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COVID-19: South Korea, Japan, Australia report highest cases globally; check full list here

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 80,686,315 and 988,898 respectively, according to the CSSE.

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 04:50 PM IST

COVID-19: South Korea, Japan, Australia report highest cases globally; check full list here | AP
COVID-19: South Korea, Japan, Australia report highest cases globally; check full list here | AP
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The global coronavirus caseload has topped 504.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 6.19 million and vaccinations to over 11.18 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Tuesday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and the death toll stood at 504,990,510 and 6,199,732 respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered increased to 11,181,442,274.

Meanwhile, according to COVID-19 tracker Worldometer, there are several countries that are still reporting a huge amount of cases. South Korea, Japan, Australia have reported the maximum cases on Monday, April 18.

Check out the list below:

South Korea - 47,743

Japan - 39,899

Australia - 34,270

USA - 25,021

France - 19,810

Germany - 19,303

Italy - 18,380

Check the full list here.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 80,686,315 and 988,898 respectively, according to the CSSE.

India accounts for the second highest caseload at 43,044,280.

The other countries with over 10 million cases are Brazil (30,261,088) France (27,980,729), Germany (23,437,145), the UK (21,916,961), Russia (17,820,486), South Korea (16,471,940), Italy (15,730,676), Turkey (14,999,479), Spain (11,627,487) and Vietnam (10,475,819).

The nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (662,271), India (521,965), Russia (366,209), Mexico (323,944), Peru (212,630), the UK (172,014), Italy (161,766), Indonesia (155,903), France (145,242), Iran (140,854), Colombia (139,751), Germany (132,953), Argentina (128,344), Poland (115,838), Spain (103,104) and South Africa (100,181).

(With inputs from agencies)

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Published on: Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 04:50 PM IST