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Global Covid caseload tops 429.4 mn
Global Covid caseload tops 429.4 mn

Washington, Feb 24 (TIWN) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 429.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.91 million and vaccinations to over 10.42 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Meanwhile, the deaths have surged to more than 5.91 million, it added  In its latest update on Thursday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and the death toll stood at 429,415,033 and 5,916,373, respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered has increased to 10,424,448,190.  The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 78,730,899 and 941,890, according to the CSSE.  The second worst hit country in terms of cases is India ( 42,867,031 infections and 512,622 deaths), followed by Brazil (28,493,336 infections and 646,714 deaths).  The other countries with over 5 million cases are France (22,638,153), the UK (18,867,578), Russia (15,566,425), Germany (14,093,398), Turkey (13,762,181), Italy (12,603,758), Spain (10,914,105), Argentina (8,868,188), Iran (6,998,975), the Netherlands (6,242,767), Colombia (6,054,307), Poland (5,602,680), Mexico (5,436,566) and Indonesia (5,350,902), the CSSE figures showed.

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