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United States first country worldwide to report more than 10 million COVID infections

The United States has become the first country worldwide to report more than 10 million COVID-19 infections, according the Reuters news agency. The development on Sunday came as global coronavirus cases exceeded 50 million.

In the past 10 days, the United states has reported about a million cases, the highest rate of infections since the nation reported its first novel coronavirus case in Washington state 293 days ago.

A record 1,31,420 COVID cases were lodged on Saturday and the daily count has crossed 1,00,000 four times in the past seven days, according to Reuters’ data.

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