New Delhi: The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 5.4 million mark, while the deaths increased to 345,036. Also Read - Karnataka Revamps Diet For COVID Patients in Hospitals | Rava Idli, Pongol, Dosa on Menu

The total number of cases stood at 5,406,537, the Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update. Meanwhile, the US remained the worst-hit country across the world, followed by Brazil. Also Read - Bell Bottom Movie News: Vaani Kapoor Confirms Joining Akshay Kumar in The Remake of Kannada Film

While the United States has the highest number of cases and deaths at 1,643,098 and 97,711, respectively, Brazil accounted for the second highest number of infections at 363,211. Also Read - Phil Simmons Has The Full Backing of Cricket West Indies: Ricky Skerritt

However, in terms of fatalities, the UK came in second after the US with 36,875 COVID-19 deaths.  The other countries with over 10,000 deaths are Italy (32,785), Spain (28,752), France (28,370), and Brazil (22,666).

The other countries with maximum number of COVID-19 cases are–Russia (344,481), the UK (260,916), Spain (235,772), Italy (229,858), France (182,709), Germany (180,328), Turkey (156,827), India (156,827), Iran (135,701), and Peru (119,959).