has been weighing whether to join other states in a relaxation of workplace restrictions and stay-at-home orders that have been credited with slowing the contagion but which have battered the economy...

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