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The global COVID-19 caseload has topped the mark of 504.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 6.19 million and vaccination to over 11.16 billion, as per Johns Hopkins University.

In its recent update on Saturday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) disclosed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 504,566,515 and 6,198,219 respectively, while the overall number of vaccine doses administered increased to 11,168,763,083.

Meanwhile, as per the COVID-19 tracker Worldometer, there are several nations that are still reporting a massive number of cases. South Korea, France and Italy have recorded the maximum cases on Sunday, April 17.

Following is the list below:

  • South Korea- 93,001
  • France- 86,650
  • Italy- 51,993
  • Japan- 47,009
  • Australia- 33,193
  • Germany- 26,716

The United States continues to be the worst-hit nation with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 80,632,301 and 988,618 respectively, as per the CSSE.

India accounts for the 2nd highest caseload at 43,042,097.

The other nations with more than 10 million cases are Brazil (30,252,618) France (27,960,919), Germany (23,437,145), the UK (21,916,961), Russia (17,811,199), South Korea (16,353,495), Italy (15,712,088), Turkey (14,994,937), Spain (11,627,487) and Vietnam (10,432,547).

The countries with a death toll of more than 100,000 are Brazil (662,207), India (521,751), Russia (366,001), Mexico (323,938), Peru (212,619), the UK (172,014), Italy (161,687), Indonesia (155,866), France (145,194), Iran (140,829), Colombia (139,749), Germany (132,953), Argentina (128,344), Poland (115,838), Spain (103,104) and South Africa (100,147).

 

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Global COVID-19 caseload tops mark of 504.5 million, deaths surged to over 6.19 million: Data