Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 51.5 million and U.S. counts more than a million in November to date

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 51.5 million on Wednesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose to 1.3 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally in the world at 10.3 million and highest death toll at 239,695 or about a fifth of the global totals. The U.S. counted another 139,855 cases on Tuesday, and at least 1,448 people died, according to a New York Times tracker. In the last week, the U.S. has averaged 123,315 cases a day, up 69% from the average two weeks ago and cases are rising in 49 states. The U.S. has added 1 million cases in the first 10 days of November, the AP reported.
Brazil has the second highest death toll at 162,802 and is third by cases at 5.7 million. India is second in cases with 8.6 million, and third in deaths at 127,571. Mexico has the fourth highest death toll at 95,482 and 10th highest case tally at 978,531. The U.K has 49,861 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world, and 1.2 million cases, or eighth highest in the world.
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