Global Covid caseload tops 425.7 mn


The global coronavirus caseload has topped 425.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.89 million and vaccinations to over 10.38 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University…reports Asian Lite News

In its latest update on Tuesday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and the death toll stood at 425,769,997 and 5,893,821, respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered has increased to 10,387,202,367.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 78,526,236 and 935,951, according to the CSSE.

The second worst hit country in terms of cases is India (42,838,524 infections and 512,109 deaths), followed by Brazil (28,258,458 infections and 644,918 deaths).

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The other countries with over 5 million cases are France (22,456,545), the UK (18,785,333), Russia (15,297,628), Germany (13,715,145), Turkey (13,589,511), Italy (12,494,459), Spain (10,858,000), Argentina (8,838,674), Iran (6,961,562), the Netherlands (6,207,944), Colombia (6,047,042), Poland (5,521,766), Mexico (5,413,425) and Indonesia (5,197,505), the CSSE figures showed.

The nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Russia (339,319), Mexico (315,688), Peru (209,468), the UK (161,179), Italy (153,190), Indonesia (146,365), Colombia (138,106), France (137,619), Iran (135,276), Argentina (125,451), Germany (121,344), Ukraine (111,561) and Poland (109,833).