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Texas Cases Jump 3.4%; NYC Nears More Reopenings: Virus Update

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Coronavirus Cases Surge in Florida, Texas After States Reopen
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New York City moved toward more reopenings, allowing outdoor dining and salon services next week, while several U.S. states showed less encouraging trends. Texas reported a record number of hospitalizations, and new cases in Florida rose to the highest level since the pandemic began.

China ramped up efforts to stem a growing virus outbreak in Beijing, where schools are closed and more than 1,200 flights were canceled. A German meatpacking plant was ordered to shut after hundreds of workers became infected, adding to a string of outbreaks at European slaughterhouses.