Publish: 09 Sep 2021, 07:18 pm
The global Covid-19 caseload is fast approaching 223 million, with the world still struggling to contain the second wave of the pandemic.
The total caseload and fatalities from the virus stand at 222,476,971 and 4,594, 805 respectively, as of Thursday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
So far, 5,563,333,291 Covid vaccine doses have been administered across the globe.
The US has logged 40,451,429 cases and 652,647 deaths to date, according to the JHU data.
Brazil currently has the world's second-highest pandemic death toll after the United States and the third-largest caseload after the United States and India.
The country has recorded 20,928,008 cases with 584,421 fatalities so far, according to the health ministry.
India's Covid-19 tally rose to 33,096,718 on Wednesday, as 37,875 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, according to the federal health ministry's latest data.
Besides, as many as 369 deaths due to the pandemic since Tuesday morning took the total death toll to 441,411.