The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 4.639 million, while over 225 million cases of the infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland’s Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
The United States has the highest death toll and overall coronavirus tally, with 41.2 million infected and 662,000 fatalities. It is followed by India (33.2 million cases and a death toll of over 442,000) and Brazil (21 million cases, 587,000 deaths).
Just over half the US population supports the idea that everyone must have compulsory evidence of vaccination against the COVID-19 vaccine before participating in any work, shopping, social or other activities outside their homes, a new poll, which was conducted by the SSRS research company for CNN, revealed.
Meanwhile, medical officers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have recommended that all 12 to 15-year-olds should be offered a COVID-19 vaccine in a letter addressed to each of the health ministers in the four countries of the United Kingdom.