Sunday, 25 September, 2022

Global Covid cases top 595 million

Global Covid cases top 595 million

The overall number of Covid cases has now surged past 595 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.

According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 595,168,628 and the death toll reached 6,454,572 on Monday morning.

The US has recorded 94,688,168 cases so far and 1,062,343 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

According to India’s federal health ministry data released on Sunday, 14,092 new cases of COVID-19 were reported during the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 44,253,464 in the country.

The cases reported on Sunday mark a decrease in comparison to the daily caseload of Saturday (15,815).

With the reports of the fresh cases, India's active caseload currently stands at 116,861.

The country also logged 41 related deaths during the past 24 hours, pushing the overall death toll to 527,037 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said.