PHOTOS: COVID-19 caseloads surge in US, around the world

In the U.S., the pace of the economic recovery has slowed, COVID-19 caseloads are spiraling and the daily death toll is equaling records.
Countries around the world are dealing with the same issues. Turkey has been averaging about 30,000 coronavirus cases each day, Italy recorded another 814 coronavirus deaths on Friday and hospitals are filling up in Mexico.
There is a light at the end of the tunnel: the COVID-19 vaccine.
Here are a collection of images from around the virus-stricken world taken by Associated Press photographers.