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US now leads the world in confirmed coronavirus cases

The United States now leads the world in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, The Associated Press reported Thursday, citing a running count by Johns Hopkins University.

The count shows that the number of people infected in the US topped 82,000 on Thursday. That’s just ahead of the 81,000 cases in China and 80,000 in Italy.

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