Global Covid Cases Surpass 633 Million

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The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has now crossed 633 million.

According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 633,247,902 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,584,151 on Tuesday morning, reports UNB.

The US has recorded 99,123,438 cases so far, while 1,093,153 people have died from the virus in the country, both highest counts around the world.

India reported 1,334 new cases of Covid-19, taking the total tally to 44,644,076 in the country, according to the federal health ministry's data released on Monday morning.

The country logged 16 related deaths, pushing the overall toll to 528,977 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said.

Meanwhile, South Korea reported 43,759 new Covid cases as of midnight Monday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 25,355,350, the health authorities said Tuesday.

Seventeen more deaths were confirmed, leaving the death toll at 29,017.

Covid in Bangladesh

Bangladesh reported two more Covid-linked deaths and 207 more cases in 24 hours till Monday morning.

With the new numbers, the total fatalities rose to 29,415 while the caseload to 2,034,348, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The daily case test positivity rate rose to 4.65 per cent from Sunday's 4.44 per cent as 4,454 samples were tested during the period.

The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.45 per cent and the recovery rate rose to 97.25 per cent.

In September, the country reported 40 Covid-linked deaths and 13,251 cases.

Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 last year and its highest number of fatalities of 264 on August 10 the same year.

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