On Saturday, 1,846 new U.S. deaths were reported, making America the new world leader in COVID-19 deaths — now totaling nearly 20,600. About half of those were in the New York area, but Midwestern cities are preparing for their own onslaught. As Chicago readied a temporary morgue for 2,000, Mayor Lori Lightfoot took to the streets, telling groups to "break it up."
How is Europe doing? Spain, with some 17,000 fatalities, is allowing some non-essential workers to commute and distributing masks at transit stops, while police in Italy, France and Britain were deployed to prevent outdoor gatherings under sunny skies.
OZY looks at the next hot spots.