Coronavirus tally: U.S. cases top 6.8 million, as death toll nears 200,000

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The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 31.8 million on Monday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose to 961,273. The The U.S. continued to lead the world with 6.8 million cases and 199,513 deaths. Brazil has the second highest death toll at 136,895 and third highest case tally at 4.5 million. India is third with 87,882 deaths and second with 5.5 million cases. Mexico is fourth with 73,493 deaths and seventh with 697,663 cases. The U.K. has 41,866 deaths and 396,744 cases, the highest death toll in Europe and fifth-highest in the world.
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