Worldwide COVID-19 cases cross 191.469 million, death toll goes past 4.118 million
An almost-vacant carriage of a BTS skytrain in Bangkok, Thailand as authorities further restricted public transportation in a bid to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, on July 12, 2021.Rachen Sageamsak/Xinhua/IANS

Worldwide COVID-19 cases cross 191.469 million, death toll goes past 4.118 million

Washington, July 21, 2021

The total number of COVID-19 cases so far worldwide, since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in December 2019, has climbed past 191.469 million while the global death toll has gone up to 4,118,633.

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 34.174 million cases and 609,529 deaths so far.

India is in second place, in terms of cases of infection, at 31.216 million as of this morning, while it is placed third in the world in terms of deaths at 418,480. 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 19.419 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 544,180. 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 236,810 with a total of 2,678,297 cases of infection so far, the 16th highest.

France has recorded the fourth highest number of cases at 5,952,341 with 111,715 deaths so far.

Russia is in fifth place with 5,931,925 cases so far and 147,457 deaths.

Turkey is in the sixth spot with 5,546,166 cases and 50,650 deaths till now.

The United Kingdom, in the seventh place, has logged 5,542,635 cases and 129,109 deaths so far.

Argentina is in the eighth place with 4,784,219 cases and 102,381 deaths so far.

Colombia is in the ninth spot with 4,668,750 cases and 117,131 deaths so far.

Italy is in the tenth spot with 4,293,083 cases and 127,884 deaths until now.


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