Global Covid-19 Cases Now Close to 690 Million

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The overall number of global Covid-19 cases is gradually nearing 690 million.

According to the latest global data, the total Covid-19 case count is 689,905,359, while the death toll reached 6,887,328 this morning, reports UNB.

The US has reported 107,137,340 Covid-19 cases so far, while 1,165,733 people have died from the virus in the country — both highest counts globally.

India on Sunday logged 202 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the active cases down to 3,343 from 3,502, according to the Union health ministry. The death toll has increased to 5,31,880 with two deaths and the case tally was recorded at 4,49,91,582, the data showed.

France and Germany have registered 40,098,413 and 38,428,685 Covid-19 cases so far, occupying the third and fourth positions in the world number-wise, and 167,373 and 174,352 people have died in the European countries, as per Worldometer.

Covid-19 situation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh reported 68 more Covid-19 cases in the 24 hours till Sunday morning.

With the new numbers, the country's total caseload rose to 2,039,639, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,448 as no new fatalities were reported.

The daily Covid-19 test positivity increased to 7.64 percent from Saturday’s 6.11 percent as 892 samples were tested.

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