Global Covid caseload tops 377.8 million

Global Covid caseload tops 377.8 million
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Amid an ongoing resurgence across the world, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 377.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.67 million and vaccinations to over 9.97 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Washington: Amid an ongoing resurgence across the world, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 377.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.67 million and vaccinations to over 9.97 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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 377,891,211 and 5,672,065, respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered has increased to 9,979,718,255.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 74,938,767 and 886,668, according to the CSSE.

The second worst hit country in terms of cases is India (41,302,440 infections and 495,050 deaths), followed by Brazil (25,360,647 infections and 627,150 deaths).

The other countries with over 5 million cases are France (19,266,496), the UK (16,582,263), Russia (11,547,333), Turkey (11,526,621), Italy (10,925,485), Spain (9,779,130), Germany (9,776,648), Argentina (8,335,184), Iran (6,344,179) and Colombia (5,871,977), the CSSE figures showed.

The nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Russia (323,452), Mexico (305,762), Peru (205,347), the UK (156,222), Italy (146,149), Indonesia (144,303), Colombia (134,079), Iran (132,424), France (131,937), Argentina (120,988)), Germany (117,734), Ukraine (106,793) and Poland (105,161).

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