Global Covid cases near 669 million

The overall number of global Covid-19 cases is gradually nearing 669 million, with the sudden surge of the virus’ Omicron sub-variant in Asia and some other parts of the world.


According to latest global data, the total case count mounted to 668,664,437 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,713,700 on Monday morning.


The US has recorded 103,086,927 cases so far, while 1,121,097 people have died from the virus in the country, both highest counts around the world.


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India reported 153 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the caseload to 44,681,170.


With no deaths reported across the country during this period, India’s Covid death toll remained static at 530,720.


Meanwhile, France has registered 39,407,727 Covid-19 cases so far, occupying the third position, while 162,643 people have died in the country, as per the Worldometer.


Covid situation in Bangladesh


Bangladesh registered 17 more Covid cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning.


With the new numbers, the country’s total caseload rose to 2,037,267, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).


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However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,440 as no new fatalities were reported.


Source: United News of Bangladesh