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California's two largest school districts to return online in the fall 

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The following data was compiled by Johns Hopkins University:

  • Global cases: More than 13 million
  • Global deaths: At least 572,428
  • Top five countries: United States (over 3.3 million), Brazil (over 1.8 million), India (over 878,000), Russia (over 732,000), Peru (over 330,000)

Singapore's economy sinks into a recession, falls more than 40% on-quarter

Singapore entered a technical recession, defined as two consecutive quarters of decline. Its economy shrunk 41.2% in the three months that ended in June, compared with the three months prior, according to advance estimates from the government. 

The second quarter's economic performance worsened as the city-state implemented partial lockdown measures, described by the government as a "circuit breaker," to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Nonessential workplaces and businesses were closed from early April through May, before the restrictions were eased in phases starting in June. Those restrictions were said to have hurt businesses dependent on domestic consumption, particularly at a time when demand for Singapore's goods externally is weak due to the economic downturn. — Yen Nee Lee

Japan reportedly traces new outbreak linked to a theater in Tokyo

Health officials in Tokyo have appealed for more than 800 theatergoers to get tested for the coronavirus infection, Reuters reported

A production, which starred Japanese boyband members, and staged at Theatre Moliere for six days, near Tokyo's red-light district, was discovered to be the source of at least 20 infection cases, the newswire said. 

Tokyo's government said it learned of the first infection among the cast on July 6 and by Monday, testing found 20 related cases, according to Reuters. As such, the government has asked all audience members who attended the performances to get tested. — Saheli Roy Choudhury

Massachusetts casinos reopen under strict guidelines

Massachusetts casinos reopened Monday after being closed for four months because of the coronavirus crisis, CNBC's Contessa Brewer and Jessica Golden report. With reopening comes strict guidelines, including a maximum occupancy of 25% for the casinos.

Seth Stratton, MGM Springfield's vice president, said some machines were moved to allow for more social distancing. Some games, including poker and roulette, will not be opened during the first phase.

Outdoor seating options have increased by 200% on MGM property, and guests will no longer be allowed to walk around the casino with a drink. Only 700 employees will go back to work initially, and over time, more will come in phases.

MGM's first-quarter revenue decreased 29% while the coronavirus shut down casinos. –Suzanne Blake

 19 states set record seven-day averages in daily new cases

Across the U.S., 19 states saw new cases reach daily records on Sunday based on an average over the previous seven days, according to a CNBC analysis of data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. That includes Texas, Georgia and Florida, the last of which reported 15,300 new cases on Sunday. 

Coronavirus-related deaths in Texas surged 140% from last week to an average of about 82 deaths per day over the past seven days as of Sunday, according to CNBC's analysis of data compiled by Hopkins. Arizona has reported an average of about 59 new coronavirus-related deaths per day over the past seven days as of Sunday, up more than 78% compared with a week ago. As of Sunday, the U.S. averaged just over 700 new deaths a day, according to Hopkins data.—Noah Higgins-Dunn

California recloses indoor restaurants and bars statewide

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom is ordering some indoor businesses — including restaurants, bars, movie theaters and museums — to reclose statewide as new cases continue to rise. 

The governor previously issued a "watch list" of hot-spot counties and is ordering additional businesses including gyms and places of worship to shutter in those areas for three days. Read more on the latest closures from CNBC's Noah Higgins-Dunn. —Sara Salinas

Fauci says cases are surging because U.S. didn't totally shut down

Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S.
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New cases are surging across the United States because the nation failed to shut down entirely early in the outbreak, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said. The comment by Fauci came during a Q&A with Stanford Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor. 

Fauci also said that the U.S. hasn't "even begun to see the end" of the coronavirus pandemic yet, contradicting President Donald Trump, who has previously said the pandemic is nearing its end. 

In recent weeks, Trump and some state leaders have downplayed the threat of the virus, tying the surge in new cases to an increase in testing. However, public health officials and infectious disease experts refute those claims, saying the rate of cases that test positive in the U.S., hospitalizations and deaths remain high in some states. 

Fauci said he expects the public to compare the Covid-19 pandemic to the 1918 pandemic flu, which killed around 50 million people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. –Berkeley Lovelace Jr.

California's two largest school districts to return online in the fall 

While class will be in session this upcoming August for two of California's largest school districts, instruction will be strictly online, according to a joint statement from the Los Angeles Unified and San Diego Unified School Districts. In the statement, the school districts said much of the research surrounding the coronavirus and children is still unknown and many of the guidelines for reopening are "vague and contradictory."

Both school districts said they would reevaluate in the fall whether to invite students back for in-class instruction at some point during the academic year. The decision will be based on whether the virus is sufficiently under control, whether testing is sufficient and whether the federal government provides adequate funding, according to the statement.

California is one of many states seeing a surge in Covid-19 cases, with Los Angeles County, San Diego County and other surrounding counties reporting