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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
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  • As of Monday morning, July 6, the global tally stood at 11,450,247, while the death toll increased to 534,273.
  • The United States on Sunday surpassed 2,888,730 novel coronavirus cases, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.
  • India is now the third most corona-affected country as it surpassed Russia, Spain and the UK, with its total corona cases standing at 697,413.
In a new grim milestone, the global number of COVID-19 cases has neared the 11.5 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 534,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.

As of Monday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 11,450,247, while the death toll increased to 534,273, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

The United States tops 2,888,730 coronavirus cases

The United States tops 2,888,730 coronavirus cases
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The United States on Sunday surpassed 2,888,730 novel coronavirus cases, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

The pandemic has now claimed the lives of at least 129,947 people in the United States, which leads the world in the number of confirmed infections.

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Brazil with more than 1,603,055 cases

Brazil with more than 1,603,055 cases
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Second in the list of the worst affected countries, Brazil has 1,603,055 confirmed cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The country has so far reported 64,867 deaths due to coronavirus. The country has the highest positivity rate of 36.68%.

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India becomes third worst-affected country by COVID-19

India becomes third worst-affected country by COVID-19
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India is now the third most corona-affected country as it surpassed Russia, Spain and the UK, with its total corona cases standing at 697,413. More than 19,693 have died due to the infection.

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Russia with more than 680,283 cases

Russia with more than 680,283 cases
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Russia reported more than 680,283 cases of coronavirus infections so far and 10,145 deaths.

The country has the third-highest number of infections behind the United States and Brazil, but the number of new cases has fallen below 10,000 for the last subsequent nine days.

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Peru with 302,718 coronavirus cases

Peru with 302,718 coronavirus cases

The Peruvian Health Ministry reported 302,718 COVID-19 cases on July 6. Lima region in Peru continues to be the worst affected with the highest number of COVID-19 cases. The death toll stands at 10,589.

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Chile with 295,532 coronavirus cases

Chile with 295,532 coronavirus cases
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Chile is now sixth in the line of worst-affected countries. There have been at least 295,532 confirmed cases and 6,308 deaths of coronavirus in Chile, according to the John Hopkins tally.

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UK with 286,931 coronavirus cases

UK with 286,931 coronavirus cases
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The UK’s total COVID-19 death toll now stands at 44,305, which reflects no new deaths announced in both Scotland and Northern Ireland for a second consecutive day. However, the country has 286,931 confirmed cases.

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Mexico now has 256,848​confirmed cases of coronavirus

Mexico now has 256,848​confirmed cases of coronavirus

Mexico is now eighth in the line of worst-affected countries. There have been at least 256,848confirmed cases and 30,639 deaths of coronavirus in Mexico, according to the John Hopkins tally.

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Spain with 250,545 coronavirus cases

Spain with 250,545 coronavirus cases
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Spain is now ninth in the line of worst-affected countries. There have been at least 250,545confirmed cases and 28,385 deaths of coronavirus in Spain, according to the John Hopkins tally.

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Italy’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 34,861

Italy’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 34,861
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Italy’s total active infections stood at 241,611. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 34,861.

The pandemic began in late February in northern Italy. As it slowed down visibly in recent weeks, Italy further eased the 10-week lockdown.

From June 3, people in Italy were allowed to move freely within the country. Travel restrictions were also eased the same day, so travellers from European Union and passport-free Schengen-area countries, as well as the UK, Andorra, and Monaco, can visit Italy without subjecting to quarantine.

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COVID-19IndiaCases: 793kDeaths: 21.6kRecovered: 495k
COVID-19WorldCases: 11.87MDeaths: 545kRecovered: 6.71M
COVID-19USACases: 2.97MDeaths: 130kRecovered: 969k