Isobel van Hagen 21h ago / 10:46 AM UTCThe Washington Monument and a drained Reflecting Pool are visible on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on Friday.Andrew Harnik / APThe National Park Service temporarily suspended elevator tours in the Washington Monument starting Saturday, citing safety concerns. Visitors can still see the Washington Monument grounds as well as other monuments along the National Mall. A reopening date has not yet been determined.Eric Baculinao, Salina Lee and Reuters21h ago / 10:36 AM UTCChina sees imported cases exceed new local infections for first timeThe number of new coronavirus cases imported into mainland China from overseas surpassed the number of locally transmitted new infections for the first time on Friday, data released by the country’s National Health Commission showed on Saturday.Of mainland China’s 11 new reported cases on Friday, seven were imported internationally. Only four of those — all in the virus epicenter of Hubei province — were locally transmitted.The other seven were all detected in travelers coming into China from overseas, specifically Italy, the United States and Saudi Arabia, according to local authorities.This new data seems to underscore how China — where the outbreak began — appears to now face a greater threat


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