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June 26 coronavirus news

Updated 8:03 PM EDT, Fri June 26, 2020
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What you need to know

  • More than half of US states are seeing an increase in Covid-19 cases. In Texas, some bars have been ordered to close as officials fear “apocalyptic” surges if current trends continue. Meanwhile, Florida reported its highest single day of cases.
  • Travelers from the United States are “unlikely” to be allowed into the European Union, several EU officials told CNN.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci says the White House coronavirus task force is “seriously considering” a new testing strategy.
  • Number of Covid-19 cases in Latin America has tripled in the past month, surpassing 2 million infections, the Pan American Health Organization said.

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