Global Covid-19 cases top 67.5mn: Johns Hopkinstext_fields
Washington : The overall tally of global coronavirus cases has touched 67.5 million alongside leaving more than 1.54 million dead, reports say
Today's figures from the Johns Hopkins University put the current global caseload and death toll at 67,535,605 and 1,543,237, respectively.
The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 14,933,847 and 283,631, respectively, according to the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE).
India comes in second place in terms of cases at 9,677,203, while the country's death toll soared to 140,573.
The other countries with more than a million confirmed cases are Brazil (6,623,911), Russia (2,466,961), France (2,349,059), Italy (1,742,557), the UK (1,742,524), Spain (1,702,328), Argentina (1,466,309), Colombia (1,377,101), Germany (1,200,006), Mexico (1,175,850), Poland (1,067,870) and Iran (1,051,374), the CSSE figures showed.
Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 177,317.
The countries with a death toll above 20,000 are Mexico (109,717), the UK (61,531), Italy (60,606), France (55,613), Iran (50,594), Spain (46,646), Russia (43,122), Argentina (39,888), Colombia (37,995), Peru (36,274), South Africa (22,249) and Poland.
IANS report with edits