Coronavirus tally: Global cases near 22 million, deaths approach 775,000

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 21.9 million on Tuesday, with the death toll rising to 774,682, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. is the leader by far in cases at 5.44 million and in deaths with 170,559, according to New York Times data. On Monday, there were 40,022 new cases, down from 42,303 on Sunday, while daily deaths increased to 542 from 516. Among U.S. states, Texas had the most new cases on the day with 5,716, while California was second at 5,542 new cases, according to JHU data. Outside of the U.S, Brazil is second in both cases and deaths with 3.36 million cases and 108,536 deaths. India is third in cases with 2.70 million and Mexico is third in deaths at 57,023.
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