Indiana coronavirus updates: World surpasses 7 million cases, 400K deaths – Health News
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR/TEGNA/AP) — Monday’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic.
World reaches 7 million virus cases, 400,000 deaths
The confirmed global death toll from the COVID-19 virus surpassed 400,000 fatalities Monday, shortly after the government of Brazil broke with standard public health protocols by ceasing to publish updates of the number of deaths and infections in the hard-hit South American country.
Worldwide, more than 7 million people have been infected by the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University, whose aggregated tally has become the main worldwide reference for monitoring the disease. Its running counter says United States leads the world with more than 110,000 confirmed virus-related deaths. Europe as a whole has recorded more than 175,000 since the virus emerged in China late last year.