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U.S. tops 9 mil. COVID-19 cases since pandemic began
Updated: 2020-10-31 12:19:39 KST
The United States has topped over nine million COVID-19 cases.
With such an upward trend, reaching ten million now seems to be just a matter of time.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the country added one million new cases just two weeks after it hit eight million cases.
This is the fastest the country has reported one million new cases since the pandemic began.
The U.S. has the largest number of coronavirus cases in the world, followed by India, Brazil, Russia, and France.
After confirming over 50-thousand cases daily, France has imposed a national lockdown.
Germany and the UK have adopted partial lockdowns to control the number of new virus cases.
Reporter : damikim@arirang.com