Washington: The number of global novel coronavirus cases on Monday topped the 33 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 9,97,000, Johns Hopkins University said.
The total number of cases stood at 33,081,725 and the fatalities rose to 997,777, 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 7,115,338 and 204,758, respectively, according to the CSSE.
India comes in the second place in terms of cases at 6,074,702, while the country’s death toll soared to 95,542.
The other countries with the cases are Brazil (4,732,309), Russia (1,146,273), Colombia (813,056), Peru (800,142), Mexico (730,317) and Spain (716,481) the CSSE figures showed.
Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 141,741.
The countries with a death toll above 20,000 are Mexico (76,430), the UK (42,077), Italy (35,835), Peru (32,142), France (31,675), Spain (31,232) and Iran (25,589).