Doctors and nurses wearing personal protective gear look after a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in India this week. Photo: AFPDoctors and nurses wearing personal protective gear look after a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in India this week. Photo: AFP
Doctors and nurses wearing personal protective gear look after a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in India this week. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: worldwide infections hit 14 million, surging by 1 million in under 100 hours

  • It took three months for the first 1 million cases to be recorded, but has taken just four days for the global tally to increase by that much again
  • The number of cases globally is around triple that of severe influenza illnesses recorded annually, according to the World Health Organisation

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Doctors and nurses wearing personal protective gear look after a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in India this week. Photo: AFPDoctors and nurses wearing personal protective gear look after a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in India this week. Photo: AFP
Doctors and nurses wearing personal protective gear look after a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in India this week. Photo: AFP
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