Global coronavirus infections passed 14 million, according to a Reuters tally, marking the first time there has been a surge of 1 million cases in under 100 hours.
Australian officials are closing the border between Australia’s two most populous states for an indefinite period as they scramble to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus in the city of Melbourne.
Global coronavirus cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday according to a Reuters tally, marking a major milestone in the spread of the respiratory disease that has so far killed almost half a million people in seven months.
After more than 100 days of lockdown, New York City residents celebrated their progress in curbing the coronavirus pandemic by getting their first haircuts in months, shopping at long-closed stores and dining at outdoor cafes.
Quest Diagnostics saw a higher recovery in the company’s testing volumes in the United States where state and local governments were slowly lifting restrictions after the coronavirus lockdowns.
Americans were back on the road after more than two months of coronavirus lockdowns that kept them homebound, with beach-area traffic tripling since the low point in mid-April.
U.S. coronavirus deaths topped 80,000, according to a Reuters tally, as nearly all states have taken steps to relax lockdown measures.