Washington, Oct 12: The number of global Novel Coronavirus cases was nearing the 37.4 million mark, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,075,700 on Monday, the Johns Hopkins University said.
The total number of cases stood at 37,395,029 and the fatalities increased to 1,075,750, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The US is the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 7,761,637 and 214,767, respectively, according to the CSSE.
India comes in second place in terms of cases at 7,053,806, while the country’s death toll soared to 108,334.
The other countries with the cases are Brazil (5,094,979), Russia (1,291,687) and Colombia (911,316) the CSSE figures showed.
Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 150,488.
The countries with a death toll above 20,000 are Mexico (83,781), the UK (42,915), Italy (36,166), Peru (33,223) and Spain (32,929).