HEADLINES: • More than 700,000 people in the US have tested positive for COVID-19 • Hundreds of Britons stranded in Bangladesh • Nigerian president's chief of staff dies from coronavirus..
AFP: Death toll from coronavirus rises to over 160,000 worldwide.
Reuters: Europe needs at least 500 billion euros from EU institutions for recovery..
Bloomberg: Germany Is Reopening Stores in First Step Toward Post-Virus Era.
Germany is among the first nations in Europe taking cautious steps toward normalcy.
Reuters: Russia on Sunday reported a record rise of 6,060 new coronavirus cases over the previous 24 hours, bringing its nationwide tally to 42,853, the Russian coronavirus crisis response center said.
CDC: Pets can bring you comfort when you’re feeling sick. But if you have or think you might have COVID-19, you should avoid contact with your pets until you are better. That includes petting, snuggling, being kissed or licked, and sharing food.
Reuters: Nigerian president's chief of staff dies from coronavirus
Times Of India: 140 new COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad; district tally crosses 1,000: Health official
New York Times: Raymond Copeland, Sanitation Worker Who Hit His Stride, Dies at 46.
Raymond Copeland raised 3 girls as a single father after their mother died. His job with the NYC Department of Sanitation put him on the front lines as an essential employee. He died from complications of Covid-19 at 46.
MSNBC: Kentucky Gov. Beshear, facing a lawsuit over his stay-at-home order banning mass gatherings, asks churches to hold virtual or drive-in services.
"All we were saying is don't have a third option where you spread the coronavirus because some of your church won't be there by Christmas."
Reuters: Thailand on Sunday reported 32 new coronavirus cases, bringing its total to 2,765, a senior official said.
CNN: Renowned art collector Adrian Cheng has announced plans to distribute millions of surgical face masks free of charge during the coronavirus pandemic, using 35 specially built vending machines placed in various locations around Hong Kong.
Reuters: Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases have risen by 2,458 to 139,897, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Sunday.
Bloomberg: California reported 87 new deaths from the coronavirus outbreak, one of the highest daily fatality counts so far.
Fox News: GOP lawmakers introduce bill to allow Americans to sue China over coronavirus..
The bill, introduced by Rep. Dan Crenshaw in the House and Sen. Tom Cotton in the Senate, would allow Americans to sue China in federal court by amending the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.
MarketWatch: Professional gamblers in Nevada may now be able to collect unemployment..
Since casinos are closed, professional gamblers may be able to collect unemployment benefits during the coronavirus pandemic.
New York Daily: Gov. Cuomo called nursing homes the biggest concern for New York authorities battling the coronavirus pandemic even as a lower overall total of 540 people died in the past day.
Washington Post: Contamination at CDC lab delayed rollout of coronavirus tests..
The CDC facilities that assembled coronavirus test kits violated sound manufacturing practices, resulting in contamination, scientists say.
New York Post: There is no need to wipe down food packaging during coronavirus pandemic, FDA says.
The Guardian: Hundreds of Britons stranded in Bangladesh to be repatriated.
MarketWatch: Microsoft’s push to the cloud may save it from a coronavirus crash..
Microsoft CEO Safta Nadella’s focus on cloud software and Azure since taking over should help the company overcome issues with its legacy businesses.
MSNBC: More than 700,000 people in the US have tested positive for coronavirus.
Reuters: Spain's death toll from coronavirus rose by 565 on Saturday, down from a rise of 585 on Friday, the Health Ministry said, bringing the total to 20,043 deaths in one of the world's hardest hit countries..