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The global coronavirus caseload has topped 231.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.74 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.08 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Monday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload, death toll and vaccination tally stood at 231,808,663, 4,747,726 and 6,088,716,731, respectively.

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,931,259 and 688,032, respectively, according to the CSSE.

In terms of infections, India follows in second place with 33,652,745 cases.

The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (21,351,972), the UK (7,700,358), Russia (7,313,112), France (7,085,607), Turkey (7,039,470), Iran (5,533,520), Argentina (5,250,402), Colombia (4,951,675), Spain (4,946,601), Italy (4,660,314), Indonesia (4,208,013), Germany (4,204,282) and Mexico (3,628,812), the CSSE figures showed.

Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (594,443), India (446,918), Mexico (275,303), Peru (199,228), Russia (200,245), Indonesia (141,467), the UK (136,529), Italy (130,697), Colombia (126,145), Iran (119,360), France (117,182) and Argentina (114,862).

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