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Brazil registered 692 new coronavirus deaths on Monday, bringing the overall death toll in the country to 58,314, the Ministry of Health said.
Total confirmed cases rose by 24,052 to reach 1,368,195, the second worst outbreak in the world behind the United States.
Kansas governor Laura Kelly on Monday said that she will sign an executive order requiring that most state residents must wear a mask in public in an attempt to slow the spread of Covid-19.
Under the order that will go into effect on Friday, most Kansans must wear masks in stores and shops, and in any place where social distancing of 6 feet (1.83m) cannot be maintained, including outside, her office said in a statement.Continue reading...