Coronavirus live news: WHO chief says ‘it’s never too late to turn outbreak around’ as cases top 20m | The Guardian

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Deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHO; US weekly deaths fall 16%; EU health agency calls for new lockdowns; Follow the latest updatesFrance extends mask use as Greece says it is in second waveGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage 12.55am BST There are more than 20m known coronavirus infections worldwide, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, with 20,001,0019 currently confirmed. Cases worldwide have doubled in just six weeks, and have risen 200-fold since mid-March. Deaths have increased from more than 4,000 globally at the time of the WHO declaration to more than 730,000 now. 12.47am BST Brazil, with over 3m infections, is the next worst-affected country after the US. On Sunday, the country’s death toll climbed past 100,000.Asked about Brazil at a White House press briefing on Monday evening, Trump said, “I have a very good relationship with President Bolsonaro. And I hear he’s doing well. He’s recovering from Covid-19.” Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for the virus, which he calls a “little flu”. Continue reading…

Deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHO; US weekly deaths fall 16%; EU health agency calls for new lockdowns; Follow the latest updates

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There are more than 20m known coronavirus infections worldwide, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, with 20,001,0019 currently confirmed.

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Cases worldwide have doubled in just six weeks, and have risen 200-fold since mid-March. Deaths have increased from more than 4,000 globally at the time of the WHO declaration to more than 730,000 now.

12.47am BST

Brazil, with over 3m infections, is the next worst-affected country after the US. On Sunday, the country’s death toll climbed past 100,000.

Asked about Brazil at a White House press briefing on Monday evening, Trump said, “I have a very good relationship with President Bolsonaro. And I hear he’s doing well. He’s recovering from Covid-19.” Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for the virus, which he calls a “little flu”.

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