Publish: 09 Sep 2020, 12:54 pm
The total global death toll from Covid-19 rose to 896,127 as of Wednesday morning, according to the recent data from Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
The JHU data shows a total of 27,477,049 people in 188 countries have so far been diagnosed with the virus.
The United States reported the world's highest caseload and death toll, with 6,326,696 cases and a death rate of 189,639.
With regard to Covid-19 cases, India has become the second worst-hit country as it has reported 4,280,422 cases while the death toll from the virus has reached 72,775 in the country of South Asia so far.
Besides, Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll surpassed 127,464 on Wednesday while the country’s total caseload counted 4,162,073.
Six months after Bangladesh announced its first coronavirus patient detection, on Tuesday the number of officially confirmed Covid-19 cases inched closer to 3.3 lakh.
Health authorities in the country announced 1,892 new cases were identified, taking the tally to 329,251.
Among them, 4,552 have died – 36 in the last 24 hours.
Bangladesh announced its first cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18.