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Global Covid cases near 231 million

Global Covid cases near 231 million

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Believe it or not, the overall number of global Covid cases is fast approaching 231 million.

According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 230, 542,888 while the death tally from the virus reached 4,727,498 on Friday morning.

The US has recorded 42, 667, 412 cases to date and more than 684,286 people have died so far from the virus in the country, as per the university data.

Brazil, which has been experiencing new wave of cases since January, registered 21,308,178 cases. Brazil's Covid-19 death toll has also risen to 593,018.

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 33,593, 492 on Thursday, as 31,458 new cases were registered in 24 hours across the country, as per the federal health ministry's data.

Besides, as many as 319 deaths due to the pandemic since Thursday morning took the total death toll to 446,399.