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Global coronavirus update: Covid-19 caseload tops 173.1 million-mark

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 173.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.72 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University

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IANS  |  Washington 

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The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 173.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.72 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Monday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 173,197,944 and 3,726,107, respectively.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 33,362,471 and 597,627, respectively, according to the CSSE.

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 28,809,339 cases.

The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (16,947,062), France (5,774,361), Turkey (5,287,980), Russia (5,067,246), the UK (4,532,802), Italy (4,232,428), Argentina (3,955,439), Germany (3,708,782), Spain (3,697,981) and Colombia (3,571,067), the CSSE figures showed.

In terms of deaths, Brazil comes second with 473,404 fatalities.

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are India (346,759), Mexico (228,754), the UK (128,173), Italy (126,523), Russia (121,171) and France (110,160).

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First Published: Mon, June 07 2021. 08:45 IST
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