Global Covid caseload tops 330.2 mn

by IANS |

Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Amid an ongoing resurgence across the world, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 330.2 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.54 million and vaccinations to over 9.64 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Tuesday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and the death toll stood at 330,275,734 and 5,544,688, respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered has increased to 9,649,807,641.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 66,375,579 and 851,451, according to the CSSE.

The second worst hit country in terms of cases is India (37,122,164 infections and 486,066 deaths), followed by Brazil (23,015,128 infections and 621,327 deaths).

The other countries with over 5 million cases are the UK (15,316,457), France (14,283,514), Russia (10,621,410), Turkey (10,459,094), Italy (8,706,915), Spain (8,093,036), Germany (7,991,373), Argentina (7,094,865) Iran (6,218,741) and Colombia (5,543,796), the CSSE figures showed.

The nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Russia (314,838)), Mexico (301,334), Peru (203,376), the UK (152,483), Indonesia (144,167), Italy (141,104)), Iran (132,044), Colombia (130,996), France (127,957), Argentina (118,040), Germany (115,624), Ukraine (104,663) and Poland (102,305).

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