Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 90 million and U.S. death toll above 374,000

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 90 million on Monday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose above 1.9 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally in the world at 22.4 million and the highest death toll at 374,341, or more than a fifth of the global total. The U.S. added at least 208,338 new cases on Sundayaccording to a New York Times tracker , and counted at least 1,777 deaths, numbers that are likely underreported given reduced staffing at weekends. On Friday, the U.S. set a record of more than 300,000 new cases in a single day. In the last week, the U.S. has averaged 254,866 cases a day, numbers that experts had warned would materialize if Americans traveled in large numbers during the recent holiday season.
Brazil has the second highest death toll at 203,100 and is third by cases at 8.1 million. India is second worldwide in cases with 10.5 million, and third in deaths at 151,160. Mexico has the fourth highest death toll at 133,706 and 13th highest case tally at 1.5 million. The U.K. has 3 million cases and 81,567 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world.
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