Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world

June 1, 2020 / By Joshua Berlinger, Adam Renton and Emma Reynolds, CNN

What you need to know

  • The numbers: More than 6.1 million cases of Covid-19 have been reported worldwide, including at least 372,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  • Brazil cases pass half a million: More than 514,000 infections have been recorded in the country — only the United States, which has recorded nearly 1.8 million cases, has reported more.
  • Countries ease restrictions: The UK and India are among the nations relaxing lockdown restrictions today.

California correctional officer dies after testing positive for Covid-19

A correctional officer with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation died Saturday after recently testing positive for Covid-19, according to the CDCR. 

The Riverside County Coroner will determine the exact cause of death for officer Danny Mendoza, 53. He had been with the department for 24 years and had most recently worked at the Norco correctional facility. 

By the numbers: The CDCR reported 309 positive cases total among staff. They reported 2,230 positive cases among inmates statewide including nine deaths, all at the men’s facility in Chino, California.


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Chris J. Stewart

Chris currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Surgio Health as well as Chief Operating Officer at Ortho Spine Partners. Prior to that, he was the assistant vice president and business unit leader of Medical Device Management for HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HPG).

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