Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 40.4 million, 1.1 million deaths and U.S. death toll tops 220,000

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 40.4 million on Tuesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose above 1.1 million. The U.S. has the highest case total at 8.2 million and deaths at 220,133. President Donald Trump on Monday called Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases and considered the nation’s leading infectious-disease expert, a “disaster” on a campaign call and on Twitter and said, “People are tired of hearing Fauci and all these idiots.”
Brazil has the second highest death toll at 154,176 and is third by cases at 5.3 million. India is second in cases with 7.6 million, and third in deaths at 15,197. Mexico has the fourth highest death toll at 86,338 and ninth highest case tally at 854,926. The U.K has 43,816 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world, and 744,122 cases.
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