Europe’s resurgent coronavirus outbreak intensified, with Italy’s new cases reaching a record and France reporting the most deaths since April. President Emmanuel Macron is readying new measures to control the spread, while Germany’s Angela Merkel will propose harsher restrictions on movement. […] In the U.S. , Covid-19 hospitalizations have risen at least 10% in the past week in 32 states and the nation’s capital as the month-old viral surge increasingly weighs on America’s health-care system. […] Key Developments: Global Tracker : Cases top 43.8 million; deaths exceed 1.16 million Slow Covid recovery stalks health industry as new cases surge All-in push for vaccine in U.S. raises risk virus will linger European governments running out of options to avoid lockdowns Companies are building tech tools to manage office reopenings Vaccine Tracker : Vaccine trials restart, providing hope Subscribe to a daily update on the virus from Bloomberg’s Prognosis team here . Click CVID on the terminal for global data on coronavirus cases and deaths.
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