Updated 5:48 a.m. ET, May 30, 2020
- The numbers: More than 5.9 million cases of Covid-19 have been reported worldwide, as well as at least 365,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.
- South America cases rise: Brazil recorded its highest daily increase yet, while Peru announced 6,500 new cases. Brazil's 27,878 coronavirus deaths are the fifth highest of any country, leapfrogging Spain.
- US withdraws from WHO: President Donald Trump announced that the US would pull out of the World Health Organization after criticizing the group's response to the coronavirus pandemic and relationship with China.