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Mexico Issues First Border Restrictions Over CoronavirusAny other year, Arizonans would "flock to Mexican beach towns like Rocky Point and San Carlos for the Fourth of July," reports the Daily Star . But this holiday, most will be turned away if they try. Mexico's Foreign Ministry on Thursday announced the country's first border restrictions since the pandemic,...
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Mutated Virus Now Dominates: ResearchMany uncertainties remain about the mutated form of the new coronavirus that has been under study as it quickly spreads. But one question about G614 has been resolved, researchers said Thursday. "This is now the virus," said Erica Ollmann Saphire, who worked on a study published in Cell , reports CNN...
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A cook prepares a meal at Slater's 50/50 Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Santa Clarita, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a three-week closure of bars, indoor dining and indoor operations of several other types of businesses in various counties, including Los Angeles, as the state deals with increasing coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Second wave of virus closures wallops California restaurantsCalifornia restaurants are paying a heavy price during the coronavirus pandemic as indoor dining has been shut down for the second time across much of the state
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Experts Fear Rise in COVID Deaths Is Looming"There is a rise in Coronavirus cases because our testing is so massive and so good, far bigger and better than any other country," President Trump tweeted Thursday night. "This is great news, but even better news is that death, and the death rate, is DOWN." Experts believe it is...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Father Sergiy, a Russian monk who has defied the Russian Orthodox Church's leadership speaks to journalists in Russian Ural's Sredneuralsk, Russia. (AP Photo/Vladimir Podoksyonov)
Russian Orthodox Church defrocks coronavirus-denying monkThe Russian Orthodox Church has defrocked a coronavirus-denying monk who has defied Kremlin lockdown orders and taken control of a monastery
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A yacht cruises through the Manasquan Inlet as a large crowd fills the beach in Manasquan, N.J. on June 28, 2020. With large crowds expected at the Jersey Shore for the July Fourth weekend, some are worried that a failure to heed mask-wearing and social distancing protocols could accelerate the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
`Huge bummer': July Fourth will test Americans' disciplineThe U.S. is heading into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test of Americans’ self-control
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Sunday, May 10, 2020 photo, a lone swimmer wades through the clear waters of 'Konnos' beach in Ayia Napa, a seaside resort that's popular with tourists from Europe and beyond. Cyprus' beleaguered tourism sector got some good news after the government announced on Friday, July 3, 2020, that travelers from the U.K. will be allowed entry into the east Mediterranean island nation next month without having to undergo a compulsory 14-day quarantine. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Quarantine-free travel from UK to Cyprus to start Aug 1Cyprus’ beleaguered tourism sector got some good news after the government announced that travelers from the U.K. will be allowed entry into the east Mediterranean island nation next month without having to undergo a compulsory 14-day quarantine
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Pont Smith, co-owner and stylist of bebop hair salon in London, wears PPE as he cuts the hair of model Daisy George, as co-owner and fellow stylist Chloe Herve looks on, during final preparations ahead of the salon's reopening, as further coronavirus lockdown restrictions are lifted in the country, in London, Friday July 3, 2020. (Yui Mok/PAvia AP)
UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopenBritain is scrapping a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals from 73 countries and territories deemed “low risk” for the coronavirus, including Japan, Australia, France, Spain, Germany and Italy
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William McCarthy, the director of operations at Junior's Restaurant, delivers a tray of cheesecakes to a front counter, Monday, June 29, 2020, in New York. The Brooklyn restaurant is open for takeout service and outdoor dining only. Phase 3, allowing limited indoor dining, is scheduled to begin Monday, July 6, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo has indicated he may delay its implementation. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
The Latest: WHO urges focus on first wave of coronavirusThe World Health Organization’s emergencies chief says “we need to put up a fight now” during a peak in the current wave of the coronavirus pandemic — rather than focusing on when a second wave might come
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A Mount Prospect woman who identified herself as "Sunshine" celebrates as she enters Rivers Casino in Des Plaines on the first day of reopening following an unprecedented three-month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. | (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Surge protection: Some travelers face quarantine in ChicagoChicago officials say people traveling to the city from 15 states with increasing numbers of confirmed cases of the coronavirus will have to quarantine for two weeks upon arrival or face possible fines
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