COVID: Global caseload tops 446.1 million
The global coronavirus caseload has topped 446.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.99 million and vaccinations to over 10.58 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Monday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and the death toll stood at 446,163,541 and 5,998,819, respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered has increased to 10,588,769,788. The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 79,271,466 and 958,621, according to the CSSE. The second worst hit country in terms of cases is India (42,962,953 infections and 515,036 deaths), followed by Brazil (29,056,525 infections and 652,438 deaths). The other countries with over 10 million cases are France (23,236,908), the UK (19,256,835), Russia (16,698,139), Germany (15,828,455), Turkey (14,353,888), Italy (13,026,112) and Spain (11,100,428), the CSSE figures showed.