Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Covid-19: Global coronavirus cases pass 50 million

Countries have imposed a number of measures as they try to curb the spread of the virus. Reuters

BBC News

The total of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged past 50 million following record numbers of new cases in several countries.

More than 1.25 million people have now died after contracting the virus, according to Johns Hopkins university.

But the numbers are thought to be higher because of insufficient testing in many countries.

A second wave of the virus has accounted for a quarter of all cases, Reuters reported.  Read more >>