Saturday, 18 September, 2021

Global Covid cases top 214 million

Global Covid cases top 214 million

The pandemic continues to devastate many countries across the world. In fact, the global Covid-19 caseload has now topped 214 million.

According to US-based Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 214,514,191 and the death toll to 4,472,870 on Friday morning.

So far, 5,079,847,363 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 38,374,252 cases. Besides, 633,479 people have lost their lives in the US to date, as per the JHU data.

Brazil, which has the world's second-highest pandemic death toll after the United States and the third-largest caseload after the US and India, recorded 577,565 deaths and 20,676,561cases, respectively, Thursday.

Neighbouring India's total Covid cases reached 32,558,530 on Thursday. The country’s total death toll reached 436,365.