The number of coronavirus cases reported to date in the United States topped 5 million on Sunday. This means that more than a million cases have been reported in the past 17 days alone.
The tally has doubled since late June, and now accounts for approximately a quarter of all cases reported worldwide.
More than 97,000 U.S. children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, according to data from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association
The United States leads the world with a quarter of all global infections. Brazil and India follow, with 3 million and 2.1 million reported infections, respectively.