The number of coronavirus cases worldwide is rapidly approaching 12 million, with more than 546 000 known deaths worldwide, with about 25% of both cases and deaths in the US.
The virus set records across the U.S., with Texas’s daily cases, Arizona’s deaths and California’s hospitalizations hitting new highs. New Jersey’s transmission rate rose to the highest in about ten weeks.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive, escalating the crisis that’s engulfed Latin America’s largest economy. In an interview, the 65-year-old leader said he feels “perfectly well” and is being treated with hydroxychloroquine.