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These are the 10 most-affected countries with the highest number of COVID-19 cases

These are the 10 most-affected countries with the highest number of COVID-19 cases
  • As of Tuesday (October27) morning, the total number of cases stood at 43,539,290.
  • The United States on Monday surpassed 8.7 million coronavirus cases, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.
  • India is now the second most corona-affected country as it surpassed Brazil, Russia, Peru and the UK, with its total corona cases standing at 7.9 million.
The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 43 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over1.16 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 43,539,290, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

The US accounted for the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 8,704,606 and 225,735 respectively, according to the CSSE.

India came in second place with 7,946,429 infections and 119,502 deaths.

These are the 10 most-affected countries with the highest number of COVID-19 cases:

The United States tops 8.7 million coronavirus cases

The United States tops 8.7 million coronavirus cases
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The United States on Tuesday surpassed 8,704,606 novel coronavirus cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The pandemic has now claimed the lives of at least 225,735 people in the United States, which leads the world in the number of confirmed infections.

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India is now the second worst-affected country by COVID-19

India is now the second worst-affected country by COVID-19
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India's novel Coronavirus tally crossed the 7.9 million mark on Tuesday with detection of less than 40,000 new cases in the last 24 hours, the Indian Health Ministry said.

The state of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh were among the five worst-affected states in India.

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Brazil with more than 5.4 million cases

Brazil with more than 5.4 million cases
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Third, in the list of the worst affected countries, Brazil has more than 5.4 million confirmed cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The country has so far reported 5,409,854 total cases and 157,397 deaths due to coronavirus.

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Russia with more than 1.5 million cases

Russia with more than 1.5 million cases
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Russia reported more than 1,537,142 cases of coronavirus infections so far and 26,409 deaths.

The country has the fourth-highest number of infections behind the United States, India and Brazil, but the number of new cases has seen a stellar rise every day in the past month.

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France with 1.2 million coronavirus cases

France with 1.2 million coronavirus cases

France's novel coronavirus tally crossed the 1.2 million mark on Tuesday with the death toll rising to 35,052, according to John Hopkins University.

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Argentina COVID-19 death toll rises to 29,301

Argentina COVID-19 death toll rises to 29,301

Argentina's total active infections stood at 1.1 million cases. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 29,301.

The country has seen a rapid surge in the numbers of coronavirus cases recently, with daily recorded deaths reaching new highs.

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Spain has 1 million coronavirus cases

Spain has 1 million coronavirus cases
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Spain is now seventh in the line of worst-affected countries. There have been more than 1 million confirmed cases and 35,031 deaths of coronavirus in Spain, according to the John Hopkins tally.

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Colombia reported 1 million coronavirus cases

Colombia reported 1 million coronavirus cases

Colombia has reported over 1 million total COVID-19 cases as of October 27. The country's death toll due to coronavirus stands at 30,348.

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UK with 897,740 coronavirus cases

UK with 897,740 coronavirus cases

The country has seen a sudden spike in the number of active cases. The total number of coronavirus cases in the UK stands at 897,740, with over 45 thousand deaths.

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Mexico now has 730,317 ​confirmed cases of coronavirus

Mexico now has 730,317 ​confirmed cases of coronavirus

Mexico is now sevennth in the line of worst-affected countries. There have been at least 730,317 confirmed cases and 76,430 deaths of coronavirus in Mexico, according to the John Hopkins tally.

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