Monday Coronavirus Update: U.S. Cases Near 2 Million

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There are over seven million cases of the coronavirus worldwide, with 403,000 deaths.

The U.S. is inching towards two million cases...the total case count current stands and 1,950,000 cases of the virus across the states. The U.S. has over 110,000 deaths.

Brazil is quickly rising in its case count, the country now has over 690,000 cases, with over 36,000 deaths.

But it’s not all bad news! New York is reopening today. New York’s case count stands at 205,000 cases in New York City, with over 22,000 deaths.

New York City has entered Phase 1 of its reopening process after meeting seven health-related metrics. In Phase 1, construction jobs, manufacturing sites, and select retail stores—with curbside or in-store pickup—are allowed to operate. Retail stores that are reopening include clothing stores, florists, sporting goods, bookstores and more.

Approximately 400,000 people are returning to work on Monday, June 8, the first day of reopening.

To ease the transition, alternate side parking regulations are suspended through June 21.

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