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Coronavirus live news: one million deaths worldwide; White House Covid taskforce rift deepens | World news

Coronavirus cases were rising in 30 of the 50 US states on Monday, the first time that many states have trended upwards since 2 August, according to a Reuters analysis of data for the past two weeks.

The number of new cases has risen for two weeks in a row in 27 out of 50 states, with North Carolina and New Mexico both reporting increases above 50% last week, according to Reuters.

Cases in New York state have risen 4.4% so far in September, one of the smallest increases in the country.

Cuomo urged New Yorkers to remain vigilant in mask-wearing and warned of consequences if they do not comply.

“It’s not time to get tired because the virus isn’t tired,” he said.

The midwest has emerged as the country’s new hotspot, with hospitalisations surging in some states.

Wisconsin set records for new cases twice last week and is now

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Coronavirus Live Updates: World Approaches One Million Deaths

“We have been warning for several weeks now that we have not defeated the epidemic,” France’s health minister, Olivier Véran, told French media on Sunday. “The virus has not disappeared. The epidemic has picked up again.”

The number of Covid-19 deaths has risen by 83 percent over the last 14 days, according to a New York Times database. Still, the death rate — averaging about 50 deaths per day in the last week — is far lower than it was in the spring, when the figure averaged more than 1,000 per day. Nonetheless, dozens of cities and regions across the country are preparing to enforce new restrictions on Monday, in an attempt to stem the rising tide of infections.

French authorities have placed a number of French cities, including Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux, on a “reinforced alert” level, which, starting on Monday, will restrict public gatherings to no more than

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