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Testing in the U.S. has been rising steadily, but experts say more is still needed and the US should be prepared for a second wave.

Several states are allowing restaurants to reopen and dining to resume, with limited capacity. Owners are struggling to figure out how they can reopen and turn a profit during the pandemic.

The United Kingdom now has the second most lives lost to the coronavirus pandemic, behind the United States. NPR's Frank Langfitt reports on what's happening in Britain.

Plus, an 11-year-old wrote a letter to thank her mail carrier. Postal workers from all over the country responded.

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More Americans Are Getting Tested, But Experts Warn Of Second Wave

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More Americans Are Getting Tested, But Experts Warn Of Second Wave

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Kim Kaseta sits at the counter of a Waffle House for breakfast in Atlanta, as Georgia relaxed its Coronavirus pandemic restrictions to allow restaurants to provide limited dine-in service beginning April 27. Michael Mathes/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Kim Kaseta sits at the counter of a Waffle House for breakfast in Atlanta, as Georgia relaxed its Coronavirus pandemic restrictions to allow restaurants to provide limited dine-in service beginning April 27.

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This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast's former 'Coronavirus Daily' format.

The White House Coronavirus Task Force is not disbanding, but instead shifting its focus to "opening up our country," according to President Trump.

Testing in the U.S. has been rising steadily, but experts say more is still needed and the US should be prepared for a second wave.

Several states are allowing restaurants to reopen and dining to resume, with limited capacity. Owners are struggling to figure out how they can reopen and turn a profit during the pandemic.

The United Kingdom now has the second most lives lost to the coronavirus pandemic, behind the United States. NPR's Frank Langfitt reports on what's happening in Britain.

Plus, an 11-year-old wrote a letter to thank her mail carrier. Postal workers from all over the country responded.

Share a remembrance if you've lost a loved one to the coronavirus at npr.org/frontlineworkers

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Sign up for 'The New Normal' newsletter

This episode was produced by Emily Alfin Johnson, Gabriela Saldivia, Anne Li and Brent Baughman, and edited by Beth Donovan.