Global Covid-19 cases surpass 45 million

Sun Online Desk

31st October, 2020 12:21:09 printer

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 45 million

The global confirmed cases of  Covid-19 exceeded 45 million on  Saturday, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

The data shows the Covid-19 cases reached 45,477,552 while 1,187,023 more fatalities recorded till this morning.

The United States total cases surpassed 9 million on Friday, the record high single-day total since the onset of the pandemic in the country. Total cases counted over 9,036, 678 as of Saturday.

 Besides, Brazil's COVID-19 cases surpassed  5,494,376, while its death toll rose to 158,969 after another 513 fatalities were reported, said JHU data.

Brazil ranks second in the world in the number of deaths from the disease, only behind the United States, and third in the number of cases, after the United States and India.

In India, the country has reported 8,088,851 cases till Saturday morning while the total death toll from Covid-19 climbed to 121,090.

Bangladesh on Friday reported 1,604 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the total caseload to 406,364 and fatalities to 5,905, UNB reported.