The steep rise in coronavirus deaths appeared to be leveling off Monday in hard-hit New York, echoing a trend underway in Italy and Spain. Meanwhile, the crisis escalated alarmingly in Britain, where Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care after his condition deteriorated.
“The numbers look like it may be turning,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, though he warned that the crisis is far from over while announcing the first, faint signs the outbreak there may be nearing its peak.
As deaths in the U.S. neared 11,000, with more than 365,000 confirmed infections, President Donald Trump said mitigation efforts were showing signs of slowing the spread of the virus.
Here are some of AP’s top stories Tuesday on the world’s coronavirus