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Global Covid-19 caseload crosses 295 million mark: Johns Hopkins University

5/01/2022 at 10:29 AM

Washington, Jan 3: The global Covid-19 caseload has crossed 295 million, while the deaths have surpassed 5.45 million and vaccinations soared to over 9.24 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The US continued to be the worst-hit country with the number of cases and deaths at 57,048,800 and 830,068, according to the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE).

In terms of infections, India stood in second place with 34,960,261 cases.

The other countries with over 5 million cases are the UK (13,722,759), Russia (10,390,052), France (10,694,804), Turkey (9,654,364), Germany (7,279,037), Italy (6,566,947), Spain (6,785,286), Iran (6,200,296), Argentina (5,820,536) and Colombia (5,203,374), the CSSE figures showed.

The countries with a death toll of over 100,000 are the UK (149,417), Russia (305,906), France (125,551), Germany (112,707), Italy (138,045), Iran (131,736), Argentina (117,294), Colombia (130,100), Mexico (299,581), Peru (202,818), Indonesia (144,105), and Ukraine (102,717).

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