Global nCoV cases top 28.6mln

Washington, Sep 13 (UNI) The total number of global novel coronavirus cases has topped 28.6 million, while the deaths have increased to over 918,000 on Sunday, Johns Hopkins University said. The total number of cases stood at 28,650,588 and the fatalities rose to 918,796, 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 6,482,503 and 193,670 respectively, according to the CSSE.

India is currently in the second place in terms of cases at 4,659,984, while the country’s death toll stood at 77,472.

In terms of cases, Brazil ranks third (4,315,687), and is followed by Russia (1,053,663), Peru (716,670), Colombia (702,088), Mexico (663,973), South Africa (648,214), Spain (566,326), Argentina (546,481), Chile (432,666) and France (402,811) the CSSE figures showed.

The other countries with over 20,000 deaths are the Brazil (131,210), Mexico (70,604), UK (41,712), Italy (35,603), France (30,902), Peru (30,470), Spain (29,747) and Iran (23,029).


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