COVID-19 cases worldwide surpass 9 million

COVID-19 cases worldwide surpasses 9 million
Posted at 3:53 PM, Jun 22, 2020

Worldwide cases of COVID-19 have now surpassed nine million.

On Monday, the United States led the way with 2.2 million cases and Brazil was next at one million, according to the John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.

Russia was third with over 591,000 cases.

On Sunday, the World Health Organization reported the most significant single-day increase in coronavirus cases, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours, the Associated Press reported.

Global deaths were reported at over 491,000, with the United States leading with 120,000 cases.

Over 4.4 million people have recovered from the virus, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.