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Global Covid-19 cases exceed 18 million, while death Surpass 690,000 — Johns Hopkins University

The number of novel coronavirus cases around the world has exceeded 18 million on Monday, the overall number of cases currently stands at 18,288,573, said the US-based Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University, which compiles its statistics based on data from international organizations, federal and local authorities.

The United state has the highest The United States accounts for the majority of confirmed cases with 4,717,568, while Brazil has 2,750,318 cases followed by India and Russia with 1,855,745, 854,641 confirmed cases respectively.

South Africa as top the list as the fifth country with the highest number of cases with 516,862 overall COVID cases, while death due to the deadly infection is at 8,539 placing the country as the worst-hit country in Africa.

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The global Covid-19 deaths also surpassed 690,000 on Monday, the US reported the most Covid-19 deaths, standing at 155,469, followed by Brazil with 94,665 deaths. Other countries with over 30,000 fatalities include Mexico, Britain, India, Italy, and France.

Meanwhile, Roundnews24.com had previously reported that the NCDC on its daily update announced that Nigeria has recorded 288 new COVID-19 Cases. in this report, Lagos leads with 88 cases followed by Kwara state with 33 new cases.

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