FAST FIVE: US COVID-19 Deaths Top 1k For 5th Day As US Outbreak Slows, Europe Accelerates: Live Updates
On Saturday, Florida reported 179 new deaths, snapping a 4-day streak of record daily death numbers, while also pushing the state's death toll past 7k to 7,022.
Public health officials in Tokyo announced 472 new cases on Saturday, a new record for Japan's capital city, according to NHK public television, which quoted Tokyo officials as saying such.
As thousands of protesters gathered in Berlin to campaign against the government reimposing economically-painful COVID-19 restrictions – with some claiming the hysteria surrounding the virus, Germany recorded 864 new infections in the 24 hours through Saturday morning.
It will be used for the vaccinations.
Poland's prime minister hasn't ruled out tightening some social distancing restrictions if the situation continues to worsen.