Global nCoV cases top 28.3mln

Washington, Sep 12 (UNI) The number of global novel Coronavirus cases has topped 28.3 million, while the deaths have increased to over 913,000 on Saturday, Johns Hopkins University said. The total number of cases stood at 28,331,121 and the fatalities rose to 913,015, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

The US accounted for the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 6,443,048 and 192,968 respectively, according to the CSSE.

India is currently in the second place in terms of cases at 4,562,414, while the country’s death toll stood at 76,271.

In terms of cases, Brazil ranks third (4,238,446), and is followed by Russia (1,048,257), Peru (710,067), Colombia (694,664), Mexico (658,299), South Africa (646,398) and Spain (566,326), the CSSE figures showed.

The other countries with over 30,000 deaths were the Brazil (129,522), Mexico (70,183),UK (41,703) and Italy (35,597).


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