U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surpass Five Million

U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surpass Five Million

  • Global infections near 20 million as some countries log record increases

The U.S. has surpassed five million confirmed cases of the coronavirus as some states saw sharp upticks while others showed signs that the spread of the virus was easing.

The U.S. continues to lead the world in number of confirmed cases, followed by Brazil with about three million cases and India with more than two million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Globally, the tally of coronavirus cases is closing in on 20 million….