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Nov. 5, 2020, 6:03 a.m. EST

Coronavirus tally: Global cases top 48 million and U.S. sets record one-day case tally of more than 100,000

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By Ciara Linnane

The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 48 million on Thursday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University , while the death toll rose above 1.2 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally in the world at 9.5 million and highest death toll at 233,734, or about a fifth of the global totals. The U.S. counted a record 107,000 cases on Wednesday, according to a New York Times tracker, the most since the start of the outbreak. Colorado, Indiana, Maine, Minnesota and Nebraska set one-day cords, while cases continued to rise in the Mountain West and Northeast, which is seeing another surge in cases as winter sets in. Brazil has the second highest death toll at 161,106 and is third by cases at 5.6 million. India is second in cases with 8.4 million, and third in deaths at 123,315. Mexico has the fourth highest death toll at 93,228 and 10th highest case tally at 943,630 The U.K has 47,832 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world, and 1.1 million cases, or ninth highest in the world.

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