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- Global cases: More than 201,000
- Global deaths: At least 8,007
- US cases: At least 6,496
- US deaths: At least 114
All data above is provided by Johns Hopkins University.
9:38 am: Scotland says schools will close from Friday
Scotland will close its schools from Friday and people should not assume they will open again until the end of the summer term, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.
Wales also said schools could close on Friday. —Reuters
9:35 am: Cannes Lions advertising festival postponed until October
Delegates wait in line at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Cannes, France, June 2019
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the ad industry’s major awards festival and conference held in France each summer, is postponing its June conference due to…