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June 21, 2021

GlobalData Epidemiologist Report: Global Covid cases pass 178.5 million

By Paul Dennis

21 June

Globally, the total confirmed cases of Covid-19 have reached over 178,516,000, with more than 3,866,000 deaths and over 128,960,000 recoveries reported.

The US, India and Brazil occupy the first, second, and third positions, respectively for total confirmed Covid-19 cases.

Brazil reports over 500,000 total deaths since the start of the pandemic.

The estimated case fatality rate in Brazil has plateaued at approximately 2.8 cases per million population since mid-May 2021.

New daily cases in the US are on a downward trend overall.

However, several states are reporting an increase in cases these include Missouri, Utah, Nevada, and Arkansas among others.

Italy’s seven-day average of new daily cases was reported at 1,158 cases per day in the week leading up to 20 June.

Spain has also reported a decrease in new daily cases, the seven-day average of new daily cases was reported at 3,406 cases per day in the week leading up to 20 June.

This is a 19% decrease from the average two weeks ago.

France reports similar trends, the seven-day average in the week leading up to 20 June was approximately 2,390 cases per day.

The UK continues to see an increase in new daily cases, with approximately 9,170 daily cases reported in the week leading up to 20 June.

In the Southern Hemisphere, almost all countries are reporting a dramatic increase in new daily cases.

Argentina and Colombia are among the worst-hit in the region.

Argentina report over 4,268,000 total confirmed cases and Colombia is approaching the 4 million mark for total confirmed cases.

In the week leading up to 20 June Argentina reported over 20,000 new daily cases, on average.

Colombia’s average for the same week was over 27,000 new daily cases.

Ana Fernandez Menjivar, MSc DLSHTM, Senior Epidemiologist at GlobalData

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