Global cases top 55.5 million

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The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 55.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.3 million according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Wednesday morning, the total caseload and death toll stood at 55,578,685 and 1,337,559, respectively, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.