Global COVID-19 tally tops 173.1mn
A health worker collects swab sample of a person for COVID-19 testing. [File/ GK]

Global COVID-19 tally tops 173.1mn

In terms of infections, India follows in the 2nd place with 28,809,339 cases.

Washington, June 7: The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 173.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.72 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 173,197,944 and 3,726,107, respectively.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 33,362,471 and 597,627, respectively, according to the CSSE.

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 28,809,339 cases.

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are India (346,759), Mexico (228,754), the UK (128,173), Italy (126,523), Russia (121,171) and France (110,160).

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