Coronavirus live news: number of confirmed cases worldwide passes 15 millionJuly 22, 2020
US has highest number of cases, followed by Brazil and India; WHO reports worrying infection trends in southern Europe and Balkans; Trump urges people to wear masks
- US daily coronavirus deaths surpass 1,000 for first time since June
- Nearly a quarter of people in Delhi have had coronavirus, study finds
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The US has suffered 1,047 more deaths and confirmed another 63,028 cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has said. The latest official figures take the respective totals to 141,677 and 3,882,167.
Egypt has extended the operating hours of cafes and restaurants from 10pm to midnight (EET) while allowing them to operate at 50% capacity starting 26 July, the cabinet has said. The operating hours of shops, including shopping centres, were also extended until 10pm, the government added.
Egypt had reduced operating hours in its initial reopening phase to limit public gatherings and curb the spread of the virus.