Global coronavirus cases cross 39 million

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More than 39.07 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and over 1.09 million have died, according to a Reuters tally published on Saturday.

With 217,734 deaths and over 8 million confirmed cases, the United States tops the list of twenty countries with the highest recorded infections and deaths in the world, followed by India, Brazil and Russia.

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

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