Updated 5:50 a.m. ET, May 12, 2020
- The numbers: More than 4.1 million cases of Covid-19 have been recorded worldwide, including at least 286,000 deaths.
- New surge: Countries including Germany and South Korea have reported spikes in infections following an easing of coronavirus restrictions.
- Wuhan on alert: The Chinese city at ground zero for the pandemic will conduct testing for all citizens after six local transmissions were found this week.
- In the US: The death toll has surpassed 80,000. The federal government is allocating $11 billion to states for "the sole support of testing."