The Latest: Britain tops 50K cases ahead of easing rules


              Visitor line up at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              Visitor line up at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              Visitor line up at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              A woman stands after getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              People relax at the Champ-de-Mars garden next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, July 16, 2021. The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months, just as France faces new virus rules aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" was ordered shut in October as France battled its second surge of the virus. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              President of the Japan Community Health Care Organization Shigeru Omi attends a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (not in picture) on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at Suga's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elbow bumps elbows with an employee as he tours the AAA Door company in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              FILE - In this May 19, 2021 file photo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky testifies during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Hospitals trying to catch up on surgeries and other procedures that were put on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic are now finding themselves facing a delta-variant driven influx of patients.  Walensky said Friday, July 16,  that nearly all hospital admissions and deaths were among the unvaccinated. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP)
            
              Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a video statement to participants of special meeting of APEC leaders at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 16, 2021. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
            In this handout photo released by the National Task Force Against COVID19, US Embassy in the Philippines Chargé d'Affaires John C. Law, second from right, and Sean Callahan from US AID, right, holds a U.S. flag as Philippine vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., center, and Health Secretary Francisco Duque II, second from left, hold the Philippine flag beside boxes containing Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccines as they arrive at Manila's International Airport, Philippines on Friday July 16, 2021. The first batch of vaccines consisting of 1,606,600 doses produced by American pharmaceutical firm Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and donated by the United States government through the COVAX facility have arrived in the country today. (National Task Force Against COVID19 via AP) A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Gauhati, India, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath) 
              People wear face masks to curb the spread of coronavirus as they disembark from a train during the morning rush hour at Waterloo train station in London, Wednesday, July 14, 2021. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has asked Transport for London to enforce the use of mask wearing on buses and trains as a "condition of carriage", even after legal restrictions in England are lifted on July 19. Khan said he was "not prepared" to put tube, tram and other transport users in the capital "at risk" by removing the rules on face coverings. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
            A man waits to get coronavirus testing at a makeshift testing site in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 16, 2021. South Korean officials are pushing for tightened pandemic restrictions beyond the hard-hit capital area as they wrestle with a record-breaking surge in coronavirus cases. The signs on a banner at left read "How to check Polymerase Chain Reaction." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) 
              A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in San Juan Sacatepequez, Guatemala, Thursday, July 15, 2021. About 1.5 million doses of the Moderna vaccine have been donated by the United States. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
            
              In this March 2021 photo provided by Pfizer, vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared for packaging at the company’s facility in Puurs, Belgium. Pfizer is about to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, saying Thursday, July 8, 2021, that another shot within 12 months could dramatically boost immunity and maybe help ward off the latest worrisome coronavirus mutant. (Pfizer via AP)