Global Covid-19 Cases Rise To 1.05 Crore, Death Toll Surges To Over 5.11 Lakh
Global Covid-19 Cases Rise To 1.05 Crore, Death Toll Surges To Over 5.11 LakhCovid-19 (Representative Image)

The total number of Covid-19 cases has surged to nearly 1.05 crore globally, while the deaths have surpassed 5.11 lakh mark, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Wednesday (1 July) evening, the total number of cases stood at 10,498,090 while the fatalities increased to 511,851, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

As many as 5,371,573 people have recovered from the disease globally, the CSSE data showed.

With 2,636,538 cases and 127,425 deaths, the US continues with the world's highest number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities, according to the CSSE.

Brazil comes in the second place with 1,402,041 infections and 59,594 deaths.

In terms of cases, Russia ranks third (653,479), and was followed by India (585,481), the UK (314,161), Peru (285,213), Chile (279,393), Spain (249,271), Italy (240,578), Iran (230,211), Mexico (226,089), Pakistan (213,470), France (202,063), Turkey (199,906), Germany (195,771), Saudi Arabia (190,823), South Africa (151,209), Bangladesh (149,258), and Canada (106,097), the CSSE figures showed.

The other countries with over 10,000 deaths are the UK (43,815), Italy (34,767), France (29,846), Spain (28,355), Mexico (27,769), India (17,400) and Iran (10,958).

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