Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Global Covid cases top 527 million

The overall number of Covid cases has surpassed 527 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.

According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 527,127,837 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,288,589 on Sunday morning.

The US has recorded 83,255,845 cases so far and 1,002,146 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 43,136,340 on Friday, with 2,008 new cases registered in 24 hours across the South Asian country, showed the federal health ministry's data.

A further 25 deaths from the pandemic were reported in India, taking the death toll to 524,348.