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The number of novel coronavirus cases surpassed the 100 million mark Tuesday, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.
Axar.az reports that more than 25.3 million cases were recorded in the US since the start of the pandemic. India has almost 10.7 million infections and Brazil exceeds 8.8 million.
The global death toll was at more than 2.1 million, of which 423,000 have been recorded in the US. Brazil is second on that list with some 217,000 fatalities, followed by more than 153,000 in India.
Despite several vaccines that have been developed, new strains of the virus that recently emerged in the UK and South Africa have created uncertainty about whether the world will soon put the pandemic in the rearview mirror.
2021.01.27 / 09:51