Deaths from the coronavirus surpassed 500,000 worldwide and confirmed cases exceeded 10 million as the World Health Organization reported the most infections for a single day. All indicators point to a pandemic that is far from over.
The Australian state of Victoria recorded 75 more infections, raising concerns of a second wave as the nation removes lockdown restrictions. Cases in Austria rose to the highest since mid-May.
Texas is fast becoming the new center of the pandemic in the U.S. Almost three-quarters of Americans in a survey said the Trump administration wasn’t ready to deal with the outbreak when it started. Vice President Mike Pence encouraged people to wear masks, two days after declining to give that specific guidance.
Subscribe to a daily update on the virus from Bloomberg’s Prognosis team here . Click VRUS on the terminal for news and data on the coronavirus. Anxin county in the Chinese province of Hebei banned visitors to all villages and housing compounds from June 27, in order to prevent conronavirus infections from Beijing, the official Xinhua News Agency said Sunday.
More than 2,100 people from Anxin county were working at the Xinfadi wholesale market, the epicenter of the recent outbreak in Beijing. Anxin county reported at least 12 cases tied to the Beijing outbreak, according to a report by China News Service on June 23.
Austrian daily new infections rose to 74 on Sunday, bringing the seven-day average to 45, the highest level since May 22, according to the interior ministry.
Infections were driven by a cluster in Linz, an industrial city two hours west of Vienna, where the virus spread in services of the Pentecostal […]