Updated 8:45 a.m. ET, September 1, 2020
- More than 6 million cases of coronavirus have been reported in the US, and more than183,000 people have died.
- Three vaccines are now in phase three trials in the US. British drugmaker AstraZeneca announced Monday its vaccine candidate had entered this phase.
- India's infection rate has increased exponentially in recent weeks. It took almost six months for the country to record 1 million cases, another three weeks to hit 2 million, and only 16 more days to hit 3 million.