Updated 12:33 PM ET, Thu November 5, 2020
- The US recorded more than 100,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day for the first time, affirming experts' warnings that another surge is underway.
- The CDC says it is time to develop a testing strategy to identify asymptomatic cases, as an estimated 40% of people with Covid-19 show no symptoms.
- As infections across Europe rise exponentially, Italy will impose a new stay-at-home order, England is entering a new national lockdown with Greece soon to follow, while Poland and Russia are reporting record case numbers.
- The global case count has surpassed 48 million, according to WHO.