California rolls back reopening plans as coronavirus cases climb – live

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9.55pm BST

Kim Gardner, head prosecutor for the city of St. Louis, Missouri, denounced on Twitter the couple who pointed guns at protestors who were walking by their mansion when protesting against racism and police brutality. Gardner also said that her office is working to investigate the incident.

1/ I am alarmed at the events that occurred over the weekend, where peaceful protestors were met by guns and a violent assault. We must protect the right to peacefully protest, and any attempt to chill it through intimidation or threat of deadly force will not be tolerated.

A couple has come out of their house and is pointing guns at protesters in their neighborhood #StLouis #lydakrewson pic.twitter.com/ZJ8a553PAU

If you know anything abt the politics of race & segregation in St. Louis, how the white pop there has privatized streets & public services, erected physical barriers to block streets to ensure a white oasis in a heavily black city, then there’s nothing surprising abt this photo. https://t.co/LmCkKnJcz4

9.33pm BST

The Guardian’s Mario Koran reports from California:

California is now in the midst of trying to “toggle back” on plans to reopen after case numbers and hospitalizations flare up in sections of the state, said California governor Gavin Newsom today.

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Source: theguardian