Global Covid-19 cases near 170 million


30th May, 2021 12:53:52 PM printer

Global Covid-19 cases near 170 million

The global Covid-19 cases are approaching 170 million as coronavirus situation continues to worsen in parts of the world.

The total caseload reached 169,773,989 and the death toll from the virus mounted to 3,529,577 as of Sunday morning amid vaccination efforts worldwide.

So far, 1,837, 001, 323 vaccine doses have been administered across the world.

The US, which has remained the worst hit country in number of cases and deaths, has recorded 33,251,717 cases with 594,304 deaths.

India, which is now the world's second worst-hit country in terms of cases, has so far recorded 27,729,247 infections and 322,512 fatalities.

Brazil on Saturday reported 2,012 more deaths from COVID-19, raising the national count to 461,057, the Ministry of Health said.

A total of 79,670 more infections were detected, raising the nationwide tally to 16,471,600, the ministry said.

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