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Fears Of 2nd UK Lockdown Intensify, California 3rd State To Top 15,000 COVID-19 Deaths: Live Updates Tyler Durden Mon, 09/21/2020 – 15:16 Summary: Fears of 2nd UK lockdown intensify as BoJo meets with constituent nation leaders Northern Ireland tightens social distancing rules for 2nd time in 2 weeks Cases in Florida, Arizona slow California 3rd state to pass 15,000 deaths; Texas on the cusp of same milestone France reports half as many cases as day before US added 41,206 cases as post-LDW surge slows Death toll across US: 199,531 Texas deaths near 15,000 India tops 5.5 million cases Iceland closes bars, karaoke parlors 4 more counties in Wales brace for lockdown UK mulls new national restrictions Jakarta scrambles to add beds China says it finds COVID-19 genetic material on Russian frozen squid * * * Update (1500ET): Panic buying at supermarkets has reemerged on Monday, with shelves turning barren like they did back in March and April, as fears about another UK-wide lockdown mount.
Texas is also on the cusp of passing the milestone, and it could pass it after reporting its Monday numbers.
In Europe, Greece reported a new daily record jump of 453 cases, while France's health authorities reported just 5,298 new coronavirus cases on Monday, half the number from the prior day.
Deaths unfortunately will follow that, and there's the potential for this to move very fast,” said Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance.
After reportedly detecting traces of viral genetic material on packaging of imported seafood products from Norway and South America, Chinese authorities from the northeastern city of Changchun on Monday claimed that they had detected pieces of viral material on packaging of frozen squid from Russia.