U.S. Coronavirus-Case Surge Throws Off Plans for Reopenings


Texas paused reopening plans on Thursday as new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations increased in a number of U.S. states and a new government estimate showed millions more Americans may have contracted the virus since the start of the outbreak than initially thought.

More than 20 million people in the U.S. may have been infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a figure that is significantly higher than official case counts and reflects the large number of individuals who have the disease but…