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    Nations Continue to Fight COVID-19 Crisis as Over 2.5 Million People Infected Globally (239)
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    The United States leads the world in the number of reported COVID-19 deaths and confirmed cases. There are more than 3.6 million COVID-19 cases worldwide and more than 253,000 deaths, according to the data.

    The death toll in the United States from COVID-19 has surpassed 70,000, with the number of cases exceeding 1.19 million, Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center data showed on Tuesday.

    Health officials in the country have documented 70,115 fatalities and 1,192,119 cases overall, according to the data.

    Globally, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases stands at more than 3.6 million, with over 253,000 deaths, Johns Hopkins University's dashboard shows.

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    Nations Continue to Fight COVID-19 Crisis as Over 2.5 Million People Infected Globally (239)
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