Publish: 04 Oct 2022, 10:04 am
The overall number of global Covid cases has crossed 623 million.
According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 623,689,162 while the death toll from the virus reached 603,857,943 on Tuesday morning, reports UNB.
The US has recorded 98,285,738 cases so far and 1,085,060 people have died from the virus in the country, both highest counts around the world.
India on Monday reported 830 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total tally to 44,598,328.
The South Asian country also logged 28 more Covid-related deaths in 24 hours, taking the death toll to 528,701 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Covid in Bangladesh
Bangladesh reported two more Covid-linked deaths with 696 fresh cases in 24 hours till Monday morning.
With the new numbers, the country's total fatalities rose to 29,371 and the caseload to 2,026,908, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Both the latest deceased were men from Dhaka and Sylhet divisions.
The daily case test positivity rate declined to 12% from Sunday’s 14.35% as 5,801 samples were tested.
The mortality rate and recovery rate remained unchanged at 1.45% and 97.03%, respectively.
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