Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 edge closer to 30 million, 928,763 deaths and China expects vaccine by Nov.

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed closer to 30 million on Tuesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose to 928,763. At least 19.9 million people have recovered. The U.S. has the highest tallies in the world with 6.6 million cases and 194,536 deaths. Brazil has the second highest death toll at 132,006 and third highest case toll at 4.3 million. India is third with 80,776 deaths and second with 4.9 million cases. Mexico is fourth with 71,049 deaths and seventh with 671,716 cases. The U.K. has 41,726 deaths and 373,555 cases, the highest death toll in Europe and fifth-highest in the world. A Chinese health official said the Chinese public may have a vaccine by as early as November, the New York Times reported. China has five vaccine candidates in late-state clinical trials, and has approved two experimental vaccines under an emergency use program that is already being given to front line workers.
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