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Global Covid cases surpass 183 million

Published on: 11:47 am - Saturday | July 3, 2021


With the new variants of Covid-19 spreading faster than ever before in several nations, the global corona cases have now topped 183 million.

According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count and fatalities reached 183,015,891 and 3,962,894, respectively, on Saturday morning.

To date, 3,128,422,118 vaccine doses have been administered across the world.

The US, the world’s worst-hit country in terms of cases and deaths, has so far logged 33,693,352 infections and 605,309 fatalities, respectively, as per the JHU data.

Brazil registered 1,857 more deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 521,952, the health ministry said Friday.

A total of 65,165 new infections were detected during the period, raising the total caseload to 18,687,469, the ministry said.

India’s fatality toll reached 400,312, with 853 deaths in 24 hours, the federal government said on Saturday morning.

Besides, 46,617 new cases were reported during this period, pushing up the national tally to 30,458,251.