Global Covid cases top 187 million


13th July, 2021 12:13:22 PM printer

Global Covid cases top 187 million

The global corona caseload has now surged past 187 million, as the second wave of the Covid pandemic continues its onslaught across the world even with mass inoculations underway.

The total caseload and fatalities from the virus stand at 187,230,005 and 4,038,806, respectively, as of Tuesday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

So far, 3,461,554,109 Covid vaccine doses have been administered across the globe, as per the university data.

The US has logged 33,886,515 cases and 607,390 deaths to date, according to the university data. The death toll in the United States is the highest in the world.

Brazil registered 595 more Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising its national death toll to 533,488, the health ministry said Monday.

As many as 20,937 new cases were detected during the period, taking the total caseload to 19,089,940, the ministry said.

The pandemic continues to spread in Asia-Pacific countries, with India reporting some 37,154 new cases on Monday. Japanese capital Tokyo, on the other hand, entered its fourth Covid-19 state of emergency.

India's Covid tally rose to 30,874,376 as 37,154 new cases were registered in 24 hours across the country, according to the federal health ministry's data.

Besides, 724 more deaths have been recorded since Sunday morning, taking the death toll to 408,764.