Coronavirus cases top 1 million worldwide, researchers say
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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases topped 1 million worldwide Thursday, Johns Hopkins University researchers found.
As of Thursday afternoon, over 1,002,500 cases were recorded worldwide of COVID-19, with over 51,300 deaths.
It took a little over 4 months — 130 days — for cases globally to surpass 500,000. It took only seven days to add the next 500,000 to the count.
The U.S. recorded more cases than any other country with 234,462, as testing in the nation has ramped up “more than any other country in the world,” President Trump said last Friday. Three out of four Americans have been under orders to stay home to reduce the spread of the virus.
The U.S. had the third-highest number of deaths in the world with 5,607. …continued .
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