Coronavirus live updates: Struggling restaurants brace for winter; WHO reports record one-day spike in cases

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Health officials and epidemiologists will be watching U.S. infection trends closely this week for any early indications of a potential spike in cases brought on by the Labor Day holiday weekend. Steady economic reopening — including the resumption later this month of indoor dining in New York City, the original U.S. hot spot of the virus — could pose a greater transmission risk as colder autumn temperatures start to set in. 

Here are some of the biggest developments Monday: 

The following data was compiled by Johns Hopkins University:

  • Global cases: More than 29.02 million
  • Global deaths: At least 924,643
  • U.S. cases: More than 6.52 million
  • U.S. deaths: At least 194,084

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