Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 34.3 million, 1.02 million deaths and U.S. death toll tops 207,000

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 34.3 million on Friday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose to 1.02 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally at 7.3 million, and highest death toll at 207,808. President Donald Trump and Melania Trump have joined the case tally, after Trump said they have tested positive and will isolate together. Brazil has the second-highest death toll at 144,680, but third-highest case tally at 4.8 million. India is second to the U.S. by case tally at 6.4 million, and has the third-highest death toll at 99,773. Mexico is fourth with 78,078 deaths and seventh with 748,315 cases. The U.K. has 42,292 deaths and 462,775 cases, the highest death toll in Europe and fifth-highest in the world.
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