Global Coronavirus Cases Surpass 25 Million: Reuters tally​

A woman has her temperature checked before attending The Metropolitan Museum of Art on their first day open since closing due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

(Reuters) - Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, revealing steady growth in the pandemic as its epicentre shifts again.

India's daily new case numbers have surpassed those of the United States and Brazil, the two countries worst hit by the pandemic, for more than three weeks.

Around the world, there have been more than 840,000 deaths,  considered a lagging indicator given the two-week incubation period of the virus.