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Global Covid-19 cases cross 675 million

The overall number of Covid-19 cases around the world has now crossed 675 million, with a sudden surge of cases in Asia and some other parts of the world.

According to the latest global data, the total Covid-19 case count was 675,013,547 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,760,663 this morning (January 31, 2023).

The US has recorded 104,183,562 Covid-19 cases so far, while 1,132,719 people have died from the virus in the North American country, both highest counts around the world.

India on Monday (January 30, 2023) reported 80 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of infections to 4,46,82,719.

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The country also saw two new Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the number of deaths to 530,740, according to the health ministry's website.

Meanwhile, Canada has renewed its number of total Covid-19 cases and deaths to 4,550,256 and 50,380, respectively, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) said on Monday.

Covid-19 situation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh reported 11 more Covid-19 cases in 24 hours till Monday morning.

With the new number, the country's total caseload rose to 2,037,543, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

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However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,442 as no new fatalities were reported.

Source: United News of Bangladesh