Global COVID-19 Cases Surpass 100 Million-Mark

New York: Global Covid-19 cases topped the 100 million mark on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

According to the data by the CSSE, the global case count reached 10,00,32,461 while 21,49,818 persons succumbed to deadly virus worldwide.

The US reported the most cases and deaths around the world, which stood at 2,53,62,794 and 4,23,010, respectively. India recorded 1,06,76,838 cases, ranking second in the world. Brazil followed with 88,71,393 cases and the world’s second-largest death toll of 217,664.

Countries with more than 2 million cases also include Russia, Britain, France, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Germany and Colombia.

The US remained the worst-hit nation, making up more than a quarter of the global cases, the data showed.