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Global Covid cases near 186 million

Global Covid cases near 186 million

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The global corona caseload is fast approaching 186 million as Covid-19 continues to spread across the world even with mass inoculations underway.

The total caseload and fatalities stand at 185,975,557 and 4,017,279, respectively, as of Saturday morning. The latest figures have been released by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

So far, 3,387, 882, 587 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 33,813,541 cases, according to JHU.

Besides, 606,816 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 1509 more deaths from Covid-19 in 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 531,688, the health ministry said Friday.

A total of 57,737 new infections were detected during the period, raising the total caseload to 10,020,499, 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, the third worst-hit country in the world in terms of fatalities, has so far recorded 30,752,950 Covid cases with 405,939 fatalities.