Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
E-paper

Global Covid cases top 513 million

Global Covid cases top 513 million

Popular News

The overall number of Covid cases has surged past 513 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.

According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 513,457,336 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,235,231 Sunday morning.

The US has recorded 81,349,060 cases so far and 993,712 people have died from the virus in the country, the university data shows.

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 43,075,864 on Saturday, as 3,688 new cases were registered in 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's data.

This is the third day when the number of new cases breached the 3,000-mark, after lying low for the past several months.

Besides, as many as 50 deaths across the country due to the pandemic since Friday morning took the total death toll to 523,803.