Coronavirus cases worldwide top 10 million, near half a million deaths

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A man wearing a PPE mask passes a mural on the side of a building in midtown New York City June 26, 2020.

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 10 million Sunday, with the U.S. leading the way, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. 

A quarter of the cases are in the U.S., followed by Brazil, Russia and India. The disease’s global death count is closing in on half a million, at 499,124, according to JHU’s latest figures, again led by the U.S. 

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