Washington: The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe with millions of people affected by the COVID-19 virus.
The coronavirus pandemic has created a crisis in the global economy as well with the COVID-19 lockdowns in several pushing the worldwide into a severe. recession.
According to the latest COVID-19 figures released by the Johns Hopkins University, the overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 17.5 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 678,000,
The University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update that as of Saturday morning, the total number of coronavirus cases stood at 17,516,264 and the COVID-19 fatalities rose to 678,226,
According to the CSSE, the US accounted for the world's highest number of coronavirus infections and fatalities at 4,559,008 and 153,311, respectively.
Brazil is the second most affected nation in the world with 2,662,485 coronavirus infections and 92,475 deaths.
In terms of coronavirus cases, India ranks third in the world with 1,638,827 COVID-19 infections. Russia (838,461) is fourth, followed by South Africa (493,183), Mexico (424,637), Peru (407,492), Chile (355,667), the UK (304,793), Iran (304,204), Spain (288,522), Colombia (286,018), Pakistan (278,305), Saudi Arabia (275,905), Italy (247,537), Bangladesh (237,661), Turkey (230,873), France (225,196), Germany (210,399), Argentina (191,302), Iraq (124,609), Canada (118,265), Qatar (110,695) and Indonesia (108,376).
The CSSE revealed that the other countries with over 10,000 deaths are Mexico (46,688), United Kingdom (46,204), India (35,745), Italy (35,141), France (30,268), Spain (28,445), Peru (19,021), Iran (16,766) and Russia (13,939).