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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 Friday June 4, the total number of cases stood at 172,910,966
  • The United States on Thursday surpassed 3.42 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, Italy and the UK, with its total corona cases standing at 28,574,350
The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 172.9 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 3.71 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Friday morning, the total number of cases stood at 172,910,966 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 34,174,752 and 611,611 respectively, according to the CSSE.

India came in second place with 28,574,350 infections and 340,719 deaths.

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

The United States tops 34,174,752 coronavirus cases

The United States tops 34,174,752 coronavirus cases
Catherine Triomphe

The United States on Thursday recorded 34,174,752 novel coronavirus cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The pandemic has now claimed the lives of at least 611,611 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 28,574,350 mark on Thursday the Indian Health Ministry said.

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

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Brazil with more than 16,803,472 cases

Brazil with more than 16,803,472 cases
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Second, in the list of the worst affected countries, Brazil has more than 16.8 million confirmed cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The country has so far reported 16,803,472 total cases and 469,784 deaths due to coronavirus.

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France with 5.6 million coronavirus cases

France with 5.6 million coronavirus cases

France's novel coronavirus tally crossed the 5.6 million mark on Thursday with the death toll rising to 109,857 , according to John Hopkins University.

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Turkey reported 5.2 million coronavirus cases

Turkey reported 5.2 million coronavirus cases

Turkey has reported over 5.2 million total COVID-19 cases as of May21. The country's death toll due to coronavirus stands at 47,882

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Russia with more than 5 million cases

Russia with more than 5 million cases
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Russia reported more than 5,099,182 cases of coronavirus infections so far and 122,660 deaths.

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

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UK with 4,499,878 coronavirus cases

UK with 4,499,878 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 4,499,878, with over 127,812 deaths.

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Italy COVID-19 case rises to 4,225,163

Italy COVID-19 case rises to 4,225,163

Italy's total active infections stood at 4.2 million cases. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 126,342

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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Argentina has 3,884,447 coronavirus cases

Argentina has 3,884,447 coronavirus cases
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Argentina is now ninth in the line of worst-affected countries. There have been 3,884,447 confirmed cases in Spain, according to the John Hopkins tally.

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Germany now has 3,701,690 confirmed cases of coronavirus

Germany now has 3,701,690 confirmed cases of coronavirus

Germany is now tenth worst-affected countries. There have been 89,605 deaths of coronavirus in Germany, according to the John Hopkins tally.

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