6th August, 2021
The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has surpassed 200 million, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Globally, as of Thursday, there have been 200,174,883 confirmed cases, including 4,255,892 deaths, reported to WHO.
The United States, India and Brazil remain the top three in confirmed cases.
While the U.S. has reported 35,125,227 cases, India has 31,812,114 cases.
Brazil has overshot 20,000,000 cases. It now has 20, 20,066,587 cases.
Following the top three are Russia with 6,379,904 cases, France with 6,068,252 cases.
The UK has 5,952,760 cases, Turkey 5,822,487, Argentina 4,961,880, Colombia 4,807,979 and Spain 4,545,184 cases.
The United States, Brazil and India have also recorded the highest death tolls.
U.S. Covid-19 death toll as at Thursday was 609,613.
India logged 558,432 deaths, and Brazil 426,290.
According to the WHO data, the Americas remains the most impacted region by COVID-19, with a total of 77,904,346 confirmed cases and 2,020,001 deaths.
It is followed by Europe where 60,771,066 cases and 1,226,634 deaths have been reported.