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NYC Covid Rise Called ‘Alarming’; U.K. Hits Record: Virus Update

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New York City Health Commissioner Dave Chokshi said Covid-19 data show an “alarming trend” and predicted a further increase in the case curve. Illinois’s daily cases surged to the highest in more than a year, and space in intensive care units is shrinking.  

Citigroup Inc., Carlyle Group Inc., Millennium Management, Blackstone Inc. and Citadel, Ken Griffin’s hedge-fund firm, are allowing remote work through the holiday in response to the latest rise in infections.