Washington, April 1: The global coronavirus caseload has topped 488.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 6.14 million and vaccinations to over 10.88 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Friday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and the death toll stood at 488,346,479 and 6,142,805, respectively, while the total number of vaccine doses administered has increased to 10,884,874,168.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 80,103,665 and 980,624, according to the CSSE. India accounts for the second highest caseload at 43,024,440. The other countries with over 10 million cases are Brazil (29,951,670) France (25,803,173), Germany (21,394,747), the UK (21,309,769), Russia (17,583,111), Turkey (14,860,560), Italy (14,642,354), South Korea (13,375,818) and Spain (11,508,309), the CSSE figures showed. World Has Seen 500,000 COVID-19 Deaths Since Omicron Variant of Coronavirus Was First Detected.

The nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (660,022), India (521,129), Russia (361,348), Mexico (322,948), Peru (212,207), the UK (165,977), Italy (159,383), Indonesia (155,089), France (143,307), Iran (140,204), Colombia (139,321), Germany (129,708), Argentina (128,019), Poland (115,173), Ukraine (112,459) and Spain (102,218).

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