Coronavirus infections and deaths are on the rise worldwide. Many countries have already imposed strict restrictions including lockdowns. One of the reasons for the sudden increase in infection is the spread of a few variants of the Coronavirus across the world.
More than 30,56,000 people have already died in the world. More than 14.35 crore have been infected with the virus. Moreover, more than 8.24 crore people have recovered from the virus.
This information was reported by Coronavirus Resource Center at Johns Hopkins University on Thursday morning.
According to the Coronavirus Resource Center at Johns Hopkins University on Thursday, total 143,528,162 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 worldwide and 3,056,040 people have died of the infection. In addition, 82,417,734 people have recovered.
The United States has reported the highest number of infections and deaths of Covid-19 so far. Total 31,862,080 people contracted the Coronavirus in the U.S. and 569,401 have died.
Indian online portal NDTV reported that 15,930,965 people have contracted the infection in the country. With the number, India is the second worst hit country in the world. So far, 184,657 people have died in India, which is ranked as the fourth country in terms of Covid-19 deaths.
On Thursday, India reported over 300,000 Coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. This is the highest number of Covid-19 infection reported daily globally. During the same period, India reported a record of 2,104 deaths.
As per Johns Hopkins University tally, 14,122,795 million people have been infected in Brazil, a South American country. The country is the third-highest in the Covid-19 infection. Total 381,475 people have died and 12,436,210 people have recovered. Brazil is in the second position for Covid-19 deaths toll.
Meanwhile, Mexico’s death toll became the third highest in the world. So far, 213,597 people have died of Covid-19 in the country. Total 2,315,811 people have been diagnosed with the Coronavirus.