Global Covid cases surpass 665 million


The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has now crossed 665 million.


According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 665,546,183 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,699,015 on Tuesday morning.


The US has recorded 102,686,752 cases so far, while 1,118,478 people have died from the virus in the country, both highest counts around the world.


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India reported 173 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, with the active caseload standing at 2,670.


The country also logged two more deaths related to COVID-19, taking the death toll to 530,707 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said.


According to data released on Monday morning by the federal health ministry, a total of 44,145,445 COVID-19 patients have been cured and discharged from hospitals.


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Meanwhile, Singapore reported 390 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 2,203,146.


One new death from COVID-19 was reported on Monday, pushing the total death toll to 1,712.


Covid in Bangladesh


Bangladesh registered 14 more Covid cases in the 24 hours till Monday morning.


With the new numbers, the country’s total caseload rose to 2,037,156, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).


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


The daily case test positivity fell to 0.84 per cent from Sunday’s 1.07 per cent as 1,667 samples were tested during the period.


Source: United News of Bangladesh