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Global Covid-19 cases top 32 million

There are now 32,048,333 cases of Covid-19 reported around the world and 979,454 deaths.

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Global Covid-19 cases surpassed 32 million on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reports.

According to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, the global case count reached 32,048,333, with a total of 979,454 deaths worldwide as of 3.23pm local time (1923 GMT).

The US reported the most cases and deaths around the world, at 6,962,333 and 202,467, respectively. India recorded 5,732,518 cases, just shy of the US caseload. Brazil followed India with 4,624,268 cases and 138,974 deaths, the world’s second-largest death toll.

Countries with more than 700,000 cases include Russia, Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Spain, while other countries with over 35,000 deaths include India, Mexico, Britain and Italy.

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