The cabinet is struggling to weather the political storm after the Beirut blast that left over 160 dead.
London's financial districts remain largely abandoned by workers still worried about the pandemic.
Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, one of the city's most vocal Beijing critics, was among seven people arrested Monday.
The US tally reached 5,000,603 cases and 162,441 deaths on Sunday morning, Johns Hopkins University says.
At least 21 people remain missing, according to the health ministry.