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US records 2600 new coronavirus cases each hour as pandemic accelerates – Sydney Morning Herald

The total number of coronavirus cases reported in the US has passed 4 million, reflecting a rapid acceleration of infections detected across the country.

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Of the 20 countries with the biggest outbreak, the US ranks second for cases per capita, at 120 infections per 10,000 people, only exceeded by Chile.
Globally, the rate of new infections shows no sign of slowing, with the disease accelerating the fastest in the United States and South America, according to the Reuters tally, based on official reports.
Brazil registered a new daily record for confirmed coronavirus cases on Wednesday, pushing the total confirmed cases across Latin America past 4…

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