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U.S. Cases Rise 0.6%; N.J. Positivity Rate Rises: Virus Update

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WATCH: Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City's daily rate of positive tests is more than 3% for the first time in months.(Source: NYC Mayor's Office/Bloomberg)
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New Jersey reported a 27% positive rate of coronavirus tests in Lakewood, contributing to a recent uptick in the statewide positivity rate to 3%, the highest in months. The NFL postponed a game for the first time after nine members of the Tennessee Titans were infected.

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he won’t hesitate to impose new restrictions as governments across Europe are tightening measures to battle a Covid-19 resurgence. The Dutch government urged citizens to wear masks, and the Czech Republic issued a 30-day state of emergency to stem a surge in cases.