US continues to be worst COVID hit country as global caseload tops 157.2 milliontext_fields
Washington: The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of COVID cases and deaths while India follows in the second place in terms of infections with 21,892,676 cases.
Brazil comes second with 421,316 fatalities in terms of deaths.
US recorded 32,685,864 fresh cases and 581,511 death, respectively, according to the John Hopkin University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE).
In its latest update on Sunday morning, CSSE revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 157,250,537 and 3,278,007, respectively.
The other countries with more than two million confirmed coronavirus cases are Brazil (15,145,879), France (5,829,166), Turkey (5,016,141), Russia (4,816,331), the UK (4,448,808), Italy (4,102,921), Spain (3,567,408), Germany (3,520,392), Argentina (3,136,158), Colombia (2,985,536), Poland (2,829,196), Iran (2,640,670), Mexico (2,361,874) and Ukraine (2,169,650), the CSSE figures showed.
Nations with a death toll of over 50,000 are India (238,270), Mexico (218,657), the UK (127,863), Italy (122,694), Russia (111,097), France (106,438), Germany (84,668), Spain (78,792), Colombia (77,359), Iran (74,241), Poland (74,524), Argentina (69,866), Peru (67,042) and South Africa (54,687).