Washington: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide has topped 16 million. According to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, the US leads the count with 4.1 million, followed by 2.3 million in Brazil and 1.3 million in India. The US also has the highest number of deaths with 146,460, followed by 86,449 in Brazil and 45,823 in the UK.
In the US, New York state leads with 32,608 deaths.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.