COVID-19 Deaths Near 1 Million As Outbreaks Worsen In US, Europe: Live Updates
Sun, 09/27/2020 – 10:55
COVID-19 deaths near 1 million
Global cases hit 32.8 million
France, Italy oppose new lockdowns
Deaths climb in Iran
Moscow cases hit 4 month high
Dr. Fauci says therapeutics could be “bridge” to COVID-19 vaccine
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US cases continued to accelerate over the weekend, with cases climbing 0.7% on Saturday, in line with the recent increase in the 7-day average. The pace of deaths slowed, however, with the US seeing only 740 new deaths yesterday, snapping a 4-day streak of 900+ deaths.
However, global numbers are more important right now. Countries around the world reported just 277,937 new cases on Saturday, down from a peak a few days ago.
This brought the total to 32.8 million. Another 5,279 deaths were…