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9 Feb 2022
Global COVID-19 Cases Cross 400 Million; U.S., India Lead as Hotspots
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The world has officially reached a macabre milestone with confirmed cases of COVID-19 exceeding 400 million globally.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the global case count was 400,244,031 as of 5:21pm PT on Tuesday with 5,761,208 fatalities across the globe.
The U.S. and India have the highest number of cases in the world with the U.S. accounting for over 19% of the global COVID-19 caseload. The country reported 77,025,027 cases with a death count of 908,262. India followed closely behind with 42,339,611 cases. Brazil accounts for the world’s second highest death count of 634,057 having reported 26,776,692 cases.
This comes after the world COVID-19 case count crossed 300 million on January 6th of this year.