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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 (September 28) morning, the total number of cases stood at 33,082,994.
  • The United States on Sunday surpassed 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 6,074,702.
The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 33 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 997,799, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Monday morning, the total number of cases stood at 33,082,994, 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 7,115,338 and 204,758 respectively, according to the CSSE.

India came in second place with 6,074,702 infections and 95,542 deaths.

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

The United States tops 7 million coronavirus cases

The United States tops 7 million coronavirus cases
Catherine Triomphe

The United States on Sunday surpassed 7,115,338 novel coronavirus cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The pandemic has now claimed the lives of at least 204,758 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 6 million mark on Monday with detection of 82,170new 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 4 million cases

Brazil with more than 4 million cases
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Third, in the list of the worst affected countries, Brazil has more than 4 million confirmed cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The country has so far reported 4,732,309 total cases and 141,741 deaths due to coronavirus.

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Russia with more than 1 million cases

Russia with more than 1 million cases
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Russia reported more than 1,146,273 cases of coronavirus infections so far and 20,239 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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Colombia with 813,056 coronavirus cases

Colombia with 813,056 coronavirus cases

Colombia's novel coronavirus tally crossed the 8-lakh mark on Sunday with the death toll rising to 25,488, according to John Hopkins University.

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Peru reported 800,142 coronavirus cases

Peru reported 800,142 coronavirus cases

The Peruvian Health Ministry reported 800,142 total COVID-19 cases as of September 27. After a brief fall in July, Peru recorded steady growth in the number of daily cases.

The country's death toll due to coronavirus stands at 32,142.

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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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Spain has 716,481 coronavirus cases

Spain has 716,481 coronavirus cases
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Spain is now eighth in the line of worst-affected countries. There have been at least 716,481confirmed cases and 31,232 deaths of coronavirus in Spain, according to the John Hopkins tally.

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Argentina COVID-19 death toll rises to 15,749

Argentina COVID-19 death toll rises to 15,749

Argentina's total active infections stood at 711,325. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 15,749.

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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South Africa reported 670,766 coronavirus cases

South Africa reported 670,766 coronavirus cases
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As of September 27, South Africa has a total of 670,766 confirmed coronavirus cases and 16,398deaths.

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