Washington, D.C. June 28 —- The total number of COVID-19 cases worldwide was close to 10 million, while deaths jumped to more than 498,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.
As of Sunday morning, the total number of cases was 9,950,945, while the number of deaths has risen to 498,135, the university’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
With 2,507,930 cases and 125,511 deaths, the United States continues to have the highest number of infections and deaths of COVID-19 worldwide, according to the CSSE.
Brazil is second with 1,313,667 infections and 57,070 deaths.
As far as cases are concerned, Russia ranks third (626,779), followed by India (508,953), the United Kingdom (311,727), Peru (275,989), Chile (267,766), Spain (248,469), Italy (240), Iran (220,180), Mexico (12 France (199,473), Pakistan (198,883), Turkey (195,883), Germany (194,458), Saudi Arabia (178,504) , Bangladesh (133,978), South Africa (131,800) and Canada (104,878), according to SSE figures.
The other countries with more than 10,000 deaths are the United Kingdom (43,598), Italy (34,716), France (29,781), Spain (28,341), Mexico (26,381), India (15,685) and Iran (10,364).