Military police officer Everaldo Pinto, dressed as Captain America, advises children on the need to protect themselves against Covid-19, in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. Photo: AP Military police officer Everaldo Pinto, dressed as Captain America, advises children on the need to protect themselves against Covid-19, in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. Photo: AP
Military police officer Everaldo Pinto, dressed as Captain America, advises children on the need to protect themselves against Covid-19, in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. Photo: AP

Global Covid-19 cases hit weekly record, topping 5.2 million

  • India and Brazil in particular shouldering surging caseloads
  • Record tally comes days after world surpassed 3 million deaths

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Military police officer Everaldo Pinto, dressed as Captain America, advises children on the need to protect themselves against Covid-19, in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. Photo: AP Military police officer Everaldo Pinto, dressed as Captain America, advises children on the need to protect themselves against Covid-19, in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. Photo: AP
Military police officer Everaldo Pinto, dressed as Captain America, advises children on the need to protect themselves against Covid-19, in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. Photo: AP
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