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    As Virus Rate Surges to 6%, N.J. Governor Warns of Crackdown

    Like New York, the state had beaten back the virus in the early days of the pandemic. Now, it is bracing for another battle.

    As the Coronavirus Surges, a New Culprit Emerges: Pandemic Fatigue

    Exhaustion and impatience are creating new risks as cases soar in parts of the world. “They have had enough,” one U.S. mayor said of her residents.

    As Virus Surges and Brexit Bears Down, Boris Johnson Stalls for Time

    The prime minister’s delaying strategy carries severe risks if he misplays his hand, with the pandemic worsening and a Brexit deadline approaching.
    All countries
    114,651,424
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on February 28, 2021 10:20 pm
    Italy
    2,925,265
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on February 28, 2021 10:20 pm
    Spain
    3,188,553
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on February 28, 2021 10:20 pm
    Iran
    1,631,169
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on February 28, 2021 10:20 pm
    Germany
    2,450,294
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on February 28, 2021 10:20 pm

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    U.S. health officials caution governors against easing restrictions, warning that a recent plunge in virus cases ‘may be stalling.’

    “Things are tenuous,” says Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the C.D.C. director. “Now is not the time to relax restrictions.”