Global nCoV cases top 108.7 mln

Washington, Feb 15 (FN Bureau) The total number of global Novel Coronavirus cases has topped 108.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.39 million on Monday, the Johns Hopkins University said. The University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 108,788,324 and 2,399,330, respectively. The US is the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 27,639,317 and 485,332, respectively, according to the CSSE. India comes in second place in terms of cases at 10,904,940.

The other countries with more than a million confirmed COVID-19 cases are Brazil (9,834,513), the UK (4,049,920), Russia (4,026,506), France (3,467,884) and Spain (3,056,035), the CSSE figures showed. Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of Covid-19 fatalities at 239,245, followed by Mexico (174,207) on the third place and India (155,642) on the fourth. Meanwhile, the nations with a death toll above 30,000 were the UK (117,387), Italy (93,577), France (80,961), Russia (78,825), Germany (65,016), Spain (58,945) and Iran (58,945).

Global death toll crosses 2.396 mln
Washington, Feb 15 (Agency) The global death toll from the COVID-19 has topped 2.396 million, while the case tally has crossed 108.7 million. These figures were declared by Johns Hopkins University, the foremost global agency that tracks and compiles data from federal and local authorities, media and other sources regarding the pandemic. The United States still has the highest case count in the world, with over 27.6 million cases, including 484,721 fatalities.