(Reuters) – While warmer weather typically ends the annual flu season in temperate zones, climate alone has not stopped the COVID-19 pandemic from sweeping any part of the globe. In fact, outbreaks in hot and sunny Brazil and Egypt are growing.
DEATHS AND INFECTIONS
* Nearly 7.40 million people have been reported infected with the novel coronavirus globally and 416,154 have died, a Reuters tally showed as of 0736 GMT on Thursday.
* For an interactive graphic tracking the global spread, open https://tmsnrt.rs/3aIRuz7 in an external browser.
* For a U.S.-focused tracker with state-by-state and county map, open https://tmsnrt.rs/2w7hX9T in