Global Covid Caseload Tops 470.6 Mn


Washington: The global COVID caseload has topped 470.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 6.07 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

Similarly, the vaccinations have reached to over 10.79 billion.

In its latest update on Monday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and the death toll stood at 470,646,813 and 6,077,482, respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered has increased to 10,795,324,448.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 79,728,165 and 971,162, according to the CSSE.

The second worst hit country in terms of cases is India (43,007,841 infections and 516,479 deaths), followed by Brazil (29,637,814 infections and 657,495 deaths).

The other countries with over 10 million cases are France (24,323,239), the UK (20,243,940), Germany (18,730,442), Russia (17,327,694), Turkey (14,693,917), Italy (13,861,743) and Spain (11,324,637), the CSSE figures showed.

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