Monday’s news about the global pandemic.

Latinos are experiencing coronavirus symptoms at a much higher rate than the rest of the U.S. population. (USA Today)

While news of civil unrest in several major cities grabbed the headlines the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths continued to go up over the weekend.

There are now more than 6.1 confirmed cases worldwide, with more than 372,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

In the U.S. there are now more than 1.7 million confirmed cases and more than 104,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that will pay death benefits to the families of frontline workers who died fighting the coronavirus. (WNBC-TV)

Hot Take:

  • Do you think the number of cases will spike with protesters gathered in close proximity to each other in cities across the country?