The US remains the epicentre of the pandemic, with close to 3 million confirmed cases. In Latin America, the health system is under pressure in Bolivia, Brazil’s cases have passed 1.6 million and the government in El Salvador has delayed reopening the economy. India has recorded almost 700,000 confirmed cases - the world’s third highest total. Israel has re-imposed some restrictions after a spike in infections. Two Australian states have shut down their shared border for the first time in more than a century due to a cluster of cases in Melbourne.