Global COVID-19 Caseload Tops 178 Million, Deaths Surge to More Than 3.85 Million: Johns Hopkins University


Washington, June 20: The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 178 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.85 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.In its latest update on Sunday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 178,119,063 and 3,857,719, respectively. The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 33,536,904 and 601,721, respectively, according to the CSSE. India Reports 58,419 New COVID-19 Cases , 87,619 Discharges & 1,576 Deaths in Past 24 Hours.

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 29,823,546 cases. The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (17,883,750), France (5,817,272), Turkey (5,365,208), Russia (5,237,847), the UK (4,636,990), Argentina (4,250,902), Italy (4,252,095), Colombia (3,917,348), Spain (3,757,442), Germany (3,729,597) and Iran (3,729,597), the CSSE figures showed. In terms of deaths, Brazil comes second with  500,800 fatalities.COVID-19 in Brazil: Thousands of Brazilians Protest Against President Jair Bolsonaro as Coronavirus Deaths Reach 500,000

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are India (385,137), Mexico (230,959), the UK (128,234), Italy (127,253), Russia (126,761) and France (110,886).

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 20, 2021 10:47 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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