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Global Covid-19 caseload surpasses 258.6 million mark

24/11/2021 at 8:52 AM

New Delhi, Nov 24: The global coronavirus caseload has crossed 258.6 million, while the deaths have surpassed the 5.16 million mark and vaccinations soared to over 7.44 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The US continued to be the worst-hit country with the number of cases and deaths at 47,980,076 and 773,738,  according to the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE).

In terms of infections, India stood at second place with 34,526,480 cases.

The other worst countries with over 5 million cases were the UK (9,985,529), Russia (9,238,330), Turkey (8,598,380), France (7,553,513), Iran (6,088,009), Germany (5,472,957), Argentina (5,317,633), Spain (5,103,315) and Colombia (5,052,733), the CSSE figures showed.

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