Global Covid-19 case count exceeds 510.8 million; deaths more than 6.2 million

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The global number of coronavirus cases has surpassed 510.8 million, while the number of deaths has risen to more than 6.22 million and the number of vaccinations to over 11.25 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Wednesday morning, the university’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 510,899,169 and 6,225,058 respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered was 11,254. 482,405 increase.



The US remains the hardest-hit country, with the highest number of cases and deaths in the world at 81,100,497 and 991,938, respectively, according to the CSSE.

India has the second highest number of cases at 43,062,569.

The other countries with over 10 million cases are Brazil (30,378,061), France (28,605,614), Germany (24,337,394), UK (22,168,390), Russia (17,887,152), South Korea (17,086,626) , Italy (16,191,323), Turkey (15,023,662), Spain (11,833,457) and Vietnam (10,620,203).

The nations with the death toll over 100,000 are Brazil (663,108), India (523,622), Russia (367,692), Mexico (324,173), Peru (212,761), UK (174,778), Italy (162,927), Indonesia (156,163), France (146,464), Iran (141,024), Colombia (139,783), Germany (134,489), Argentina (128,542), Poland (115,977), Spain (104,227) and South Africa (100,348).

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