As of June 26th, 2020, the global number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has surpassed 10 million. This is a sobering milestone in the ongoing pandemic, and a stark reminder of the magnitude of the crisis.
The novel coronavirus has spread rapidly across the globe, with the United States, Brazil, and Russia leading the way in terms of total cases. In the US alone, over 2.5 million people have been infected, and more than 125,000 have died. Brazil has seen over 1.3 million cases, with over 57,000 deaths, while Russia has seen over 622,000 cases and over 9,000 deaths.
The number of cases is likely to continue to rise as the virus continues to spread. Health experts have warned that the pandemic is far from over, and that the number of cases could reach 20 million by the end of 2020.
The global death toll is also on the rise, with over 500,000 people having died from the virus. The number of deaths is expected to continue to rise as the virus spreads to more countries and more people become infected.
The pandemic has had a devastating effect on the global economy, with many countries entering into recession. Millions of people have lost their jobs, and the economic impact of the pandemic is expected to be felt for years to come.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the virus is still spreading rapidly and that the world is far from achieving herd immunity. The organization has urged countries to continue to take measures to contain the virus, including social distancing, wearing masks, and regular hand-washing.
The 10 million mark is a grim reminder of the severity of the pandemic. It is a stark reminder that the virus is still spreading, and that the world is far from achieving herd immunity. It is also a reminder of the devastating economic impact of the pandemic, and the need for countries to take measures to contain the virus.