Global coronavirus cases have hit 40 million, doubling since 10 August
- Worldwide coronavirus cases hit 40 million on Monday.
- Large parts of the world is entering a second wave of the virus, and governments are scrambling to institute new lockdown measures.
- The US, India, and Brazil remain the hardest-hit countries with a combined nearly 21 million cases.
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Global coronavirus cases reached 40 million on Monday, as much of the world heads into a new wave of the outbreak.
Monday's landmark figure marks a doubling of worldwide coronavirus cases since August 10, and comes three days after global cases rose by a record 400,000 in one day, according to Reuters.
The United States, India, and Brazil have the most cases in the world, with a combined nearly 21 million cases.
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