Washington: The Johns Hopkins University on Monday announced that the overall number of global Covid-19 cases have surged to more 127 million, while the death toll has surpassed 2.78 million, according to an IANS report.
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 127,092,284 and 2,782,944, respectively.
The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 30,262,037 and 549,335, respectively, according to the CSSE.
Brazil follows in the second place with 12,534,688 cases and 312,206 fatalities.
The other countries with more than 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases are India (11,971,624), France (4,606,185), Russia (4,469,327), the UK (4,347,013), Italy (3,532,057), Spain (3,255,324), Turkey (3,208,173), Germany (2,784,652), Colombia (2,382,730), Argentina (2,308,597), Poland (2,250,991) and Mexico (2,224,767), the CSSE figures showed.
In terms of deaths, Mexico comes in the third place with 201,429 fatalities.
Nations with a death toll of over 50,000 are India (161,552), the UK (126,834), Italy (107,933), Russia (96,123), France (94,754), Germany (75,927), Spain (75,010), Colombia (62,955), Iran (62,397), Argentina (55,449), South Africa (52,663), Poland (51,884) and Peru (51,238).