Global Covid-19 caseload tops 193.1 million

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The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 193.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.14 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.78 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

Washington: The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 193.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.14 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.78 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

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 the total number of vaccine doses administered stood at 193,165,622, 4,143,105 and 3,780,890,033, respectively.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 34,400,655 and 610,720, respectively, according to the CSSE.

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 31,293,062 cases.

The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (19,632,443), France (6,015,469), Russia (6,002,303), the UK (5,662,838), Turkey (5,574,997), Argentina (4,827,973), Colombia (4,705,734), Italy (4,307,535), Spain (4,280,429), Germany (3,760,291), Iran (3,645,654) and Indonesia (3,082,410), the CSSE figures showed.

In terms of deaths, Brazil comes second with 548,340 fatalities.

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are India (419,470), Mexico (237,626), Peru (195,243), Russia (149,796), the UK (129,330), Italy (127,937), Colombia (118,188), France (111,778) and Argentina (103,359).

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