Global coronavirus cases exceeded 30 million, according to a Reuters tally, with the pandemic showing no signs of slowing.
Several states in the U.S. Midwest and Northeast have seen new Covid-19 cases increase for two weeks in a row, though nationally both new infections and deaths last week remained on a downward trend, a Reuters analysis showed.
U.S. cases of the novel coronavirus surpassed six million as many states in the Midwest reported increasing infections, according to a Reuters tally.
Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the Covid-19 pandemic.
The number of new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the United States fell 17 percent, the fifth straight week of declines, according to a Reuters tally of state and county reports.
The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 800,000 according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil and India leading the rise in fatalities.
The U.S. government said pharmacists would be allowed to administer routine vaccines to children, calling a drop in immunization from lockdowns aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus a “public health threat.”
The United States surpassed 170,000 coronavirus deaths, according to a Reuters tally, as health officials express concerns over Covid-19 complicating the fall flu season.
The world needs to spend at least $100 billion on new tools to address the coronavirus pandemic, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.
The U.S. death toll from Covid-19 fell 16% to about 7,200 people last week, the first decline in deaths after four weeks of increases, according to a Reuters tally of state and county reports.