Global Covid19 caseload surpass 90 million

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Setting yet another grim milestone, the overall global coronavirus caseload has surpassed the 90 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.92 million, according to the 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 death toll stood at 90,237,469 and 1,934,096, respectively.

The US is the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 22,385,975 and 374,072, respectively, according to the CSSE.

With24 hours on Monday, India recorded the lowest one-day figure in over six months taking India’s overall tally to 1,04,66,595.

Before this, the lowest number was recorded on January 5 when 16,375 cases were reported in a day.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said 161 deaths were reported in the past 24 hours taking the death toll to 1,51,160,

Since the last 17 days, less than 300 new deaths have been recorded in the country. IANS3