If you're just joining us now, here are the latest developments on the global coronavirus pandemic.
- Japan fears of second wave: The country reported 63 new cases on Thursday, the biggest one-day jump since May 14 -- raising fears of a potential second wave of infections. Meanwhile, the capital Tokyo said it will enter Phase 2 of its reopening plan on Monday.
- Numbers in the US: Coronavirus-related deaths have topped 101,000 in the United States, and there were more than 21,700 cases reported Thursday. New infection rates are holding steady in many states, and going down in some -- but it is still increasing in nearly all southern states.
- South Korea cluster: Authorities are racing to contain a new cluster at a logistics center near Seoul. So far, more than 3,800 people at the center have been tested, and 96 cases have been linked to the cluster.
- Brazilian President controversy: President Jair Bolsonaro called for the Brazilian economy to reopen, saying closures in non-essential sectors were "“a terrible disgrace” for the country. He has faced heavy criticism both internationally and within Brazil for his approach to the pandemic. Brazil now has the second-highest number of cases globally, after the US.
- The world reopens: Meanwhile, countries around the world are starting to reopen, albeit with new guidelines. Turkey, Spain, and the UK will all start lifting restrictions on Monday. France will gradually reopen parks, beaches, lakes, cultural venues, restaurants and bars in the coming week. Jordan is reopening houses of worship next Friday.