Global Covid cases top 181 million


29th June, 2021 12:13:50 PM printer

Global Covid cases top 181 million

The global Covid-19 caseload surged past 181 million on Tuesday even with mass inoculations underway.

The total caseload and fatalities stand at 181,388,210 and 3,928,804, respectively, as of Tuesday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

So far, 2,966,241,644 vaccine doses have been administered across the globe.

The US has logged 33,640,493 cases and 604,115 deaths to date, as per the JHU data. The death toll in the United States is the highest in the world.

Brazil registered 618 more deaths from Covid in the past 24 hours, pushing up the national death toll to 514,092, the health ministry said Monday.

A total of 64,134 new infections were detected during the period, raising the total caseload to 18,386,894, the ministry said.

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 30,316,897 on Tuesday, after 37,566 new infections were recorded in the past 24 hours, according to the health ministry.

The death toll increased to 397,637, with 907 more people succumbing to the virus in 24 hours.