In this week’s Global COVID-19 Wrap, SABC News captures highlights from the African continent, Europe, Asia, and the Americas – as the number of confirmed infections worldwide rises. It’s currently at over 6.7 million with more than 3.2 million recoveries and deaths well over 395 000.

As of 4 June, South Africa’s confirmed cases are at 40 792. Deaths have risen to 848.

On the rest of the continent, 52 African Union Member States have so far reported 173 933 cases, 4 807 deaths and 77 462 recoveries.

Below are highlights of COVID-19 stories making headlines across the world: