Nations from the U.S. to South Africa to India were struggling to hold down rising rates of the coronavirus, as worldwide deaths from COVID-19 rose past 600,000 in a sign of how far off the world remains from a return to normalcy.
‘ Sitting ducks’
The World Health Organization on Saturday once again reported a single-day record of new infections with 259,848
‘ Never ever seen anything like this’
Infections are soaring in U.S. states like Florida, Texas, Arizona, sustained by the haphazard lifting of lockdowns and the resistance of some Americans to using masks.
Local lockdowns in Spain, India
Authorities in Barcelona are restricting access to some of the city’s beaches due to the fact that sunbathers are overlooking policies amidst a renewal of the coronavirus.