US surpasses 10 million coronavirus cases: Johns Hopkins

AFP , Monday 9 Nov 2020

The announcement came the same day that Pfizer and BioNTech said their vaccine showed 90 percent effectiveness

The United States recorded its 10 millionth case of the coronavirus Monday, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University, the same day that Pfizer and BioNTech announced their vaccine showed 90 percent effectiveness.

Shortly before 1400 GMT Monday the tracker by the Baltimore-based university showed 10,018,278 cases recorded in the US since the pandemic began, and 237,742 deaths. Both are the highest tolls in absolute terms in the world.

 

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