Washington: The number of global novel coronavirus cases has reached 35.3 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 1,042,600 on Tuesday, Johns Hopkins University said.
The total number of cases stood at 35,396,981 and the fatalities rose to 1,042,679, the University’s Centre for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The US is the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 7,455,184 and 210,155, respectively, according to the CSSE.
India comes in second place in terms of cases at 6,623,815, while the country’s death toll soared to 102,685.
The other countries with the cases are Brazil (4,915,289), Russia (1,219,796), Colombia (862,158) and Peru (828,169) the CSSE figures showed.
Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 146,352.
The countries with a death toll above 30,000 are Mexico (81,877), UK (42,459), Italy (36,002) and Peru (32,742).