As of now the worldwide coronavirus caseload has surpassed 340.4 million, with over 5.57 million fatalities and over 9.73 billion immunizations, despite a continued resurgence throughout the world.
The University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) released its latest update on Friday morning, revealing that the current global caseload and death toll were 340,436,494 and 5,573,087, respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered had increased to 9,739,772,480.
According to the CSSE, the United States continues to be the worst-affected country, with 69,270,650 illnesses and 860,145 deaths. The second worst hit country in terms of cases is India (38,218,773 infections and 487,693 deaths), followed by Brazil (23,595,178 infections and 622,476 deaths).
The other countries with over 5 million cases are the UK (15,716,908), France (14,285,306), Russia (10,754,905), Turkey (10,736,215), Italy (9,418,256), Spain (8,834,363), Germany (8,397,340), Argentina (7,576,335) Iran (6,236,567) and Colombia (5,655,026), the CSSE figures showed.
The nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Russia (317,523), Mexico (302,112), Peru (203,750), the UK (153,708), Indonesia (144,199), Italy (142,590), Iran (132,152), Colombia (131,627), France (129,105), Argentina (118,809), Germany (116,372), Ukraine (105,380) and Poland (103,378).