Worldwide COVID-19 cases cross 187.567 million, death toll climbs to 4.044 million
People queueing outside a walk-in vaccination clinic in London, Britain, on June 17, 2021.Ray Tang/Xinhua/IANS

Worldwide COVID-19 cases cross 187.567 million, death toll climbs to 4.044 million

Washington, July 13, 2021

The total number of COVID-19 cases so far worldwide, since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in December 2019, has crossed 187.567 million, while the global death toll has climbed to 4,044,152.

A dashboard maintained by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at the Johns Hopkins University, which is tracking the pandemic, showed that the United States remained the worst-hit country with 33.898 million cases and 607,577 deaths so far.

India is in second place, in terms of cases of infection, at 30.907 million as of this morning, while it is placed third in the world in terms of deaths at 410,784. India is only the second country after the US to have crossed 30 million cases and the third country, after the US and Brazil, to have registered more than 400,000 deaths.

Brazil has so far reported more than 19.106 million cases of infection, the third highest in the world, while, in terms of the number of deaths, it is second after the US, at 534,233. It is the second country after the US to record more than 500,000 deaths in the pandemic.

Mexico has reported the fourth highest number of deaths at 235,058 with a total of 2,593,574 cases of infection so far, the 16th highest.

France has recorded the fourth highest number of cases at 5,865,767 with 111,587 deaths so far.

Russia is now in fifth place with 5,762,211 cases so far and 142,102 deaths.

Turkey is in the sixth spot with 5,465,94 cases and 50,096 deaths till now.

The United Kingdom, in the seventh place, has logged 5,210,211 million cases and 128,747 deaths so far.

Argentina is in the eighth place with 4,662,937 cases and 99,255 deaths so far.

Colombia is in the ninth spot with 4,530,610 cases and 113,335 deaths so far.

Italy is in the tenth spot with 4,273,693 cases and 127,808 deaths until now.


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