Coronavirus live news: global deaths pass 500,000 as ‘window closing’ in US on chance to curb Covid-19

Coronavirus live news: global deaths pass 500,000 as ‘window closing’ in US on chance to curb Covid-19

June 29, 2020

California governor closes bars in several counties; half a million confined in Beijing; cases worldwide top 10m; Follow the latest updates

  • Global deaths pass 500,000
  • Global report: Covid-19 cases exceed 10m
  • US health secretary says ‘window is closing’ to stop virus
  • New Zealand’s isolation facilities under ‘extreme stress’
  • See all our coronavirus coverage

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AP has this report from Pride in New York:

There were protests, rainbow flags and performances it was LGBTQ Pride, after all.

But what was normally an outpouring on the streets of New York City looked a little different this year, thanks to social distancing rules required by the coronavirus.

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