Coronavirus live updates: Russia’s cases top 500,000, Italy’s industrial output plunges in April
The hugely popular Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals have been canceled, as California’s Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser issued an order, citing fears of worsening Covid-19 spread in the fall.
As U.S. states push deeper into reopening, several that were among the first to reopen have reported surges in cases and hospitalizations. Confirmed cases across the U.S. have been on a gradual rise since Memorial Day weekend, when packed beaches and crowded gatherings prompted warnings from officials.
Meanwhile, in Europe, Russia reached a grim milestone Thursday as the number of coronavirus cases in the country surpassed 500,000.
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- Global cases: More than 7.36 million
- Global deaths: At least 416,201
U.S. cases: More than 1.98 million
- U.S. deaths: At least 112,402
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