Updated 8:32 AM ET, Fri July 24, 2020
- The US surpassed 4 million Covid-19 cases on Thursday, adding 1 million known cases in just 15 days.
- Medical experts, teachers, nurses and others are urging political leaders to shut down the US and start over to contain the pandemic.
- President Trump announced Thursday that Republicans have scrapped plans to hold convention activities in Jacksonville, as the pandemic continues to surge in Florida.
- Mexico reported more than 700 new deaths and at least 8,400 coronavirus cases in 24 hours as the country's epidemic grows out of control. It currently has the world's fourth largest death toll.