“Globally, known cases of the virus are growing faster than ever with more than 100,000 new ones a day. The surge is concentrated in densely populated, low- and middle-income countries across the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and South Asia. Not only has it filled hospitals and cemeteries there, it has frustrated the hopes of leaders who thought they were doing everything right, or who believed they might somehow escape the pandemic’s worst ravages.” NYT: Coronavirus Rips Into Regions Previously Spared.

+ That’s true internationally, and in the US. Coronavirus cases are climbing again in the South and the West. Will crowded protests spark bigger outbreaks?

+ NYC hits hopeful milestone: Zero confirmed coronavirus deaths for first day since March.

+ Vox: Why Georgia’s reopening hasn’t led to a surge in coronavirus cases (so far).