Global coronavirus cases surpass 5 million, infections fast rising in Latin America Cases in Brazil are now rising at a daily pace second only to the United States. Reuters 1h ago


Global coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million on Wednesday, with Latin America overtaking the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily cases globally.

It represents a new phase in the virus’ spread, which initially peaked in China in February, before large-scale outbreaks followed in Europe and the United States.