Coronavirus global caseload now 31,779,533

Coronavirus global caseload now 31,779,533

Coronavirus cases across the globe reached 31,779,533 on Thursday, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

The death toll from Covid-19 stands at 975,100 in the morning.

Data compiled by JHU showed that India now has the second-highest number of cases with 5, 646,010 after the US as of Thursday.

The South Asian country has so far reported 90,020 deaths.

However, Brazil has come to the third position with 4,591,364 cases and 138,105 deaths.

The US is the worst-affected country with 6,933,248 cases and 201,880 fatalities.

Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year. The World Health Organization declared it a pandemic in March.