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Global Covid cases surpass 607 million

Global Covid cases surpass 607 million

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The overall number of Covid cases has now crossed 607 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.

According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 607,175,775 and the death toll reached 6,491,960 on Wednesday morning.

The US has recorded 96,149,016 cases so far and 1,069,748 people have died from the virus in the country, both highest counts around the world.

India's daily COVID-19 caseload Tuesday fell to 5,439, taking the total tally to 44,421,162 in the country, according to federal health ministry data released on Tuesday.

With the reporting of fresh cases, India's active caseload currently stands at 65,732.

The country also logged 30 related deaths in 24 hours, pushing the overall toll to 527,829 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said.

Meanwhile, Malaysia reported 1,946 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Monday, bringing the national total to 4,778,140, according to the health ministry.

Another eight deaths were reported, pushing the death toll to 36,206.