Global Coronavirus Cases Top 40 Million as Europe Totals Surge

(Bloomberg) – Global coronavirus cases exceeded 40 million, with the pandemic showing no signs of slowing. Record numbers of infections are rolling across Europe while the U.S. and India are averaging more than 50,000 cases a day.

Millions of Europeans are facing tighter restrictions on movement, with London and Paris enforcing stricter curbs and Ireland preparing some of the region’s toughest measures.

China’s economic recovery accelerated, aided by aggressive virus containment that has allowed factories to quickly reopen.