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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, cemetery workers place the coffin containing the remains of Jose de Arimateia, 65, who died from COVID-19 complications, into a niche at the municipal cemetery in Nova Iguacu, Brazil. The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders' resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and work. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
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The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow.

The World Health Organisation has warned as many as 2 million could die before an effective vaccine is available, while the actual number of deaths recorded so far could be much higher.

The death rate has increased in recent weeks as infections surge in several countries.

See the live numbers of cases, deaths and recoveries from nations around the world below.

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