Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 near 51 million, U.S. counts another 130,000 cases in one day

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 50.9 million on Tuesday, 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 10.1 million and highest death toll at 238,251 or about a fifth of the global totals. The U.S. counted another 130,553 cases on Monday, and at least 745 people died, according to a New York Times tracker. In the last week, the U.S. has averaged 116,448 cases a day, up 64% from the average two weeks ago and cases are rising in 47 states.
Brazil has the second highest death toll at 162,628 and is third by cases at 5.7 million. India is second in cases with 8.6 million, and third in deaths at 127,059. Mexico has the fourth highest death toll at 95,027 and 10th highest case tally at 967,825 The U.K has 49,329 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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