U.S. Has Its Deadliest Day in More Than Two Weeks: Virus Update More (Bloomberg) —
The U.S. had its deadliest day in more than two weeks as the global fatality count edged closer to the 1-million mark.
Canada reported no Covid-related deaths for the first time in six months while Germany’s reproduction rate, which measures how fast the virus may spread, rose to the critical threshold of one.
The picture was mixed in Asia. India, the latest epicenter of the pandemic, reported another daily global record, while Japan was preparing to relax restrictions on attendance numbers for events including professional sports games.
Israel was set to become the only developed country to shut down again nationwide after a botched reopening of the economy sent infections soaring.
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