COVID-19 deaths from the world level down to Clay and Ray counties continue to increase, with the nation this week topping 1 million cases and 60,000 deaths; projections had stated the nation would not hit 60,000 deaths until August. The number of Clay County deaths remains two. Ray County continues to report 0 deaths, though the number of cases climbed from seven to 12. *Clay County cases include the Kansas City portion of the county. Missouri is set to start reopening Monday.