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On late Friday, January 21, 2022, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that the overall number of people who have confirmed the deadly virus called the novel coronavirus has overreached 340 million. On the other hand, the number of fatalities due to the deadly virus has also crossed 5.57 million.

As per reports, on January 21, 2022, since the pandemic has emerged across the globe, as many as 340,543,962 people have been exposed to the COVID-19 deadly virus. On the other hand, a total of 5,570,163 people have lost their due to the contagious mutant so far across the globe.


Over the past 24 hours, the number of people who have tested positive due to the novel coronavirus across the globe grew by 3,472,227. As compared to the cases of COVID-19, the number of fatalities associated with the deadly viral infection has increased by 9,184.

Further, since the pandemic has outbreak across the globe, January 20 was the day which has recorded the biggest number of new cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic in just one day. The number of cases on the day was about 3,933,319. The recorded number of the cases worldwide have been submitted to the World Health Organisation within 24 hours. Most of the official statics of the COVID-19 pandemic of the WHO is based on the respective countries.

Moreover, a total of 300 million cases of the contagious mutant have crossed on January 8, 2022, and the threshold of 250 million counts was crossed on November 9, 2021. On the other hand, the biggest count of coronavirus cases of 200 million was surpassed on August 5, 2021.

As per the status of the cases of the COVID-19 in the different countries, here is the recorded of the countries that where the highest and the least of the cases of the deadly virus have been recorded.

The highest number of cases of coronavirus was reported from the United States, with a count of 68,199,861. It is further followed by India with 38,566,027 cases and Brazil with 23,416,748 cases of coronavirus. On the other hand, the United Kingdom and France have reported 15,613,287 and 15,201,084 cases of the COVID-19 pandemic, respectively.

Moreover, the biggest number of deaths associated with the COVID-19 were reported from the United States with 852,334, followed by Brazil with 621,885 and India with 488,396. After that, Russia has reported a total of 324,752 fatalities and Mexico with 302,112.


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