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WorldGlobal Covid-19 caseload tops 206 million: Johns Hopkins University

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 206 million: Johns Hopkins University

Published: 14th Aug 2021 9:15 am

Washington: The global coronavirus caseload has topped 206 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.34 million and vaccinations soared to over 4.61 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

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In its latest update on Saturday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload, death toll and vaccination tally stood at 206,196,367, 4,344,715 and 4,610,658,306 , respectively.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 36,592,398 and 621,005, respectively, according to the CSSE.

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 32,117,826 cases.

The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (20,319,000), France (6,471,262), Russia (6,468,890), the UK (6,241,443), Turkey (6,039,827), Argentina (5,074,725), Colombia (4,860,622), Spain (4,693,540), Italy (4,427,827), Iran (4,359,385), Germany (3,819,876), Indonesia (3,804,943) and Mexico (3,068,329), the CSSE figures showed.

In terms of deaths, Brazil comes second with 567,862 fatalities.

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are India (430,254), Mexico (247,414), Peru (197,279), Russia (165,996), the UK (131,116), Italy (128,379), Colombia (123,221), Indonesia (115,096), France (112,705) and Argentina (108,815).

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