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Mumbai: An artist paints a wall graffiti of the 'Earth trapped in COVID-19 pandemic' in Mumbai on June 2, 2020. (Photo: IANS) by .
An artist paints a wall graffiti of the ‘Earth trapped in COVID-19 pandemic’ in Mumbai on June 2, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 23 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 8,03,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Sunday morning, the total number of cases stood at 2,31,30,345 and the fatalities rose to 8,03,397, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

The US accounted for the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 56,66,121 and 1,76,345, respectively, according to the CSSE.

Brazil came in second place with 35,82,362 infections and 1,14,250 deaths.

In terms of cases, India ranks third ( 30,44,940 ), and is followed by Russia (9,49,531), South Africa (6,07,045), Peru (5,76,067), Mexico (5,56,216), Colombia (5,22,138), Chile (3,95,708), Spain (3,86,054), Iran (3,56,792), Argentina (3,36,802), the UK (3,26,559), Saudi Arabia (3,06,370), Bangladesh (2,92,625), Pakistan (2,92,174), France (2,75,562), Italy (2,58,136), Turkey (2,57,032), Germany (2,33,861), Iraq (2,01,050), Philippines (1,87,249), Indonesia (1,51,498), Canada (1,26,560), Qatar (1,16,765), Bolivia (1,07,435), Ecuador (1,07,089), Ukraine (1,05,337), Kazakhstan (1,04,313) and Israel (1,01,933), the CSSE figures showed.

The other countries with over 10,000 deaths are the Mexico (60,254), India (56,706), UK (41,509), Italy (35,430), France (30,517), Spain (28,838), Peru (27,245), Iran (20,502), Russia (16,268), Colombia (16,568), South Africa (12,987) and Chile (10,792).

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