Global Covid cases near 225 million13 September 2021
The global Covid-19 caseload is fast approaching another grim milestone of 225 million, with the world still struggling to contain the deadly virus due to emergence of new variants.
The total caseload and fatalities from the virus stand at 224,625,126 and 4,630,376, respectively, as of Monday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
So far, 5,678,108,509 Covid vaccine doses have been administered across the globe.
The US has logged 40,955,201 cases and 659,970 deaths to date, according to JHU data.
Brazil currently has the world's second-highest pandemic death toll after the United States and the third-largest caseload after the United States and India.
The country has recorded 20,999,779 cases with 586,851 fatalities so far, according to its health ministry.
India's COVID-19 tally rose to 33,236,921 on Sunday, as 28,591 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.
esides, as many as 338 deaths were recorded since Saturday morning, taking the death toll to 442,655.