Updated 11:15 a.m. ET, September 22, 2020
- The US is nearing 200,000 coronavirus deaths, accounting for around a fifth of all Covid-19-related fatalities recorded worldwide.
- The CDC abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, after saying on Friday that the virus can spread through the air.
- Many European governments have imposed strict local measures and begun weighing further lockdowns in a bid to halt a second wave of the pandemic.
- Pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality venues in England will have to close by 10 p.m. local time each night to tackle the surge in cases in the country.