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Global COVID-19 cases top 34.7 million: Johns Hopkins

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Washington: The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 34.7 million while the deaths have increased to more than 10,31,500, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Sunday, the total number of cases stood at 34,791,855 and the fatalities rose to 1,031,528, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.


The US is the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 73,79,614 and 2,09,335, respectively, according to the CSSE.

India comes in second place in terms of cases at 64,73,544 while the country’s death toll soared to 1,00,842.

The other top 15 countries with the maximum amount of cases are Brazil (48,80,523), Russia (11,98,663), Colombia (8,48,147), Peru (8,21,564), Argentina (7,90,818), Spain (7,89,932), Mexico (7,57,953), South Africa (6,79,716), France (6,29,492), the UK (4,82,654), Chile (4,68,471), Iran (4,68,119), Iraq (3,75,931), Bangladesh (3,67,565), and Saudi Arabia (3,35,997), the CSSE figures showed.

Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 1,45,388 The countries with a death toll above 10,000 are Mexico (78,880), the UK (42,407), Italy (35,968), Peru (32,609), France (32,171), Spain (32,086), Iran (26,746), Colombia (26,556), Russia (21,153), Argentina (20,795), South Africa (16,938), Chile (12,919), Ecuador (11,597), Indonesia (11,055) and Belgium (10,037)