Union Square Greenmarket in Manhattan. Photo: Gotham/Getty Images

Farmers markets in the U.S. are adding drive-thru shopping and crowd-control fencing while cutting hours in order to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, AP reports.

Zoom in: The farmers market in Overland Park, Kansas, has been moved to the city's convention center, where about 700 customers last Saturday drove past vendors who brought produce to their vehicles, per AP.

  • In Vermont, officials have banned entertainment, children's activities and cooking demonstrations to prevent people from congregating in small spaces.
Workers sell fresh fruits at a Brooklyn farmers market on April 24. Photo: Braulio Jatar/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images
A man sells succulents at the Farmer's Market in Los Angeles' Echo Park on May 1. Photo: Araya Diaz/Getty Images
A drive-thru farmer's market in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on April 25. Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
A line forms at a Brooklyn farmers market on April 24. Photo: Braulio Jatar/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images
A shopper at the Kenilworth Farmers Market on April 21 in Towson, Maryland. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images
A vendor at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market on April 21 in San Francisco. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
People shop at Bow Market in Somerville, Massachusetts. on March 21. Photo: Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

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Protests erupt in Belarus after "Europe's last dictator" claims election win

Protesters and riot police clash in Minsk, Belarus, on Sunday during a demonstration against President Alexander Lukashenko's claim of a landslide victory. Photo: Misha Friedman/Getty Images)

Riot police clashed with protesters in Belarus overnight after a government exit poll predicted Sunday President Aleksander Lukashenko, an authoritarian who has ruled the Eastern European country since 1994, had overwhelmingly defeated a pro-democracy opposition candidate.

The latest: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned the election as "not free and fair" on Monday and urged the Belarusian government to "refrain from use of force" against protesters who have taken to the streets. At least one person has died in the protests, while hundreds have been injured and thousands arrested.

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A boy has his temperature checked as he receives a free COVID-19 test in South Los Angeles in July. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

At least 97,000 children tested positive for COVID-19 in the final two weeks of July and there's been an estimated 338,000 cases involving kids in the U.S. since the pandemic began, a new report finds.

Why it matters: The report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association comes as schools and day cares look to reopen in the U.S.

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World coronavirus updates

Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins; Map: Axios Visuals

The number of COVID-19 cases surpassed 20 million worldwide on Monday evening, Johns Hopkins data shows.

The big picture: World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual press conference as the world approached the milestone that 750,000 deaths were set to be recorded this week. "Every life lost matters," he said. "But I want to be clear: there are green shoots of hope and... it's never too late to turn the outbreak around."