Global report: Covid cases pass 30m worldwide as Biden offers vaccine reality check

Global deaths nearing 1 million; Biden calls Trump virus response ‘close to criminal; Europe infection rates ‘alarming’

The number of coronavirus cases worldwide passed 30 million on Friday, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, as the World Health Organization said daily case numbers were growing at an “alarming rate” in Europe.

The global death toll stands at 943,203 people and is expected to pass 1 million by 1 October.

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