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    New coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 100,000 on Wednesday for the first time in the pandemic.
    All countries
    141,932,802
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 18, 2021 9:17 pm
    Italy
    3,870,131
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 18, 2021 9:17 pm
    Spain
    3,407,283
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 18, 2021 9:17 pm
    Iran
    2,237,089
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 18, 2021 9:17 pm
    Germany
    3,151,030
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 18, 2021 9:17 pm

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