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.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.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. 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.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.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.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.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.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. 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.