Worldwide Covid caseload tops 357.9 million
Worldwide Covid caseload tops 357.9 million

Recently released data by Johns Hopkins University, the worldwide coronavirus caseload has surpassed 357.9 million, with over 5.61 million fatalities and over 9.85 billion immunizations, despite an ongoing comeback across the world.

The University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) released its latest update on Wednesday morning, revealing that the current global caseload and death toll were 357,963,895 and 5,614,043, respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered had increased to 9,850,294,423. According to the CSSE, the United States continues to be the worst-affected country, with 72,171,208 cases and 871,937 fatalities.

The second worst hit country in terms of cases is India (39,799,202 infections and 490,462 deaths), followed by Brazil (24,342,322 infections and 624,129 deaths).

The other countries with over 5 million cases are France (17,420,531), the UK (16,158,212), Turkey (11,090,493), Russia (11,055,246), Italy (10,212,621), Spain (9,395,767), Germany (8,956,528), Argentina (8,041,520), Iran (6,267,559) and Colombia (5,780,910), the CSSE figures showed.

The nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Russia (320,844), Mexico (303,301), Peru (204,404), the UK (154,873), Indonesia (144,247), Italy (144,343), Colombia (132,737), Iran (132,274), France (130,483), Argentina (119,703), Germany (117,006), Ukraine (106,047) and Poland (104,097).

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