Global cases of Covid-19 exceed 74.8 million: Johns Hopkins University

The total number of coronavirus cases worldwide has exceeded 74.8 million, while deaths have increased to over 1.66 million, according to Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Friday, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global workload and death toll were 74,875,300 and 1,660,132, respectively.

The United States is the hardest hit country with the highest number of cases and deaths in the world, 17,192,376 and 310,424 respectively, according to the CSSE.

India ranks second in terms of cases with 9,956,557, while the country’s death toll rose to 144,451.

The other countries with more than one million confirmed cases are Brazil (7,110,434), Russia (2,736,727), France (2,483,524), Turkey (1,955,680), United Kingdom (1,954,268), Italy ( 1,906,377), Spain (1,785,421), Argentina (1,524,372), Colombia (1,468,795), Germany (1,438,438), Mexico (1,277,499), Poland (1,171,854) and Iran (1,138 .530), CSSE data showed.

Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of victims with 184,827.

Countries with more than 20,000 fatalities are Mexico (115,769), Italy (67,220), United Kingdom (66,150), France (59,733), Iran (53,095), Spain (48,777), Russia (48,568), Argentina (41,534 ), Colombia (39,787), Peru (36,858), Germany (24,611), Poland (24,345) and South Africa (24,011).


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