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Global Covid cases top 252 million

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 13th November, 2021 10:29:57 AM
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Global Covid cases top 252 million

 

The overall number of Covid cases has surged past 252 million amid the global race to vaccinate masses against the infectious disease, UNB reported.

According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 252,442,545 while the death toll from the virus reached 5,087,366 Saturday morning.

The US has recorded 46,974,977 cases to date and more than 761,691 people have died so far from the virus in the country, as per the university data.

Brazil on Friday registered 610,491 deaths and 21,939,196 cases, said the Health Ministry.

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 34,414,186 on Friday, as 12,516 new cases were registered in 24 hours across the country, as per the federal health ministry data.

Besides, as many as 501 deaths due to the pandemic since Thursday morning took the total toll to 462,690.

Situation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh logged five more Covid-linked deaths and reported 221 fresh infections in 24 hours till Friday morning.