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Global coronavirus cases surpass 5 million, infections fast rising in Latin America

Reuters

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Modified 21 May 2020, 2:28 am

Global coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million on Wednesday, with Latin America overtaking the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily cases globally.

It represents a new phase in the virus’ spread, which initially peaked in China in February, before large-scale outbreaks followed in Europe and the United States.

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