A data from Johns Hopkins University has shown that the United States has passed the grim milestone of more than four million positive coronavirus cases with over 144,000 deaths recorded so far.
Meanwhile, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over what he tagged as untrue and unacceptable comments about the Organization.
Reacting to the allegations that the WHO has been bought by China, Ghebreyesus said such statements distracted the Organization from the pandemic response.
Earlier, Pompeo alleged that China had co-opted international institutions like the World Health Organization, WHO.
Globally, the total number of coronavirus cases has surpassed 15.3 million with more than 626,000 deaths.
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However, unemployment in the U.S. rose last week for the first time since late March as more than 1.4 million people applied for new unemployment claims, up from 1.3 million the previous week.