It's nearing 3 p.m. in Singapore and 4 a.m. in Rio de Janeiro. If you're just joining us, here's what you missed:
- Crisis in Brazil: Brazil recorded 11,687 new coronavirus cases within 24 hours, the country's health ministry said on Monday, taking the nationwide total to 374,898. Only the United States has recorded more.
- An unusual holiday in the US: Photos and video of Memorial Day weekend celebrations across the US -- usually considered the unofficial start of summer -- showed plenty of people going to the beach and gathering on boardwalks, but not a lot of social distancing or masks. More than 19,000 new coronavirus cases were identified in the country on Monday.
- Economic woes in Singapore: The city-state's recession may be much deeper than expected this year as the coronavirus pandemic continues to batter the economy. GDP growth is now forecast to drop between 4% and 7% -- down from an expected decline of 1% to 4%, according to the Ministry of Trade and Industry.