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Global COVID-19 cases hit 1.14 million as Spain’s death toll falls for third day in a row

The recorded cases arising from the spread of the deadly COVID-19 has reached 1, 140, 129 cases worldwide with 236, 229 victims fully recovering from the pandemic.

A total of 61, 174 deaths have already been recorded globally with casualties in the United States numbering up to 7,159.

As the death toll continues to increase, state leaders in the US say they still don’t have enough tests to get a clear picture of infections. “Everything about the tests are very difficult to come by, and there’s no federal plan for this, so every state is on their own,” Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker said.

“As I’ve said, it’s the Wild West out here.” At least 278,458 people in the United States have become infected and 7,159 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University’s running case count.

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Meanwhile, the death toll in Spain has continued to slow down for a third straight day as the European nation reported 674 deaths compared to 809 recorded a day earlier by health authorities.

Also, South Sudan reported its first coronavirus case, one of the last African nations to confirm the presence of COVID-19 within its borders.

“South Sudan confirms one case of coronavirus,” Riek Machar, the country’s first vice president, told a press conference in the capital, Juba.

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