Coronavirus deaths pass 400,000, cases hit 7 million worldwide.

  • Since May 1, 5,610 deaths have been reported in Italy for a total of 33,846.
  • In the past few weeks, two nations in the Western Hemisphere — Brazil and Mexico — have had surging deaths and cases.
  • Mexico has soared into seventh place in one week, reporting 341 late Saturday after 625 Friday and a record 1,092 Wednesday. The nation’s deaths have nearly doubled from 7,179 to 13,511 in two weeks.
  • In one week, Brazil has moved into third place, rising from 28,834 to 35,957. Two weeks ago, the figure was 22,013. On Saturday, Brazil reported 910 more deaths and a record 1,492 Thursday. On Saturday, the South American nation reported 27,581 cases to total 673,587 after a record 31,890 cases Thursday for second place behind the United States.