Coronavirus cases cross 9 million, approaching 5 million recoveries: Reports global track record.

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(Reuters)

The total number of global Covid-19 cases have crossed 9 million, while the deaths have increased to over 470,000, according to global tracking websites.

By Monday morning (8 am UAE time), the total number of cases stood at 9,050,686, while the fatalities increased to 470,792.

With 2,279,306 cases and 119,967 deaths, the US continues with the world’s highest number of coronavirus infections and fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins’ Center for Systems Science and Engineering.

Brazil comes in the second place with 1,083,341 infections and 50,591 deaths.

In terms of cases, Russia ranks third (583,879), and was followed by India (410,461), the UK (305,803), Peru (251,338), Spain (246,272), Chile (242,355), Italy (238,499), Iran (204,952), France (197,008), Germany (191,272), Turkey (187,685), Mexico (180,545), Pakistan (176,617), Saudi Arabia (157,612), Bangladesh (112,306) and Canada (103,078), the CSSE figures showed.

The other countries with over 10,000 deaths are the UK (42,717), Italy (34,634), France (29,643), Spain (28,323), Mexico (21,825) and India (13,254).