Covid-19: Global cases top 108.7 million


15th February, 2021 11:23:09 printer

Covid-19: Global cases top 108.7 million

The number of global Covid-19 cases exceeded 108.7 million  as of Monday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

The global case count reached 108,791,798 while the death toll from the virus climbed to 2,399,393, according to JHU.

The US, which remained the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 27,639,455 cases with 485,332 deaths.

Besides, Brazil reported 24,759 new COVID-19 infections and 713 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the national counts to 9,834,513 and death toll  239,245.

Brazil has the world's second highest COVID-19 death toll after the United States and the third largest caseload after the United States and India.

More than 5 million people in Brazil have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while over 190,000 have had the second dose.

India’s total caseload stood at 10,904,940 on Monday and the death toll at 155,642, according to the university data.