Coronavirus live updates: India’s cases top those of Italy; Brazil’s Bolsonaro threatens to pull out of WHO
As the global death toll of Covid-19 surpasses 390,000, the spread of the virus continues to accelerate in parts of Latin America and Eastern Europe, according to the World Health Organization.
Daily new confirmed cases are pushing new highs, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, with an all-time high of 130,400 new cases confirmed around the world on Wednesday.
Brazil is the second hardest hit country in terms of number of cases, with the third highest deaths in the world, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Despite that, Reuters reported that President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to pull out of the WHO.
In Asia, India’s cases surpassed those of Italy, making it the sixth hardest hit country by numbers of case, according to Hopkins data.
In the U.S., cases have been on a gradual rise since Memorial Day weekend, a CNBC analysis of Hopkins data shows. …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]