Washington, Sep 1: The number of global novel Coronavirus cases has topped 25.4 million, while the deaths have increased to over 849,000 on Tuesday, Johns Hopkins University said.
The total number of cases stood at 25,405,556 and the fatalities rose to 849,303, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) in its latest update.
The US accounted for the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 6,028,617 and 183,579 respectively, according to the CSSE.
Brazil came in the second place with 3,908,272 infections and 121,381 deaths.
In terms of cases, India ranks third (3,621,245), and is followed by Russia (992,402), Peru (647,166), South Africa (627,041), Colombia (607,904), Mexico (599,560) and Spain (462,858).
The other countries with over 20,000 deaths were the India (64,469), Mexico (64,414), the UK (41,588), Italy (35,483).7