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PARIS (Reuters) - The number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections jumped over one million on Friday, making France the seventh country to reach that milestone. FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker performs an olfactory test to a patient at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing centre in Nice, France, October 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard. Over the past 24 hours, France registered a record 42,032 new cases, taking the total to 1,041,075, government data showed. The United States has 8.4 million cases, followed by India with 7.8 million, Brazil with 5.3 million, Russia with 1.5 million and Argentina and Spain with each just over one million. On Thursday, the daily case count rose above ... Full story

23 October