Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 38.2 million, 1.09 million deaths and U.S. death tolls nears 216,000

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 38.2 million on Wednesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose to 1.09 million. The U.S. has the highest case total at 7.9 million and deaths at 215,910. New cases in the Midwest and Mountain West are straining hospitals,the New York Times reported, with 16 states adding more new cases in the last seven days through Monday that in any other since the start of the pandemic.
Brazil has the second highest death toll at 150,998 and is third by cases at 5.1 million. India is second in cases with 7.2 million, and third in deaths at 110,586. Mexico has the fourth highest death toll at 84,420 and ninth highest case tally at 825,340. The U.K has 43,108 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world, and 637,708 cases.
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