Global coronavirus cases top 100 million

26 January 2021, 21:34

A worker puts up a sign on the door of a new Covid-19 ward being set up at the Military Hospital in Lisbon
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The number of coronavirus cases across the globe has topped 100 million, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The number of coronavirus cases recorded around the world has passed 100 million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

The country with the most cases is the US, with more than 25 million, according to the institution.

India has recorded more than 10 million cases and Brazil’s tally is over 8.8 million.

The number was reached on the same day the UK Government’s figure for Covid-19 deaths passed 100,000.

Britain is the fifth country in the world to record 100,000 virus-related deaths, after the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico.

By Press Association