CORONAVIRUS CASES EXCEED 10 MILLION WORLDWIDE

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world hit more than 10 million on Sunday, with over 500,000 confirmed deaths, the Associated Press reports. 

The grim milestone comes as the U.S. continues to see a spike in cases, especially in states like California, Florida, Texas, and Arizona. 

Though the United States currently stands at over 2.5 million cases, the CDC believes that as many as 20 million Americans may have already been infected.

The spike in cases in the U.S could be attributed to hastily drawn up reopening plans. States like Texas and Los Angeles have recently pulled back, as California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered bars to close in Los Angeles County on Sunday. 

That same day, a graph circulated online, illustrating the country’s failure to contain the virus.

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