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The number of new Covid-19 infections around the world continues to grow, passing the grim milestone of 40 million on Monday morning as much of Europe and the U.S. struggle to contain a new surge in infections, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. There have been over 40 million Covid-19 cases around the world getty. KEY FACTS. The U.S. leads the world with over 8 million confirmed cases, with nearly 220,000 deaths. India and Brazil have also been hit hard by the novel coronavirus, with 7.6 million and 5.2 million cases and around 150,000 and 115,000 deaths respectively. It took just one month for cases around the world to swell from 30 million to 40 million. KEY FACTS:. This num... Full story

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