Publish: 26 Oct 2022, 11:10 am
The overall number of global Covid-19 cases is gradually nearing 634 million.
According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 633,775,234 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,585,852 on Wednesday morning, reports UNB.
The US has recorded 99,141,254 cases so far, while 1,093,338 people have died from the virus in the country, both highest counts around the world.
India's daily Covid caseload Tuesday fell below the 1,000 mark, officials said.
According to federal health ministry data released on Tuesday morning, 862 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in 24 hours, taking the total tally to 44,644,938.
The cases reported on Tuesday marked a decrease in comparison with the daily caseload of 1,334 on Monday.
The country also logged three new Covid-related deaths in 24 hours, taking the death toll to 528,980 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said.
Meanwhile, Pakistan has reported 30 new Covid cases, the country's ministry of health said on Tuesday.
The overall tally of infected people climbed to 1,573,755 across the country after adding the fresh cases, according to the data released by the ministry.
Covid in Bangladesh
Bangladesh reported another Covid-linked death and 185 fresh cases in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.
The new figures took the country's total fatalities to 29,416 and the caseload to 2,034,533, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The daily case test positivity rate rose to 5.70 per cent from Monday's 4.65 per cent as 3,246 samples were tested during the period.
The mortality and recovery rates remained unchanged at 1.45 per cent and 97.25 per cent respectively.
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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