The tracker from Johns Hopkins University has passed the 20 million cases milestone, taking seven weeks to double from 10 million. The single-most affected country is the US, with over five million cases. Globally, just under 750,000 have died of the virus.
“Global cases reached one million at the start of April. By 22 May, there were 5 million cases. That figure had doubled to 10 million cases by the end of June, and, seven weeks later, it had doubled again to 20 million infections.”
Johns Hopkins University:
Diagnosed COVID-19 cases top 20 million worldwide 3 days after crossing the 19 million mark, according to JHU. DIAGNOSED CASES 20 million (Aug 10) 19 million (Aug 7) 18 million (Aug 3) 17 million (July 30) 16 million (July 26) …1 million (April 2)