Coronavirus: Total confirmed cases reach 2 million worldwide

Yahoo News Staff

Here’s a recap of the global response to the coronavirus pandemic for Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

Over 2 million people worldwide have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, and more than 137,000 people have died.

The United States has had over 639,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and over 30,000 deaths, leading the world in both numbers.

President Trump's decision to halt funding to the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic prompted worldwide backlash.

Germany, Europe's largest economy, announced it would be extended its lockdown until May 3.

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