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- Global cases: More than 4.4 million
- Global deaths: 302,025
- Most cases reported: United States (over 1.4 million), Russia (252,245), United Kingdom (234,439), Spain (229,540), Italy (223,096)
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:45 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
9:50 am: Restaurants and bars reopen in parts of Australia
People gather at cafes at Bronte Beach on May 15, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. Restrictions put in place in response to the COVID-19 outbreak have been eased in New South Wales as of today.
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Restaurants, bars and cafes in Australia’s New South Wales — its most populous state — reopened today after a two-month lockdown, according to Reuters.
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