Friday, 1 July, 2022

Global Covid cases near 530 million

The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 530 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.

According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 529,701,594 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,306,199 on Thursday morning.

The US has recorded 85,440,340 cases so far and 1,030,415 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 43,142,192 on Wednesday with 2,124 new cases registered in 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's data.

Besides, 17 deaths from the pandemic registered across the country since Monday morning took the total death toll to 524,507.