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As lockdowns ease, some countries report new infection peaks

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Posted at 10:03 PM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 21:51:54-04

From the United States to Asia, people are emerging from their homes as virus-related restrictions are being eased. But the pandemic is climbing to worrisome peaks in some of the world's most populous countries. India reported more than 2,600 new cases, its biggest single-day jump, and new cases in Russia exceeded 10,000 for the first time. Britain's death toll climbed near Italy's, even though the U.K. population is younger and Britain had more time to prepare. The coronavirus has killed more than 247,000 people. Experts warn a second wave of infections could hit unless testing is expanded dramatically.