Coronavirus: Global cases top 4 million

A doctor takes a nasal swab to be tested for the coronavirus in Dharmsala, India, Saturday, May 9, 2020. India relaxed some coronavirus lockdown restrictions on Monday even as the pace of infection picked up and reopenings drew crowds of people. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia) (Ashwini Bhatia/AP)
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A doctor takes a nasal swab to be tested for the coronavirus in Dharmsala, India, Saturday, May 9, 2020. India relaxed some coronavirus lockdown restrictions on Monday even as the pace of infection picked up and reopenings drew crowds of people. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia) (Ashwini Bhatia/AP)

Credit: Ashwini Bhatia/AP

Credit: Ashwini Bhatia/AP

The number of people infected with the coronavirus worldwide surpassed 4 million Saturday afternoon.

More than 227,000 people have died from the virus globally, according to Johns Hopkins tracking information.

There are more than 1.3 million confirmed cases and more than 78,000 deaths in the United States, CNN reported.

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