- Peru passes 330k cases; 2nd biggest outbreak in Latin America
- Refrigeration trucks arrive in Houston
- California rolls back reopening statewide, closes restaurants, gyms, etc
- Dr. Fauci: “In 50 years, we’ll talk about COVID-19 like the Spanish flu
- Oregon announces new restrictions
- LA, San Diego say schools won’t open in the fall
- California hospitalizations hit record highs
- Cuomo says schools won’t reopen until it’s safe
- Arizona sees 1.1% daily jump in new cases
- NYC reports no COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours for first time
- Florida reports another 12k+ new cases
- Slowing Sun Belt testing speeds hobbles Sun Belt outbreak
- White House reportedly cancels Dr. Fauci media appearances
- Hong Kong Disneyland to close July 15
- Hong Kong closes restaurants, gyms
- US approves accelerated trials for 2 vax candidates
- Global COVID-19 cases top 13 million
- US deaths climb by fewer than 500 cases
- South Korea confirmed 62 new cases
- China warns on travel to Australia
- Hong Kong reported another 52 new cases
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Update (1815ET): Peru is home to one of the biggest COVID-19 outbreaks in Latin America. And on Monday, it surpassed 330,000 confirmed cases making it the second biggest outbreak in Latin America, behind only Brazil, and ahead of Chile and Mexico.
The Peruvian health ministry reported 3,797 new cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total to 330,123. Meanwhile, the Peruvian death toll increased by 184 to 2,054 as of end of day Monday.
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Update (1650ET): Following Gov Newsom’s bombshell and Oregon’s new restrictions, Texas reported its latest numbers as Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said his city needs a 2-week return to lockdown to slow the spread.
Texas reported fewer cases than yesterday in keeping with the typical Monday post-weekend dip, but that didn’t stop the 7-day average from hitting a new record high.