Global Covid-19 Cases Rise To 1.91 Crore With Over 7.15 Lakh Deaths; US Case Count Tops 48 Lakh

Global Covid-19 Cases Rise To 1.91 Crore With Over 7.15 Lakh Deaths; US Case Count Tops 48 LakhGlobal Death toll due to Covid-19 outbreak has increased to over 7.15 lakh (representative image) (Pic Via Twitter)

The total number of Coronavirus cases has surpassed the 1.91 crore mark globally, while the deaths have increased to over 7.15 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Friday (7 August) evening, the total number of cases stood at 19,111,123, while the fatalities rose to 715,163, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

As many as 11,578,821 people have recovered from the disease globally.

The US accounted for the world's highest number of infections and fatalities at 4,883,657 and 160,104, respectively, according to the CSSE.

Brazil came in the second place with 2,912,212 infections and 98,493 fatalities.

In terms of cases, India ranks third (2,027,074), and is followed by Russia (875,378), South Africa (538,184), Mexico (462,690), Peru (455,409), Chile (366,671), Colombia (357,710), Iran (320,117), Spain (309,855), the UK (309,796), Saudi Arabia (284,226), Pakistan (282,645), Bangladesh (249,651), Italy (249,204), Turkey (237,265), France (231,310), Argentina (228,195), Germany (215,224), Iraq (140,603), Philippines (122,754), Canada (120,387), Indonesia (118,753) and Qatar (112,092), the CSSE figures showed.

The other countries with over 10,000 deaths are Mexico (50,517), UK (46,498), India (41,585), Italy (35,187), France (30,308), Spain (28,500), Peru (20,424), Iran (17,976), Russia (14,698) and Colombia (11,939).