The total coronavirus infections worldwide now number 7,136,366, and the toll of related deaths has reached 406,902, according to the latest data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
The data shows that as of Tuesday morning, the United States continues to lead all other nations in both the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and death toll, which stand at 1,961,185 and 111,007 respectively.
Brazil comes in behind the U.S. with the world’s second-highest number of infections at 707,412, followed by Russia’s 416,043 reported cases.
Britain follows the U.S. in the number of coronavirus fatalities, with 40,680 deaths. Brazil holds on to the third-largest fatality rate, now standing at the 37,134 mark as the Latin American nation continues to struggle to contain the fast-spreading epidemic.