Publish: 27 Jun 2021, 02:35 pm
Amid countries’ struggle to contain the pandemic, the global Covid-19 caseload is fast approaching the grim milestone of 181 million.
The total caseload and fatalities from the virus stand at 180, 726,834 and 3,915,760 respectively as of Sunday morning, as per Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
So far, 2,850,928, 759 Covid vaccine doses have been administered across the globe, as per the university data.
The US has logged 33,621,391 cases and 603,885 deaths to date. The death toll in the United States is the highest in the world.
Brazil registered 1,593 more deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 512,735, the health ministry said Saturday.
A total of 64,134 new infections were detected, raising the total caseload to 18,386,894, the ministry said.
India's COVID-19 tally rose to 30,183,143 on Saturday, with 48,698 new cases registered during the past 24 hours, according to the health ministry.
The death toll increased to 394,493 as 1,183 deaths were recorded since Friday morning.