Global Covid-19 cases top 141 million


19th April, 2021 12:12:59 printer

Global Covid-19 cases top 141 million

As coronavirus is wreaking havoc around the world, over 141 million people have been infected with the virus with more than 3 million fatalities.

The total caseload from the virus reached 141, 124, 378 while the death tally hit 3,017, 555 as of Monday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

The US has logged 31,669,880 cases and the death toll in the US climbed to 567,217, the highest number of deaths in the world.

The US has crossed the grim milestone of 30 million cases on March 25.

Besides, Brazil's COVID-19 death toll on Sunday reached 373,335 after registering another 1,657 fatalities, the country's ministry of health reported.

According to the ministry, another 42,980 cases were registered, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 13,943,071.

India has been hit hard by the pandemic recently as the country has logged over 2 lakh Covid-19 cases for the last couple of days.

Now the total caseload in India has reached 14,788,109 while the death toll from the virus mounted to 177, 150 as of Monday morning.