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Global Covid-19 caseload surpasses 323.1 million mark: Johns Hopkins University

15/01/2022 at 12:25 PM

Washington, Jan 15: The global Covid-19 caseload has crossed 323.1 million, while the deaths have surpassed 5.52 million mark and vaccinations soared to over 9.58 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The US continued to be the worst-hit country with the number of cases and deaths at 64,897,237 and 849,172, according to the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE).

In terms of infections, India stood in second place with 36,582,129 cases. The death toll in the country stands at 485,350.

The other countries with over 5 million cases are the UK (15,164,676), France (13,680,775), Russia (10,541,870), Turkey (10,273,170), Italy (8,356,514), Spain (8,093,036), Germany (7,805,161), Argentina (6,793,119) Iran (6,214,781) and Colombia (5,440,981), the CSSE figures showed.

The nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Russia (312,733), Mexico (300,574), Peru (203,157), the UK (152,103), Indonesia (144,155), Italy (140,548), Iran (132,002), Colombia (130,625), France (127,711), Argentina (117,808), Germany (115,172) and Ukraine (104,367).

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