Washington: US continues to be world's worst COVID hit country while overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 176 million. The deaths have surged to more than 3.80 million, according to Johns Hopkins University.
In its latest update on Tuesday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 176,195,220 and 3,808,883, respectively.
The US has the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 33,473,180 and 599,928, respectively, according to the CSSE. In terms of infections, India follows in second place with 29,510,410 cases.
The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (17,452,612), France (5,803,012), Turkey (5,336,073), Russia (5,162,049), the UK (4,589,398), Italy (4,245,779), Argentina (4,145,482), Colombia (3,777,600), Spain (3,741,767), Germany (3,724,168) and Iran (3,039,432), the CSSE figures showed.
In terms of deaths, Brazil comes second with 488,228 fatalities.
Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are India (374,305), Mexico (230,150), the UK (128,171), Italy (127,038), Russia (124,681) and France (110,616).