Coronavirus tally: Global cases top 37.5 million, India joins U.S. with more than 7 million cases

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 37.55 million on Monday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose to 1.08 million. There were 321,634 new cases globally in the past 24 hours and deaths increased by 4,477, according to the World Health Organization, with the U.S. recording 53,055 new cases and 575 deaths. The U.S. has the highest case total at 7,762,809 and deaths at 214,771, while India is second in cases with 7,120,538 and Brazil is second in deaths at 150,488, JHU data shows. President Trump tweeted over the weekend that he got the “complete sign off” from White House doctors, meaning he “can’t get it (immune) and can’t give it,” but Twitter flagged that tweet as “misleading and potentially harmful” related to COVID-19.
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