Global Covid-19 Cases Rise to 127.2 Million; Deaths Top 2.7 Million

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    Covid-19 infections rose for two straight weeks in the U.S., the first such increase since January, as states ease restrictions. For the seven days ending Sunday, cases rose 17% from the prior week to about 444,000, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg.

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky has said she is “deeply concerned” about the changing trajectory.

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