UK’s Johnson tests positive for virus, deaths soar in Spain

UK's Boris Johnson confirms coronavirus diagnosis on Twitter

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

In the United States, infections surged to top the world amid warnings that the pandemic might be accelerating in major urban areas like New York, Chicago, and Detroit. A record $2.2 trillion emergency package neared final approval Friday in Washingon to try to help millions of newly unemployed Americans. The situation in countries with even more fragile health care systems grew direr with Russia, Indonesia, and South Africa all passing the 1,000-infection mark. Spain announced a record number of deaths overnight and now has 4,858 fatalities.

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