Also with the United Kingdom being the country with the greatest number of deaths in Western Europe, the government has said it could impose its first local lockdown following a surge in new cases in the English city of Leicester.
The number of total COVID-19 cases worldwide has exceeded 10 million.
The number of daily deaths in the world's leading economic power continues to decline for the moment, with 355 deaths in 24 hours.
China, where the disease was first discovered and where citizens underwent strict government-imposed months-long lockdowns, has reported 84,745 cases.More news: Reddit Bans Major Pro-Trump Subreddit Amid Mass Purge for Hate Speech
Meanwhile, Swiss authorities said on Saturday they had ordered 300 people into quarantine after a so-called "superspreader" outbreak at a Zurich nightclub.
Despite a wave of new infections, the state of Rio de Janeiro has said it will allow football stadiums to reopen to fans from 10 July - initially at one-third capacity.
Some countries are experiencing a resurgence in infections, leading authorities to partially reinstate lockdowns in what experts say could be a recurring pattern in the coming months and into next year.
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For more than 16 days in a row as of Saturday, Texas set a record for hospitalizations related to COVID-19, according to The Washington Post. The European Union may bar American travelers from visiting its member countries due to the high COVID-19 infection rates in the U.S.
"We want to get the economy back, but you've got to do it in a measured way". We need to social distance.
"Of course we will take further action including putting in place laws if that is necessary but I very much hope it won't be".
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