Coronavirus infections jump by more than a million in less than two weeks
As U.S. states and countries across the world seek to rejuvenate their economies, coronavirus infections continue to spread, with more than a million infections reported world-wide in less than two weeks.
Globally, there have been more than 5.1 million recorded cases of the virus, up from 3.85 million two weeks ago, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, and more than 333,000 deaths.
In the U.S., there have been nearly 1.58 million confirmed infections. The death toll passed 94,700, including 1,222 deaths recorded between 8 p.m. Wednesday and the same time Thursday, a Wall Street Journal analysis of Johns Hopkins data showed.