Global Covid-19 cases surpass 175.5 million


13th June, 2021 11:31:42 AM printer

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 175.5 million

More than 175.5 million people have been detected globally with Coronavirus infections amid the emergence of its new variants.

The global case count and fatalities now stand at 175,567,564 and 3,791,424 respectively as of Sunday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

To date, some 2,314, 059,718 people have been vaccinated globally, as per JHU data.

The US, which is the world's worst-hit country in terms of both cases and deaths, has so far logged 33,457,378 cases and 599,664 deaths, Johns Hopkins figures reveal.

Brazil registered 2,037 deaths from Covid-19, bringing the death toll in the country to 486,272, the Ministry of Health reported on Saturday.

In the last 24 hours, 78,700 new cases of Covid-19 were reported, for a total of 17,374,818 infections.

The average cases over the last seven days were 66,770, while that of deaths 1,963.

Brazil is currently second in the world in number of deaths from Covid-19, surpassed only by the United States, and third in cases, behind the United States and India.

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 29,359,155 on Saturday, with 84,332 new cases recorded in the past 24 hours, said its federal health ministry.

Besides, 4,002 Covid-19 patients have died since Friday morning, taking the death toll to 367,081.