The global coronavirus death toll surpassed 1 million according to a Reuters tally, a bleak statistic in a pandemic that has devastated the global economy, overloaded health systems and turned daily life upside down.

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States topped 7 million – more than 20% of the world’s total – as Midwest states reported spikes in Covid-19 infections in September, according to a Reuters tally.

The death toll from the spread of the coronavirus in the United States exceeded 200,000, by the far the highest number of any nation.

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.”