The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 570,000 people worldwide.
Over 13 million people across the globe have been detected with COVID-19, the illness brought on by the brand-new breathing infection, according to information assembled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are thought to be much higher due to testing lacks, many unreported cases and suspicions that some governments are concealing or minimizing the scope of their countries’ break outs.
The United States has actually ended up being the worst-affected country, with more than 3.3 million identified cases and a minimum of 135,582 deaths.
Here is how the news developed on Monday. Examine back for updates.
10: 02 p.m. Los Angeles on edge of moving into ‘red zone,’ mayor warns
Los Angeles is on the border of moving into its “red zone,” its greatest COVID-19 threat level, Mayor Eric Garcetti stated.
” We are still very much so in an emergency situation,” said Garcetti. “We’ve never ever had as lots of people contaminated or infectious.”
Los Angeles has four risk levels based on COVID-19 threat: green (low danger), yellow (moderate danger), orange (really high and prevalent danger) and red (highest and severe risk).
It presently is in orange, which encourages that homeowners decrease all contact with anybody outside their home. The red level implies locals need to only leave house for essential activities, like work or food shopping.
Los Angeles County reported 2,593 brand-new cases and 13 brand-new deaths on Monday. Garcetti noted that half of the brand-new cases remained in individuals ages 18 to40
5: 30 p.m.: COVID-19 cases top 13 million around the world
The number of COVID-19 cases internationally gone beyond 13 million early Monday night. There have actually been 13,006,764 confirmed cases of the infection worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.
This milestone comes just 5 days after passing the 12 million mark. The number of validated cases initially hit 1 million on April 2.
The COVID-19 death toll presently stands at 570,776 worldwide, according to JHU. The U.S., Brazil and India have the greatest variety of cases.
4: 30 p.m.: Houston hits 25%positivity rate
Hard-hit Houston has hit a 25.2%positivity rate, according to city health director Dr. David Persse.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced 1,544 brand-new cases on Monday, bringing the city’s overall to 30,965
Dr. Marc Boom, president and CEO of Houston Methodist Healthcare facility, told ABC News last week, “soon after Memorial Day, when we saw a lot individuals let their guard down and sort of imitate nothing had taken place, we really began to see this surge and it just grew and grew.”
” The answer is in fact really easy on how to stop it– we know what works,” Blossom stated. “We know that social distancing works. We understand that masking works.”.
” Keep using that mask,” he said. “It’s such a small sacrifice.”.
3: 10 p.m.: California closing all bars, indoor restaurants statewide
As the pandemic intensifies in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday he is closing all bars and all indoor restaurants statewide.
Amongst the indoor businesses that must close are wineries, movie theaters, zoos, museums, family home entertainment centers and card spaces.
Over 2 lots counties will now be required to close indoor operations for health clubs, shopping centers, places of worship, individual care services, hair services and non-critical offices.
Newsom stated California is seeing hospitalizations rise, a modest increase in ICU cases, and a boost in the rate of positivity.
2: 55 p.m.: JetBlue extends its empty nearby seat policy
JetBlue is joining Delta and Southwest in extending its empty nearby seat policy.
” JetBlue has actually extended its warranty of blocked middle seats on bigger aircraft and obstructed aisle seats on smaller aircraft for flights through 9/8/2020, that includes the Labor Day holiday,” the airline stated. “Traveling parties of 3 are still permitted to occupy a row together by demand.”
Middle seats will be open on Delta and Southwest through Sept.30
American and United have said they will sell all seats on their airplanes.
2: 16 p.m.: LA won’t start academic year with in-person classes
In Los Angeles, where coronavirus cases are on the increase, public school students will not have in-person classes when the academic year starts in August, the superintendent said Monday.
” The health and security of all in the school neighborhood is not something we can jeopardize,” Austin Beutner, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, said in a statement.
” Kids need to be in school to get the best possible education. The proper way to reopen schools is to make certain there is a robust system of testing and contact tracing to mitigate the risk for all in the school community,” the superintendent said.
” More comprehensive information about both online and at-school programs will be shared in the coming weeks with final plans by the first week in August. While the academic year will begin without trainees at school facilities, our objective is to welcome trainees back to school as quickly as it is safe and proper for us to do so,” Beutner said.
1: 30 p.m.: WHO cautions, if ‘essentials aren’t followed … it’s going to get worse’
World Health Company (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned Monday, “if the fundamentals aren’t followed there is just one method this pandemic is going to go: it’s going to get worse and worse and even worse.”
” The infection remains public enemy # 1, but the actions of many federal governments and people do not reflect this,” Tedros said. “Combined messages from leaders are weakening the most crucial active ingredient of any reaction: trust. If federal governments do not plainly communicate with their residents and roll out a thorough strategy concentrated on suppressing transmission and saving lives, if populations do not follow the basic public health concepts of physical distancing, hand cleaning, using masks … and staying at home when sick.”
He added, “I wish to be straight with you: there will be no go back to the old typical for the foreseeable future.”
On Sunday, 230,000 cases of the coronavirus were reported to the WHO, and half of those cases originated from simply two nations.
The Americas, south Asia and a number of countries in Africa remain in the extreme transmission stage of the pandemic, Tedros said.
12: 43 p.m.: Cuomo problems order needing some travelers to give their contact details
New York City Gov. Andrew Cuomo stated Monday he’s releasing an emergency situation health order that needs out-of-state travelers from states with rising coronavirus cases to provide local authorities their contact information when they show up.
The guv stated this order is to help implement the obligatory quarantine for people taking a trip to New York from high coronavirus states.
” You are not a hermetically sealed bubble,” Cuomo said, adding that those who do not comply will be fined $2,000
Recently Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma were added to New york city’s travel advisory list, signing up with Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah.
The travel advisory uses to states with a favorable test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 homeowners over a week average, or a state with 10%of higher positivity rate over a week average.
12: 15 p.m.: Arizona’s ICUs 90%complete
Coronavirus cases are rising in Arizona, where ICUs are 90%full, according to the Arizona Department of Health Solutions.
Arizona reported 1,357 brand-new cases on Monday, bringing the state’s overall cases to 123,824
Arizona’s positivity rate stands at 21.7%.
Gov. Doug Ducey stated Saturday that the state is receiving 361 cases of Remdesivir, an antiviral COVID-19 drug candidate.
” The shipment will bolster state materials with added capacity to deal with thousands of extra patients, if required,” Ducey tweeted.
11: 39 a.m.: Hong Kong Disneyland to temporarily close
One month after reopening, Hong Kong Disneyland will briefly close starting on Wednesday to comply with the Hong Kong government’s social distancing rules.
The brand-new rules, announced on Monday, limit gatherings to no more than 4 people. The previous standards permitted events of as much as 50 individuals.
They have put in location improved health and security procedures that show the assistance of health and federal government authorities, such as social distancing procedures and increased cleaning and sanitization,” Hong Kong Disneyland said in a declaration. If needed, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort will help in the refund for guests who have purchased tickets for admission to Hong Kong Disneyland park or have reserved a resort hotel.”.
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11 a.m.: Florida has 47 healthcare facilities without any open ICU beds
Florida’s number of coronavirus cases has jumped by 12,624, reaching a total of 282,435 This marks the state’s second greatest everyday overall, according to the Florida Department of Health.
Out of 309 centers being tracked, Florida has 47 hospitals with no offered ICU beds and 25 hospitals with simply one available ICU bed, according to Florida’s Company for Health care Administration. These numbers will fluctuate throughout the day.
Miami-Dade County, that includes Miami, and Broward County, which includes Fort Lauderdale, have been especially hard-hit.
Miami-Dade’s positivity rate stands at 20.2%while Broward County’s is at 13.8%
The Florida Department of Health reported 15,300 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, making it the greatest one-day total for a state in the U.S. since the pandemic started.
10: 25 a.m.: Mayor worried about New Yorkers in their 20 s
For the very first time since March, nobody with a favorable coronavirus lab test was reported dead in New york city City on Saturday, which Mayor Costs de Blasio on Monday called “so striking therefore moving.”
However he added at Monday’s news conference, it’s “very hard to take a triumph lap since we know we have a lot more ahead.”
” Although we have actually total seen a big decrease in the presence of the coronavirus in this city, we do see one trend that is uneasy: for young adults we see the infection rate increasing,” de Blasio said, especially those ages 20 to29
De Blasio revealed brand-new assistance that New Yorkers ought to wear a face covering as much as possible when around other individuals in an indoor setting that is not their home.
Of those getting tested in New York City, 2%are evaluating positive, de Blasio stated.
8: 30 a.m.: Why Miami mayor warns the ‘death rate will probably go up’
As Miami, Florida, has actually ended up being especially hard-hit by the coronavirus, the hospitals are becoming stretched, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez informed ABC News’ “Great Early Morning America” on Monday.
We have the capability to grow that capability, but it’s something that’s exceptionally worrisome,” Suarez said.
Many coronavirus clients placed on ventilators never recover.
Suarez stated over 200 ventilators were in use since Sunday in Miami.
” That suggests that there’s no doubt that the death rate will most likely go up over the next week or more,” he stated. “That’s something that our citizens should be expecting and something that is sadly probably going to be a reality.”.
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5: 18 a.m.: Russia verifies 6,537 brand-new coronavirus infections
Russia has verified 6,537 brand-new coronavirus infections on Monday which brings the country’s main number of cases to 733,699
Russia also reported that over the past 24 hours 104 individuals have actually died bringing the total death toll to 11,439
Furthermore, a total of 2,960 people recovered over the last 24 hours which brought the overall variety of healings to 504,021
3: 29 a.m.: Mexico now has more COVID-19 deaths than Italy
Mexico has actually now surpassed Italy in variety of deaths from the novel coronavirus with an overall of 35,006 deaths validated in the nation so far.
The United States remains without a doubt the worst afflicted nation worldwide with 135,176 deaths followed by Brazil with 72,100 confirmed COVID-19 deaths and the United Kingdom which has had 44,904 deaths up until now.
Mexico now sits 4th when it pertains to variety of deaths and sits just ahead of fifth-highest Italy which has actually had 34,954 die due to problems of the infection.
ABC News’ Gio Benitez, Matt Fuhrman, Mina Kaji, Amanda Maile, Darren Reynolds, Gina Sunseri, Sam Sweeney, Christine Theodorou, Scott Withers and Karson Yiu contributed to this report.