Global coronavirus cases top 20 million after doubling in 45 days

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The U.S. accounts for more than a quarter of the total and U.S., India and Brazil combine for more than half.
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Global Covid-19 cases hit 20 million
The global number of Covid-19 cases has reached 20 million, according to theJohns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Centre. The grim milestone wasreached in the early hours of Tuesday morning, UK time. The total number ofglobal coronavirus deaths stands at 733,103, according to experts at JohnsHopkins, the American university whose aggregated tally has become the mainreference for monitoring the disease.

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