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U.S. Cases Rise 0.6%; France Imposes New Limits: Virus Update

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Cluster of Virus Cases in Brooklyn Needs 'Urgent Action'
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said a recent uptick of Covid-19 cases in neighborhoods of south Brooklyn requires “urgent action.” Missouri’s governor said he has tested positive for the virus.

France imposed new restrictions on bars and public gatherings in several cities as it tries to tamp down a resurgence of the virus. The U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer canceled his planned fall budget and prepared to set out a fresh round of job-support measures, a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britons to work from home to curb an outbreak.