Global cases of the novel coronavirus surpassed 9 million as Brazil and India grappled with a surge in infections while the United States, China and other hard-hit countries reported new outbreaks, according to a Reuters tally.

Total U.S. coronavirus cases surpassed 2 million, according to a Reuters tally, as health officials urge anyone who took part in massive protests for racial justice to get tested.

Johnson & Johnson intends to start human trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine in the second half of July, two months earlier than planned.

he U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday reported 1,891,690 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 29,034 cases from the CDC’ previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,128 to 109,192.

Some countries have seen “upticks” in COVID-19 cases as lockdowns ease, and populations must protect themselves from the coronavirus while authorities continue testing, the World Health Organization said.

The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans to emerge from more than two months of lockdowns.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday reported 1,622,114 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 26,229 cases from the CDC’s previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,047 to 97,049.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 1,595,885 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 24,268 cases from the CDC’s previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,852 to 96,002.

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

As the mortality figures for COVID-19 continued to rise, people are wondering where they will stop. The actual death toll for COVID-19 will not be calculable for some time, but there are early indications that the mortality rate may be significantly lower than calculations of deaths per confirmed cases lead one to believe.