Global Covid cases near 107 million


10th February, 2021 11:42:12 printer

Global Covid cases near 107 million

In Bangladesh, the total number of Covid cases has now topped 106.8 million.

According to the latest data released by Johns Hopkins University, the current global caseload and death toll stood at 106,880,652 and 2,339,991, respectively.

In the US, the pandemic shows little sign of relenting. The country has recorded 27,189,188 cases, with 468,103 fatalities, till Wednesday morning.

Brazil on Tuesday said it registered 1,350 deaths due to the novel coronavirus disease in the past 24 hours, raising the country's death toll to 233,520.

India recorded 10,847,304 cases while the death toll mounted to 155,158 as off Wednesday, according to the latest data released by the federal health ministry on Tuesday.

The countries over 3 million cases are the United Kingdom with 3,983,756, Russia with 3,953,970, France with 3,419,210 and Spain with 3,005,487.

Situation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Tuesday said it recorded eight more coronavirus-related deaths and 387 fresh cases in the last 24 hours until morning.

Coronavirus vaccination in Bangladesh

The government launched a countrywide mass Covid-19 vaccination drive on February 7.

Doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine that Bangladesh acquired from India’s Serum Institute have been sent to hospitals across the country to make the inoculation drive a success.

Once one receives the first dose, the second one has to be taken within 8 to 12 weeks.