Global coronavirus cases surpass 6mn, death toll tops 368,000


A health worker distributes face masks in the Santa Cruz neighbourhood of Medellin, Colombia. Photo: AFP Confirmed coronavirus cases in the world jumped past six million on Sunday as South America continued its battle against the pandemic. South American countries are bracing for difficult weeks ahead as the disease spreads rapidly across the region, even as much of the world exits lockdowns that have wrecked economies and stripped millions of their jobs.