Global Covid-19 caseload tops 190 million: Johns Hopkins University

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 34,079,069 and 609,018, respectively, according to the CSSE.

By   |  Published: 19th Jul 2021  10:01 am
A man wearing a make-shift face mask passes by a mural urging people to wear face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Manila, the Philippines.

Washington: The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 190 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.08 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.61 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Monday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload, death toll and the total number of vaccine doses administered stood at 190,359,539, 4,088,092 and 3,619,607,690, respectively.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 34,079,069 and 609,018, respectively, according to the CSSE.

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 31,106,065 cases.

The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (19,376,574), France (5,929,929), Russia (5,884,593), Turkey (5,522,039), the UK (5,455,043), Argentina (4,756,378), Colombia (4,639,466), Italy (4,287,458), Spain (4,100,222), Germany (3,752,236) and Iran (3,523,263), the CSSE figures showed.

In terms of deaths, Brazil comes second with 542,214 fatalities.

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are India (413,609), Mexico (236,240), Peru (195,047), Russia (145,975), the UK (128,985), Italy (127,867), Colombia (116,307), France (111,662) and Argentina (101,549).


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