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Some US states return to previous restrictions to slow surge of coronavirus cases

With July 4 celebrations approaching, officials are trying not to repeat scenes from Memorial Day, when thousands flocked to beaches, bars and parties while experts cautioned that crowds could lead to spikes in cases down the road. In Texas and parts of California, bars were directed to close back down, while beaches in Miami, Fort… Read More »

Governors juggle new restrictions with reopenings as coronavirus cases surge

The highest single-day total of new coronavirus cases was reported in the United States on Wednesday as governors take renewed action to curb the spread of the outbreak even as their economies are in the middle of reopening. Cases across the country rose to 2.37 million, an increase from Tuesday of 39,000, according to COVID… Read More »

New Jersey to open outdoor dining, retail shops on June 15 as tri-state region slowly eases restrictions

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) speaks at the Coronavirus press briefing in Trenton, New Jersey. Michael Brochstein | Barcroft Media | Getty Images New Jersey is on track to enter phase two of its reopening plan on June 15, allowing restaurants to reopen for outdoor dining and retail shops to welcome back customers with… Read More »

New Zealand records three new coronavirus cases ahead of decision on easing restrictions

FILE PHOTO: People take out products from their supermarket shopping cart and load them into their car outside Pak’nSave supermarket amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Martin Hunter/File Photo WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand reported three new coronavirus cases on Monday, ahead of a decision on… Read More »