Global Covid-19 caseload reach 157 million


8th May, 2021 03:32:56 PM printer

Global Covid-19 caseload reach 157 million


The Covid-19 situation is worsening around the world with each passing the day, despite mass vaccinations. In fact, the total global corona caseload is fast approaching 157 million.

Acording to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total Covid caseload reached 156,480,210 while the death toll from the virus mounted to 3,265,264, respectively, on Saturday morning.

The US, which is the world's worst-hit country in terms of both cases and deaths, has logged 32,649,677 cases with 580,870 fatalities to date, as per the university data.

India, which is now the world's second worst-hit country in terms of cases, has so far recorded 21,491,598 infections and 234,083 fatalities, according to the country's Health Ministry.

Brazil, counted one of the deadliest Covid-19 hotspots in the world, reported as many as 2,165 more deaths and 78,886 new cases from Covid-19 in 24 hours on Friday, raising the national fatality and cases count to 419,114 and 15,082,449 respectively, the  Ministry of Health said.

Situation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Friday reported 37 Covid-related deaths in 24 hours, including that of 14 women, the lowest since March 28.