Global Covid-19 Cases near 627 Million

Desk Report

Published: 10 Oct 2022, 01:57 pm

People wear face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022 || Photo: AP

People wear face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022 || Photo: AP

´╗┐The overall number of global Covid-19 cases is now gradually moving towards 627 million.

According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 626,671,750 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,561,013 this morning.

The US has recorded 98,555,072 cases so far while 1,087,880 people have died from the virus in the country, both highest counts around the world.

India's daily Covid-19 caseload Sunday fell below the 1,000 mark, officials said.

According to federal health ministry data released on Friday morning, 627 new cases of Covid were reported in 24 hours, taking the total tally to 44,612,640in the country.

The cases reported on Sunday marked a decrease in comparison with the daily caseload of 2,756 on Saturday.

With the reporting of fresh cases, India's active caseload currently stands at 30,362.

The country also logged 21 related deaths in 24 hours, pushing the overall death toll to 528,799 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said._UNB

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