Australia’s Deadliest Day; Brazil Tops 100,000: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) —

Australia had its deadliest day with 17 people dying from Covid-19 in the state of Victoria as strict social-distancing measures there are crippling economic activity and shaking confidence across the nation.

Brazil’s death toll surpassed 100,000 and cases breached 3 million in the world’s second-biggest coronavirus outbreak. U.S. cases hovered near 5 million as Texas hit a record for positive tests, Kentucky saw a “tough day” day and deaths increased in California.

President Donald Trump ordered a range of pandemic relief after talks with Democrats stalled. A $765 million federal loan to Eastman Kodak Co. to speed production