NEW DELHI (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic accelerated across Latin America, Russia and the Indian subcontinent on Friday even as curves flattened and reopening was underway in much of Europe, Asia and the United States.
A barista sets bags of coffee behind a plexiglass barrier at a counter set outdoors of Stumptown Coffee Roasters downtown Los Angeles Thursday, May 21, 2020. A posted sign reads: “Mask required for service.” Los Angeles County’s death toll from the coronavirus passed 2,000 on Thursday even as other figures pointed to progress in slowing the spread of the disease. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Many governments say they have to shift their focus to saving jobs that are vanishing as quickly as the virus can spread. In the