Global coronavirus cases pass 40 million mark as infection rates rebound in the US and Europe

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    Worldwide coronavirus cases surpassed 40 million on October 19, 2020 as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a resurgence in the spread of the Covid-19. Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com

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