Covid-19: Global death toll surpasses 1.4 million

The global death toll from Covid-19 reached 1,409,301 on Wednesday as the confirmed cases neared six million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

Coronavirus is affecting 191 countries and territories around the world, infecting 59,762,055 people since the first cases were reported in China in December last year.

The United States has recorded the most cases (12,591,165) since the start of the pandemic followed by India and Brazil.

India’s Covid-19 tally reached 9,222,216 on Wednesday as 44,376 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours, the federal health ministry said.

According to it, the death toll mounted to 134,699 as 481 patients died since Tuesday morning.

Source: United News of Bangladesh