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The week in 25 photos

Updated 10:06 PM ET, Thu July 9, 2020
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Dr. Joseph Varon, right, leads a team as they try to save the life of a coronavirus patient Monday, July 6, at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston. "In the last three weeks, I have seen more admissions and sicker patients than on the previous 10 weeks," said Varon, the hospital's chief medical officer. "It's been an exponential increase on the severity of illness and on the number of cases that we admit." Many states, including Texas, have been seeing a rise in daily hospitalizations, and at least two dozen have paused or rolled back reopening plans. David J. Phillip/AP
People pack a beach in San Diego on Saturday, July 4. Because of a surge in coronavirus cases, many other California beaches were shut down for the Fourth of July weekend. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images
Schoolchildren wear special hats to help them practice social distancing in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on Friday, July 3. Wichai Taprieu/AP
A man attends a Eucharist at the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Cathedral on Saturday, July 4. Only the United States has more confirmed coronavirus cases than Brazil, Latin America's hardest-hit country. Antonio Lacerda/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
A forensics team carries the body of Seoul, South Korea, Mayor Park Won-soon after he was found dead on a mountainside on Friday, July 10. Police did not reveal how the mayor died, in order to protect his privacy. But they have ruled out foul play. Park was 64 years old. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images
Protesters clash with police in front of Serbia's National Assembly building in Belgrade on Wednesday, July 8. People were demonstrating against President Aleksandar Vucic after he announced a weekend-long curfew to try to combat a surge in coronavirus cases. Andrej Isakovic/AFP/Getty Images
US President Donald Trump sits in the Cabinet Room of the White House before holding a roundtable discussion Thursday, July 9, with administration officials and Hispanic American leaders. He lashed out after the Supreme Court ruled that he is not immune from a New York prosecutor's subpoena for his tax return. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images
Portraits of health-care workers are pasted on the facade of the Opera Bastille in Paris on Wednesday, July 8. Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images
Artists and volunteers descended on a basketball court in a historically Black neighborhood of Annapolis, Maryland, to paint a 7,000-square-foot mural of Breonna Taylor over the Fourth of July weekend. The project was led by Annapolis-based Future History Now, a nonprofit art collective that creates murals with youth facing adversity in underserved communities. Taylor's death has become another flashpoint in national demonstrations over police brutality. She was killed in March by three Louisville, Kentucky, Metropolitan Police Department officers during the execution of a no-knock warrant. Patrick Smith/Getty Images
A man pours water over himself in London's Soho neighborhood on Saturday, July 4 — the day pubs, hotels and restaurants were allowed to reopen in the United Kingdom. Peter Summers/Getty Images
A woman has her hair washed at a London salon just after midnight on Saturday, July 4. Salons had been closed for more than three months. Leon Neal/Getty Images
People in New York City paint a Black Lives Matter mural on the street directly outside of Trump Tower on Thursday, July 9. Mark Lennihan/AP
People in Chertsey, England, wear protective masks as they enjoy an amusement ride in Thorpe Park on Sunday, July 5. Toby Melville/Reuters
Nurse Damaris Silva plays the violin for coronavirus patients inside a Santiago, Chile, hospital on Thursday, July 2. Pablo Sanhueza/Reuters
Flamingos stand together at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, Germany, on Wednesday, July 8. Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images
New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka lies on the mound after he was hit in the head by a teammate's line drive during a workout at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, July 4. He suffered a mild concussion, Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said. Brad Penner/USA Today
Actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London on Wednesday, July 8. Depp forcefully rejected allegations he was abusive toward his ex-wife, Amber Heard, describing them as "sick" on the first day of his libel action against a UK newspaper group. Alberto Pezzali/AP
Bodies are placed in a mass grave on Saturday, July 4, after at least 162 people were killed in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar. Others were injured or feared to be trapped. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images
Jasper, an 8-month-old koala, is weighed at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo on Wednesday, July 8. Don Arnold/WireImage/Getty Images
A person watches "Hamilton" on a phone while sitting at an outdoor restaurant in New York City on Friday, July 3. The city recently started Phase Two of its reopening plan, which allows for outdoor dining and the opening of barbershops and salons. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images
People are rescued after flooding in Jiujiang, China, on Wednesday, July 8. STR/AFP/Getty Images
Visitors take photos of the "Mona Lisa" at the Louvre in Paris on Monday, July 6. The Louvre, the world's most popular museum, has reopened its doors after months of closure. Charles Platiau/Reuters
US President Donald Trump arrives at Mount Rushmore for his Independence Day celebration in Keystone, South Dakota, on Friday, July 3. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
Drones show a message about social distancing as they fly over the Han River in Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday, July 4. Yonhap/Reuters
People sit on the roofs of their cars while watching July Fourth fireworks in Los Alamitos, California. See last week in 30 photos Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images