The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is expected to soon go beyond 1 million globally. Currently, it stands at 950,430 with 48,276 deaths and 202,627 recoveries. The US now has 215,344 cases with 5,112 deaths. Cases in Spain (110,238) have now nearly equaled that in Italy (110,574). Director of WHO said he was ’deeply concerned about the rapid escalation and global spread of infection’.