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COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic on 26 May

People wearing face masks use their phones while sitting inside a shopping mall amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan - RC24WG9BJZBK

Social distancing measures on display at a shopping mall in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. Image: REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

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According to tracking by the Johns Hopkins University, the total number of people infected with the coronavirus has now surpassed 5 million. As of May 22, 2020, the cumulative number of cases in the United States has reached 1.6 million - making it by far the most affected country in terms of total cases.
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