Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 35.5 million, 1.04 million deaths and U.S. death toll tops 210,000

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 35.5 million on Tuesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose to 1.04 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally at 7.5 million, and highest death toll at 210,195. President Donald Trump continued to draw criticism from doctors and health experts after he was released from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday and, upon his release, he told the nation, “Don’t be afraid of COVID.” Doctors note that COVID-19 remains a threat for the American public and that most Americans do not have access to the care granted to Trump, who has been given several experimental treatments, including a steroid that has shown efficacy in treating severely ill patients. Brazil has the second-highest death toll after the U.S. at 146,675, but third-highest case tally at 4.9 million. India is second to the U.S. by case tally at 6.7 million, and has the third-highest death toll at 103,569. Mexico is fourth with 81,877 deaths and ninth with 789,782 cases. The U.K. has 42,459 deaths and 518,222 cases, the highest death toll in Europe and fifth-highest in the world.
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