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Governments Clamp Down as Coronavirus Infections Surge

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Governments Clamp Down as Coronavirus Infections Surge

The number of novel coronavirus infections surpassed 470,000 globally, nearly doubling in a week, as governments around the world threatened more punitive measures on individuals who flout lockdowns and social-distancing rules.

More than 21,000 people have died after contracting the pneumonia-causing virus, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Deaths have more than doubled from a week ago following big increases in fatalities in Italy and Spain. Globally, about a quarter of people sickened by the disease…

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