“Number” in the news

Example collocations

debuted at number
large number
peaked at number
reached number
total number

Publications and example sentences

The Age
· Victorian cinema operators divided about re-opening on June 22  
Customers won’t be allowed into the diner – such facilities are governed by the same restrictions as apply to cafes and restaurants generally – so Mr Whitaker will put on extra staff to deliver food to vehicles (customers will place their orders online, and “runners” will use the freshly numbered speaker posts to find the appropriate vehicle).
Financial Express
· COVID-19 pandemic: Pulitzer winning Indian-origin physician, compatriot in NYS commission on economic recovery  
Despite high number of cases in the New York State, regions across the state are gradually beginning to re-open as daily hospitalisations, ICU admissions and daily death numbers slow down.
The China Post
· 放寬精神科病房探視 指揮中心定3原則逐步開放各行各業 | CECC sets 3 rules for reopening of all industries  
In response to recent improvements in the epidemic situation in Taiwan, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情指揮中心) said on Monday that the epidemic prevention measures will be gradually relaxed, including the number of days in confinement, in order to reduce the psychological toll on patients.
Seeking Alpha
· Walmart - Impressive, But Not Impressive Enough  
Walmart has seen specular first quarter numbers, but more so in terms of sales than actual profits.
The Guardian
· Four private Australian universities allowed to access jobkeeper payments  
In our view the framework is the best chance to save the most number of university jobs,” he said.
The Age
· Despite the risks, we're not too fussed about facial recognition  
In Victoria, police are also quietly using biometric software to identify criminal suspects at 85 of the state's busiest police stations, while a small number of private schools have trialled scanners that sweep classrooms for students’ faces to ensure no one is missing.
The Guardian
· Coronavirus world map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?  
However, differences in testing mean that the number of cases may be understated for some countries.
The Independent
· Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady raise $20million with charity golf match  
Woods last competed in February and then withdrew from a number of tournaments with a back injury before the PGA Tour decided to cancel a slew of events because of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The Age
· 'A once-in-a-generation upgrade': V'landys's vow to revive Leichhardt  
Leichhardt can only accommodate around 300 corporate guests while that number swells to around 3000 at Bankwest Stadium, the $360m venue in Parramatta where the Tigers will also play games until at least the end of 2022.
The Guardian
· Coronavirus UK map: the latest deaths and confirmed cases in each region  
Please note: these are government figures on numbers of confirmed cases – some people who report symptoms are not being tested, and are not included in these counts.