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Global nCoV cases nearing 33 mln

Global nCoV cases nearing 33 mln

Washington, Sep 28 (UNI) The number of global novel coronavirus cases was nearing the 33 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 9,96,000 on Monday, Johns Hopkins University said.
The total number of cases stood at 32,977,556 and the fatalities rose to 996,674, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The US is the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 7,113,666 and 204,750, respectively, according to the CSSE.
India comes in the second place in terms of cases at 5,992,532, while the country's death toll soared to 94,503.
The other countries with the cases are Brazil (4,717,991), Russia (1,146,273, Colombia (813,056) and Peru (800,142) the CSSE figures showed.
Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 141,741.
The countries with a death toll above 20,000 are Mexico (76,430), UK (42,077), Italy (35,835), Peru (32,142), France (31,675) and Spain (31,232).
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