As US Virus Cases Hit 3.5 Million, Officials Scramble to Add Restrictions

“More U.S. school districts have joined the move toward online learning for their reopening plans. China’s economy, the world’s second-largest, expanded in the second quarter.”

“Weighing the risks as cases spike, more major school districts go online.

The United States on Wednesday reported more than 67,300 new infections across the country, according to a New York Times database. It was the nation’s second-highest single-day total and roughly 1,000 cases shy of the record set last week.

The U.S. outbreak, which has increased in 41 states over the past two weeks, hit 3.5 million total infections on Wednesday, the Times’s database shows.”

The New York Times had the story July 16, 2020.