Independent news has never been so important.

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Sign up for our Daily News Digest today! Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.

Coronavirus Pandemic Worsens as Global Infections Reach New Records

HeadlineJun 11, 2020

Coronavirus cases continue to surge in the Global South. The World Health Organization has urged Pakistan to reimpose a lockdown to curb the virus. This comes as India has reported nearly 10,000 new cases over the past 24 hours — a new daily high. Indonesia has reported record highs of new cases for the past two days. Meanwhile, in Brazil, restrictions on many cities are being lifted even as deaths continue to soar. In Brazil, the death toll is approaching 40,000. On Wednesday, the state of São Paulo registered 340 deaths — a new daily record. In Africa, the number of confirmed cases has topped 200,000.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Top