The number of global coronavirus cases surpassed 2 million on Wednesday, according to a running tally by U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University.

The data showed the number of deaths reached 128,071, while the number of people who recovered stands at 500,996.

The U.S. remains the country with the most infections — over 609,600. It also has the highest number of deaths with more than 26,000.

Meanwhile, over 3.12 million coronavirus tests have been conducted so far in the U.S.

Italy has the second-highest death toll with more than 21,000, followed by Spain with over 18,500 deaths.

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