As we've already reported, California has had to reimpose sweeping coronavirus restrictions after a spike in infections.
Although America's most populous state was initially praised for its handling of the pandemic, its governor has now ordered all restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, zoos and museums to close.
And it's not the only place to do so.
The southern Indian city of Bangalore has been placed under a week-long quarantine, while the Iranian capital Tehran has brought back similar restrictions for seven days.
In Hong Kong, meanwhile, social distancing rules have been brought in, including some "more stringent than in the past", according to the city's leader.
The territory's Disneyland is shutting too, a month after it reopened.
The renewed closures come amid warnings from the World Health Organization that "too many countries [were] headed in the wrong direction".