The number of coronavirus cases worldwide has exceeded 250.3 million, while deaths have climbed to more than 5.05 million and vaccinations have soared to more than 7.28 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.
In its latest update Tuesday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current number of cases, the number of deaths and the total number of vaccine doses administered stood at 250. 314,842, 5,055,334 and 7,285,904,320, respectively.
The United States remains the most affected country with the highest number of cases and deaths in the world with 46,613,052 and 755,631, according to the CSSE.
In terms of infections, India follows in second place with 34,366,987 cases and Brazil third with 21,886,077 infections.
The other worst countries with more than 3 million cases are the United Kingdom (9,379,062), Russia (8,689,818), Turkey (8,261,473), France (7,321,767), Iran ( 5,996,155), Argentina (5,298,069), Spain (5,032,056), Colombia (5,016,959), Italy (4,812,594), Germany (4,801,425), l ‘Indonesia (4,248,409), Mexico (3,826,786), Ukraine (3,233,178) and Poland (3,111,534), according to CSSE figures.
Nations with more than 100,000 dead are Brazil (609,573), India (461,057), Mexico (289,734), Russia (243,405), Peru (200,438), Indonesia (143 557), the United Kingdom (142,293), Italy (132,423), Colombia (127,571), Iran (127,439), France (118,924) and Argentina (116,143).
UK registers 32,322 additional new coronavirus cases
The United Kingdom recorded 32,322 new Covid-19 infections and 57 coronavirus-related deaths on Monday, bringing the total loss of life to 141,862, the British Health Security Agency said. The death toll only includes people who died within 28 days of their first positive test.
While infections fell 16.6% over the past week, the death toll rose 8.2%, Xinhua reported citing officials. There are currently 8,966 patients hospitalized with Covid-19.
The latest data came as the head of the British National Health Service (NHS) urged citizens to get vaccinated.
“With the dual threat of COVID and the flu, we are facing a winter like no other and so it is even more important that people get their vaccines – first vaccine, second dose, booster or flu,” said the NHS Executive Director Amanda Pritchard. Twitter.
More than 87% of people aged 12 and over in the UK have received their first dose of the vaccine and over 79% have received both doses, the latest figures show. At the same time, more than 17% received booster shots, or third doses of a coronavirus vaccine.