Updated 2:57 p.m. ET, November 2, 2020
- US President Donald Trump has suggested he may fire Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, after the election.
- 31 US states have reported at least one record-high day of new coronavirus cases in the past month, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
- At least 1,500 nurses have died from Covid-19 around the world, according to new analysis, which also suggests that about 10% of cases globally were health care workers.
- As cases in Europe spiral, France, Germany and Belgium have gone into partial lockdowns, with England set to follow. Italy also plans to further tighten restrictions.