Global Covid cases surpass 178.4 million


21st June, 2021 11:05:10 AM printer

Global Covid cases surpass 178.4 million

As Covid-19 is continuing to spread around the world, the caseload has crossed 178.4 million.

The total caseload and fatalities stand at 178,424, 674 and 3,864,442 respectively as of Monday morning. The latest figures have been released by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

So far, 2,600, 035,128 vaccine doses have been administered across the globe.

The US, which is the world's worst-hit country in terms of both cases and deaths, has so far logged 33,541,889 cases, according to JHU.

Besides, 601,826 people have lost their lives in the US to date.

Brazil is experiencing a new wave of infections in hospitals as the country has registered 1,025 more deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 501,825, the health ministry said Sunday.

A total of 44,178 new infections were detected, raising the total caseload to 17,927,928, 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.

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 29,881,772 on Monday with 386,708 fatalities.