The Global Covid-19 caseload nears the 45 million mark while the fatalities due to the virus globally stand at 1.18 million deaths, as per the latest updates by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
As of Friday morning, the total caseload and death toll stood at 44,908,477 and 1,179,278, respectively, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The United States continues to be the worst-affected country from the pandemic with its caseload nearing the 9-million case mark. Currently, the US has 8,943,590 cases — the most cases in the world — and 228,636 fatalities across the country, which is also the most deaths in the world.
India comes in second place in terms of cases at 8,040,203, while the country’s death toll soared to 120,527.
India saw 48,648 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the Covid-19 caseload to 80,88,851, while the active cases fell below 6,00,000, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.
India’s recovery rate crossed 91 percent. The Covid-19 death toll in the country climbed to 1,21,090 with 563 new fatalities.
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A total of 73,73,375 people have recovered from Covid-19 so far pushing the national recovery rate to 91.15 percent while the case fatality rate stands at 1.50 percent.
After the US, Brazil has the second-highest Covid-19 death toll in the world with over 158,969 patients succumbing to the pathogen.
The tracker further reported that out of the 30.2 million recovered patients across the world, India has the most recovered patients from Covid-19 in the world with 73,73,375 patients recovering from the disease in the country.
Russia is the fourth most affected country from the pandemic reporting 1,570,446 cases and 27,111 fatalities.
Meanwhile, France reported 1,327,852 and 36,058 fatalities. JHU further reported that Spain has confirmed 1,160,083 Covid-19 cases while 35,639 patients have died from the infection.
Argentina on the other hand recorded 1,143,800 coronavirus cases and 30,442 fatalities. Colombia recorded 1,048,055 Coronavirus cases and 30,926 fatalities across the Latin American country.
According to the tracker, cases in the UK and Mexico are nearing the 1 million cases mark with 968,456 cases and 912,811 cases respectively.
The WHO declared the Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11