Publish: 19 Jun 2023, 10:47 am
The overall number of Covid-19 cases around the world has now surpassed 690 million.
According to the latest global data, the total Covid-19 case count is 690,481,202, while the death toll reached 6,892,593 this morning, reports UNB.
The US has reported 107,243,887 Covid-19 cases so far, while 1,167,334 people have died from the virus in the country — both highest counts globally.
India recorded 108 new coronavirus cases, raising the tally to 4.49 crore, while the active cases decreased to 1,983, according to the Union health ministry.
The death toll due to the viral disease stood at 5,31,893, the data showed.
France and Germany have registered 40,124,619 and 38,428,685 Covid-19 cases so far, occupying the third and fourth positions in the world number-wise, and 167,548 and 174,352 people have died in the European countries, as per Worldometer.
Covid-19 situation in Bangladesh
Bangladesh reported two more Covid-19-linked deaths and 230 fresh cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning.
With the new numbers, the country's total fatalities rose to 29,457 and caseload to 2,041,470, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Read: Covid-19 numbers keep rising: 114 more cases reported
The daily case test positivity rate increased to 7.75 per cent from Saturday’s 5.41 as 2,967 samples were tested.
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