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Global Covid-19 caseload surpasses 257.5 million mark

22/11/2021 at 9:20 AM

New Delhi, Nov 22: The global corona virus caseload has crossed 257.5 million, while the deaths have surpassed 5.15 million mark and vaccinations soared to over 7.39 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The US continued to be the worst-hit country with the number of cases and deaths at 47,730,591 and 771,118, according to the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE).

In terms of infections, India stood at the second place with 34,510,413 cases.

The other worst countries with over 5 million cases were the UK (9,897,206), Russia (9,170,898), Turkey (8,573,524), France (7,517,669), Iran (6,077,438), Germany (5,378,192), Argentina (5,315,348), Spain (5,080,663) and Colombia (5,048,061), the CSSE figures showed.

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