Girls wearing face shields wait for their parents before entering a zoo on the outskirts of Quito, Ecuador on Wednesday. Photo: APGirls wearing face shields wait for their parents before entering a zoo on the outskirts of Quito, Ecuador on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Girls wearing face shields wait for their parents before entering a zoo on the outskirts of Quito, Ecuador on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Worldwide coronavirus cases top 12 million

  • Infections took 149 days to hit six million, but only 39 days to double to current figure
  • US total has passed 3 million, and accounts for more than quarter of global cases
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Girls wearing face shields wait for their parents before entering a zoo on the outskirts of Quito, Ecuador on Wednesday. Photo: APGirls wearing face shields wait for their parents before entering a zoo on the outskirts of Quito, Ecuador on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Girls wearing face shields wait for their parents before entering a zoo on the outskirts of Quito, Ecuador on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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