Globally, the total confirmed cases of Covid-19 have reached over 174,480,200, with more than 3,750,000 deaths and over 125,270,000 recoveries reported.
The US, India, and Brazil occupy the first, second, and third positions, respectively for total confirmed Covid-19 cases.
India is closing in on the US due to its new confirmed cases reaching over 80,000 new infections each day since mid-May.
South America countries continue to be affected by Covid-19 as Peru and Argentina’s seven-day average daily new confirmed cases are trending upwards (rates of 3,498 and 2,498, respectively).
Indonesia reported over 7,700 new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday, its highest daily number since late February and brings the total number of cases to over 1.8 million.
Health experts are urging Indonesian government to speed up vaccinations.
A health ministry official confirmed that vaccinations would now be open to those over 18 years of age in Jakarta, which is the epicentre of the outbreak.
Kamal Duran, MPH, Associate Epidemiologist at GlobalData Plc.