The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 1.612 million, over 72.2 million cases of the infection have been detected, and over 46.8 million have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland’s Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
The United States, India and Brazil lead in terms of the number of registered coronavirus infections, while the largest number of COVID-19-related deaths has been observed in the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The United States recorded a total of 219,510 new cases on Sunday, down from Saturday’s record high of over 231,000 cases. A total of 2,368 patients reportedly died on Sunday.
In Brazil, Sunday’s tally was 43,900, down from Saturday’s 53,000; 686 patients died in one day.
India recorded 30,254 new infections, around the same as the day before, and 391 patients died.